For the third year in a row, Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors are among eight finalists for the "Vanguard of Science" (Vanguardia de la Ciencia) Award, organized by La Vanguardia newspaper and the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation. A project by Rosa Ferrer (UPF and BGSE) and another by Luigi Pascali (UPF and BGSE) are up against six more top researchers from around the country.
Professor Ferrer's work, "Gender gaps in performance: evidence from young lawyers" (with G. Azmat) is forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy.
Professor Pascali's work, "The wind of change: Maritime technology, trade and economic development" is forthcoming in the American Economic Review.
The winner of the "Vanguard of Science" Award is decided by online voting of La Vanguardia readers, so please vote for one of the projects before February 28, 2017!