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.
In a new post on the Barcelona GSE Voice blog, Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets alum Sascha Buetzer '11 shares the experience of speaking at TEDxGöteborg:
“Last November I was given the unique opportunity to present my ideas to an audience that usually doesn’t get to hear much about the inner workings of the financial system and central banking. At the TEDx Conference “Spectrum” in Gothenburg, Sweden, I was one of 10 speakers who were given not more than 20 minutes to convey an “idea worth spreading...”
We will celebrate the Barcelona GSE's 10th anniversary with a meeting for alumni from all programs and cohorts, right here in Barcelona.
Activities will include a roundtable with Nobel Laureates and other prominent economists on the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council, special sessions for alumni in different sectors, brewery visit, party at SalCafé, and more!