Professional placement and continuing education trends for graduates of the Barcelona GSE master programs Class of 2016. Information reported to the Career Services Office as of February 2017.
91% of the Barcelona GSE Class of 2016 has been placed within six months of graduation.
- 77% entered or returned to professional careers
- 23% continued their education, entering PhD or other post-graduate programs
Professional placements by industry
Examples of employers hiring Barcelona GSE graduates in the Class of 2016 (listed alphabetically by industry)
|Blackrock ■ European Central Bank (ECB) ■ European Investment Bank (EIB) ■ Morgan Stanley ■ United States Federal Reserve Bank|
|Bain & Company ■ Ernst & Young (EY) ■ McKinsey & Company ■ Nera Economic Consulting ■ RBB Economics|
|Government & Authorities
|French Ministry for Economy and Finance ■ German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) ■ Government of Australia ■ HM Treasury ■ UK Financial Conduct Authority|
|International Organizations / Non-profits
|Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) ■ International Labour Organisation (ILO) ■ OECD ■ UNICEF ■ United Nations (UN)|
|Research & Academic Institutions
|Columbia University ■ Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) ■ MIT ■ Overseas Development Institute (ODI)|
|Hewlett-Packard (HP) ■ Novo Nordisk ■ Seat ■ Social Point ■ Telefónica|
Most common job titles were: Research Assistant, Economist, Analyst
Where Class of 2016 grads are pursuing doctoral study
25 graduates joined one of two PhDs organized with Barcelona GSE
PhD programs in the United States:
PhD programs in the United Kingdom:
PhD programs at other institutions around the world such as:
World cities with most 2016 graduates are Barcelona, London, and Frankfurt.
There are 59 members of the BGSE Class of 2016 living in Barcelona. London is home to 13 graduates, and Frankfurt was the destination for 12 members of the class.
Other top destinations for last year's graduates included Paris (8 graduates), Madrid (6), Lima (4), and Washington, DC (4).
The Class of 2016 is currently living, working, and studying in 50 countries worldwide.
Career paths by program
Select a program to view placement results for the Class of 2016 and trends for the three most recent cohorts:
Master's Degree in Economics and Finance
Master's Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis
- Competition and Market Regulation
- Economics of Public Policy
- International Trade, Finance, and Development
- Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets
Masters' Degree in Data Science