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Joachim Voth appointed Barcelona GSE Research Professor

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Professor Joachim Voth (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE) has been named Barcelona GSE Research Professors by the School's leadership.

The distinction of Barcelona GSE Research Professor is a joint appointment between the Barcelona GSE and one of the School's academic units, and was created in 2009 to increase the critical mass of top scientists at the Barcelona GSE. Research Professorships are funded by the School's research endowment, which is dedicated exclusively to supporting these appointments. With this new appointment, there are now 12 Barcelona GSE Research Professors (full list at right).

In addition to producing award-winning research that includes an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), Prof. Voth is a member of the steering committee that directs the Barcelona GSE Master in International Trade, Finance and Development and teaches in the master programs and the GPEFM doctoral program organized by UPF and Barcelona GSE.

About Joachim Voth

Hans-Joachim Voth (PhD, Oxford, 1996) is ICREA Research Professor of Economics at UPF. Following a stint as a faculty member in Cambridge, UK, he worked as a Senior Associate at McKinsey. He has held visiting positions at Stanford, MIT, NYU, and Princeton. Professor Voth has acted as an advisor to the German Stock Exchange.

His area of specialization is financial and economic history, with an emphasis on the history of speculative bubbles and stock markets, as well as economic growth over the long run.

In 2008, Prof. Voth was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for the project "Securities in Times of Insecurity: Asset Returns and Holdings during Political, Social and Economic Crises in Europe, 1900-1950."

Professor Voth is currently on leave at the University of Zurich.

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Joachim Voth
PhD, University of Oxford
ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

 

Barcelona GSE Research Professors
(listed chronologically from earliest appointment to most recent)

Massimo Motta
PhD, London School of Economics and Université Catholique de Louvain
ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE
(on leave)

Nezih Guner
PhD, University of Rochester
ICREA-MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE

Antonio Ciccone
PhD, Stanford University
ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE
(on leave)

Jordi Galí
PhD, MIT
CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Salvador Barberà
PhD, Northwestern University
UAB and Barcelona GSE

Joan-Maria Esteban
PhD, University of Oxford
IAE and Barcelona GSE

Albert Marcet
PhD, University of Minnesota
ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE

Xavier Freixas
PhD, University of Toulouse
UPF and Barcelona GSE

Alberto Martín
PhD, Columbia University
CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE
(on leave)

Jaume Ventura
PhD, Harvard University
CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Giacomo de Giorgi
PhD, University College London
ICREA-UAB and Barcelona GSE

Joachim Voth
PhD, University of Oxford
ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE
(on leave)

 

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