About Barcelona GSE Research Professors

The distinction of Barcelona GSE Research Professor is a joint appointment between the Barcelona GSE and one of the School's academic units. The appointments began in 2009 to increase the critical mass of top scientists at the Barcelona GSE.

Research Professorships are funded by the Barcelona GSE Research Endowment, which is dedicated exclusively to supporting these appointments.

Endowment contributors to date:

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List of current Barcelona GSE Research Professors

There are currently 12 Barcelona GSE Research Professors. Read about their research and involvement in the Barcelona GSE community in the profiles below:

Fernando Broner Antonio Ciccone Giacomo De Giorgi Julian di Giovanni Xavier Freixas Jordi Galí Nezih Guner Albert Marcet Alberto Martín Massimo Motta José-Luis Peydró Jaume Ventura


facultyFernando Broner

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
International Finance

A selection of research by Fernando Broner:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyGiacomo De Giorgi

PhD, University College London

ICREA-MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests: 
Development, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Consumption Smoothing, Insurance Networks, Social Interactions

A selection of research by Giacomo De Giorgi:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyJulian di Giovanni

PhD, University of California-Berkeley

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
International Economics, Macroeconomic Fluctuations

A selection of research by Julian di Giovanni:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyXavier Freixas

PhD, University of Toulouse

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Payment Risk, Contagion, Lender of Last Resort, Banking

A selection of research by Xavier Freixas:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyJordi Galí

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomic Theory, Monetary Economics

A selection of research by Jordi Galí:

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facultyNezih Guner

PhD, University of Rochester

ICREA-MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests:
Family Economics, Labor Economics

A selection of research by Nezih Guner:

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facultyAlbert Marcet

PhD, University of Minnesota

ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomics, Time Series, Financial Economics, Economic Dynamic Theory

A selection of research by Albert Marcet:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyAlberto Martín

PhD, Columbia University

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomic Theory, International Economics, Financial Markets

A selection of research by Alberto Martín:

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facultyMassimo Motta

PhD, London School of Economics and Université Catholique de Louvain

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Industrial Organization, Competition (Antitrust) Policy, Regulation, Law and Economics, International Trade, Multinational Firms and Foreign Direct Investments

A selection of research by Massimo Motta:

  • Monopolisation: The Economics of Exclusionary Practices (with Chiara Fumagalli and Claudio Calcagno), Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • Competition Policy: Theory and Practice, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyJosé-Luis Peydró

PhD, INSEAD

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Banking, Systemic Risk, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics and Credit, Monetary Policy, International Finance, Macroprudential Supervision and Regulation

A selection of research by José-Luis Peydró:

Involvement in Barcelona GSE academic community:

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facultyJaume Ventura

PhD, Harvard University

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
International Economics, Macroeconomics

A selection of research by Jaume Ventura:

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Emeritus Research Professors

Salvador BarberàSalvador Barberà

PhD, Northwestern University
UAB and Barcelona GSE

 

Joan Maria EstebanJoan-Maria Esteban

PhD, University of Oxford
IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE