About the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum

The Barcelona GSE Summer Forum is a series of independent workshops that cover the main fields of Economics.

The objective of the Summer Forum is to bring top researchers from around the globe to Barcelona to debate the present and future of the frontier of knowledge in Economics.

With each edition, the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum has grown in participation by top researchers, selectivity of papers chosen for each workshop, and reputation as the summer meeting point in Europe for colleagues with common research interests.

Workshops 2017

Workshops are listed alphabetically. Select a workshop to view organizers, programs, and lists of speakers from previous editions:

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Archive of past editions

Summer Forum 2017

Thank you to more than 700 speakers, organizers, discussants, poster presenters, and participants who attended the fifth edition of the Summer Forum!

Highlights will be posted soon in the Summer Forum Media Center.

Summer Forum 2016

  • 26 workshops
  • 331 papers presented (1310 submitted to workshop calls)
  • 700+ researchers from 30 countries

Media Center
Videos, photos, and highlights from the 2016 edition

Workshop schedule (web version)

Full conference program (pdf)

Summer Forum 2015

  • 28 workshops
  • 386 papers presented (1228 submitted to workshop calls)
  • 850 researchers from around the world

Full program [pdf]

Videos, photos, and highlights

Summer Forum 2014

  • 23 workshops
  • 305 papers presented (982 submitted to workshop calls)
  • 673 participants

Video playlist

  • Policy Roundtable with George Borjas, Caterina Calsamiglia, and Victory Lavy on Education and Immigration
  • Policy Lecture on Chinese Economy by Fabrizio Zilibotti

Full program [pdf]

Summer Forum 2013

  • 17 workshops
  • 225 papers presented (515 submitted to workshop calls)
  • 400 participants

Video Playlist

  • Policy roundtable on financial crises with Roger Farmer, Jaume Ventura, Jordi Galí, and Xavier Vives
  • Policy roundtable on development with Omar Licandro, Rohini Pande, Mark Rosenzweig, and Debraj Ray

Full program [pdf]