Updates

Jose García-Montalvo (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

José García-Montalvo (UPF and Barcelona GSE) has been awarded the "Premi Catalunya d'Economia" by the Catalan Economic Society, a section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. He received the prize for his work "Política de precios públicos y eficacia del sistema de becas en Catalunya," published by the Department of Economy and Knowledge of the Government of Catalonia.

The study offers a technical, in-depth analysis of the impact of a sliding scale for university fees applied in Catalonia since 2012 in comparison to the previously existing system. It is a unique study internationally in terms of the combination of a huge amount of information, the level of detail of the research, and the statistical techniques used.

Read the study (in Spanish)

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Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education ranks Barcelona GSE founding universities in top 15 young institutions world-wide

The Times Higher Education (THE), which produces one of the most prestigious and influential university rankings in the world, has...

UPF website
Barcelona GSE Alumni in London

Alumni and student activities roundup for May 2018

Here's a recap of the community activities organized by the Barcelona GSE and alumni community during May:

First New York...

Alumni Platform
CPI

Massimo Motta talks online platforms and antitrust with Competition Policy International

In this podcast from Competition Policy International (CPI), Barcelona GSE Research Professor Massimo Motta (UPF and BGSE) talks about online...

CPI
Timothy Besley and Hannes Mueller

AEA Video: Besley and Mueller on predation, protection, and productivity

The American Economic Association has produced a short video summarizing the findings of a paper by Timothy Besley (LSE) and...

American Economic Association