Updates

Kenneth J. Arrow

We are deeply saddened by the news that Barcelona GSE Scientific Council member Kenneth J. Arrow has passed away at age 95.

Together with John R. Hicks, he was the recipient of the 1972 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics "for pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory." 

"To measure Arrow you need extra-dimensions," said BGSE founder Andreu Mas-Colell. "The surprising thing about him is that he only got one Nobel Prize."

Professor Arrow was a member of the BGSE Scientific Council since the beginning, and we are grateful for the insights and advice he shared with us over the years. We will miss him very much at the 10th Anniversary Scientific Council Meeting this spring.

BGSE Chairman Ramon Marimon remembers Kenneth J. Arrow

Read Professor Arrow's Nobel Laureate Address (1972)

Barcelona GSE Lecture: "The Economy as an Interactive Information System"

Barcelona GSE Scientific Council

Obituaries

Other recent updates

Dr Beatrice W. Muriithi

Science by Women: Beatrice Muriithi, Barcelona GSE visiting researcher

Through the Women for Africa Foundation's "Science by Women" Program, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is pleased to host...

Women for Africa Foundation
Annual Report 2017-18

Barcelona GSE Annual Report 2017-18

The latest annual report from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, "Expanding the frontiers of economic knowledge," is now available...

Annual Report 2017-18
Alumni in Peru

Alumni and student activities roundup for November 2018

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

Botifarrada in Barcelona...

Alumni Platform
Felipe Valencia at the site of one of the Jesuit missions on Guarani lands in South America

Work by Felipe Valencia (GPEFM '15) published in QJE and featured in WaPo

A paper by Felipe Valencia '15 (GPEFM) has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics and recently...

Barcelona GSE Voice