10th Annual Barcelona GSE Economics "Trobada"

The tenth annual Barcelona GSE "Trobada" took place on October 26, 2012 at the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. The "Trobada" is a yearly academic gathering of Barcelona GSE affiliated professors and external research fellows. Researchers from all four of the School's academic units participated, sharing research on Political Economics, Labor Economics and Risk Sharing and participating in a round table debate on the future of the Euro Area. (Presenters and paper topics are listed at right.)


research researchers

Faculty from the GSE's academic units gather for the annual research "Trobada" to hear current research findings from around the community and to reconnect with colleagues after the summer.

Round table (from left): Juan Carlos Conesa (UAB and Barcelona GSE), Albert Marcet (ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE), round table chair Alberto Martín (CREI and Barcelona GSE), José-Luis Peydró (UPF and Barcelona GSE), and Jaume Ventura (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE).

Papers presented at Trobada X

Click on the paper titles below to view each presentation's slides. (Researchers are listed alphabetically.)

faculty Prof. Sarolta Laczó
(IAE and Barcelona GSE)
"Risk Sharing with Limited Commitment and Storage"
(with Arpad Abraham)
faculty Prof. Gianmarco León
(UPF and Barcelona GSE)
"Turnout, Political Preferences and Information: Experimental Evidence from Peru"

Prof. Joan Llull (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)
"Immigration, Wages and Education: a Labor Market Equilibrium Structural Model"

faculty Prof. Giacomo Ponzetto
(CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE)
"Centralization and Accountability: Theory and Evidence from the Clean Air Act" (with Federico Boffa and Amedeo Piolatto)

The Breakup of the Euro Area: A Roundtable

This year's roundtable was chaired by Barcelona GSE Research Professor Alberto Martín (CREI and Barcelona GSE). View a brief video summary of each participant's remarks below. (Researchers are listed alphabetically.)

Prof. Juan Carlos Conesa (UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Prof. Albert Marcet (ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE)
Barcelona GSE Research Professor

Prof. José-Luis Peydró (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Prof. Jaume Ventura (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE)