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Celebrating research by women in the Barcelona GSE Alumni community for Women in Science Day 2021

In honor of the United Nations' annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics invited the women in the Barcelona GSE Alumni community to participate in the Barcelona GSE Women In Science challenge on social media.

To participate, alumnae posted on LinkedInTwitter, or Facebook about a project or paper they've worked on and then nominated fellow alumnae to take the challenge as well using the hashtag #BGSEWomenInScience. 

Ilaria Vigo '16 (Economics of Public Policy) helped organize the initiative. In her post, she called the colleagues she nominated "brilliant women with whom I’ve shared the BGSE life."

The projects that alumnae shared for the Women in Science challenge reveal the many ways in which they are using their training from the Barcelona GSE Master's programs and the PhD programs in the Barcelona GSE community to find answers to today's most pressing questions:

All projects shared for the Barcelona GSE Women in Science Challenge*
Alumna Project
Kizkitza Biguri '10 (Economics)
Assistant Professor at BI Norwegian Business School
Collateral Requirements and Corporate Policy Decisions
with Jörg Stahl
Ana Costa-Ramon '14 (Economics)
Assistant Professor of Economics at University of Zurich
The Long-Run Effects of Cesarean Sections
with Mika Kortelainen, Ana Rodríguez González '14 (Economics), and Lauri Sääksvuori. Published in Journal of Human Resources
Federica Daniele '13 (Economics)
Economist at Banca d'Italia
The Micro-Origins of Business Cycles: Evidence from German Metropolitan Areas
with Heiko Stüber. Accepted in Review of Economics and Statistics
Milena Djourelova (GPEFM)
PhD student at UPF and Barcelona GSE
Media Persuasion through Slanted Language: Evidence from the Coverage of Immigration
Christina Felfe '08 (GPEFM)
Chair of Labor Economics at University of Würzburg
Why Birthright Citizenship Matters for Immigrant Children: Short- and Long-Run Impacts on Educational Integration
with Helmut Rainer, and Judith Saurer. Published in Journal of Labor Economics
Monica Gambarin '16 (Economics of Public Policy)
Consultant at Frontier Economics
Covid-19: How behavioural economics can fix contact tracing
with Juana Santamaria Garcia, Victoria Valle Lara, and Marta Torrens Tomey
Ana García Hernández '13 (ITFD)
Postdoctoral Researcher at Universidad del Rosario and Innovations for Poverty Action
Wheels of Change: The Impact of Bicycle Access on Girls’ Education and Empowerment Outcomes in Rural Zambia
with Nathan Fiala, Kritika Narula, and Nishith Prakash
Stefanie J. Huber '10 (Economics)
Assistant Professor (tenure track) at University of Amsterdam
Is COVID-19 a consumption game changer? Evidence from a large-scale multi-country survey
with Alex Hodbod '12 (ITFD) and Isabelle Salle. Published in CEPR's journal on Covid Economics
Marta Morazzoni '18 (Economics)
PhD student at UPF and Barcelona GSE
Female Entrepreneurship and Financial Frictions
with Andrea Sy '18 (Economics)
Ana Rodríguez González '14 (Economics)
Postdoctoral Researcher at Lund University
The impact of the female advantage in education on the marriage market
Paula Profeta '00 (GPEFM)
Professor of Public Economics at Bocconi University
Gender differences in COVID-19 attitudes and behavior: Panel evidence from eight countries
with Vincenzo Galasso, Vincent Pons, Michael Becher, Sylvain Brouard, Martial Foucault. Published in PNAS
Kinga Tchórzewska '15 (Economics)
Researcher at ZEW Mannheim
Environmental Investment Tax Incentive Reform in Spain: a Lost Opportunity?
received honorable mention in the 2020 Nada Es Gratis job market paper awards
Sneha Thube '16 (Economics)
Researcher at Kiel Institute for World Economy
The European Emission Trading System and renewable electricity: Using the GTAP Power Database to analyze the role of carbon prices on the development of renewables in the EU
with Mareike Soeder and Malte Winkler
Ilaria Vigo '16 (Economics of Public Policy)
Environmental Economist at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
S2S4E - Climate Services for Clean Energy
European Union H2020 Project
Dijana Zejcirovic '13 (Economics)
Assistant Professor at University of Vienna
Does violence against civilians depress voter turnout? Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina
with Caterina Alacevich. Published in Journal of Comparative Economics

*Includes only those posts that were made publicly visible by the author. List as of February 11, 2021 at 11:32 CET. The challenge continues!

All Barcelona GSE Alumni can share their work throughout the year by submitting it to the Barcelona GSE Voice, our student and alumni blog.