Four new Affiliated Professors join the Barcelona GSE research community

portraits of new Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

On October 15, 2020, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics held the annual "Trobada" for Affiliated Professors, post-docs, and PhD students in the Barcelona GSE research community. 

The "Trobada" (or gathering) is an opportunity for new and returning Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors, post-docs, and PhD students to meet each other at the beginning of the academic year. This year's Trobada had to be held online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Despite the change in format, nearly 70 members of the Barcelona GSE community attended the event.

Trobada Program 2020

  • Welcome from Barcelona GSE Director Teresa Garcia-Milà and Deputy Director for Academic Programs Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
  • Research presentation: “The Economics of Public Procurement”
    Rodrigo Carril (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
  • Research presentation:  “Dynamic Discrete Choice in Centralized Matching Markets”
    Minyoung Rho (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)

At the conclusion of the internal Trobada program, the event was opened to Master's students and the public for a roundtable on "The Impact of COVID-19." The roundtable was moderated by Barcelona GSE Research Professor Jan Eeckhout (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), and the panelists shared perspectives based on their research in four areas:

The virtual roundtable and Trobada marked the official opening of the Barcelona GSE academic year and showed once again that the community is adapting to new ways of engaging in academic debate from a safe distance, while maintaining the highest standards of research quality.

A full summary of the roundtable discussion will be posted soon.

156 Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors from 33 countries

Affiliated Professors are tenured or tenure-track faculty members from the Barcelona GSE academic units. They form the core of all Barcelona GSE educational and research activities. They direct and teach in the Barcelona GSE Master's programs; design and teach in Barcelona GSE summer schools and professional courses; organize research events such as the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum workshops; and serve in leadership roles that shape the evolution of the Barcelona GSE at an institutional level.

As a result of the combined research efforts of this community of more than 150 Affiliated Professors, the Barcelona GSE is consistently ranked in the top 5 Economics departments in Europe and the top 15 in the world (RePEc).

New Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors 2020-21

portrait Rodrigo Carril (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, Stanford University
Research Interests: Public Economics, Industrial Organization
portrait Nan Jiang (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, University of Amsterdam
Research Interests: Empirical Managerial Accounting
faculty Minyoung Rho (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics, Mechanism Design
portrait Cesare Righi (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, Boston University, Questrom School of Business
Research Interests: Economics and management of innovation and technology

New post-docs in the Barcelona GSE research community

Francesco D'Ascanio (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, Universität Tübingen
Jack Jewson (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, Oxford-Warwick Statistics Programme (OxWaSP)
Tomás Rodriguez Martinez (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Jessica Rodriguez Pereira (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Bruno Soares Vieira (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, University of Twente
Tetyana Surovtseva (UPF and Barcelona GSE) PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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