Nine new affiliated professors join Barcelona GSE community

Barcelona GSE

In the 2011-2012 academic year, the Barcelona GSE welcomes 9 new affiliated professors, who join the community as faculty of the School's founding academic bodies. With these new incorporations, the affiliated faculty now includes 149 academics from 24 different countries, with 44% coming from outside Spain. 

The research interests of this year's new academics include Corporate Finance, Labor Economics, Public Policy, Time-series Econometrics, and a variety of others. They have earned their doctoral degrees from institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania, the London School of Economics, and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Some have professional experience at the International Monetary Fund or the United States Federal Reserve, while others have conducted research at the Center for Economic Performance (London) or NYU Stern.

The nine new Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors come from five different countries: France, Italy, Romania, Saudi Arabia, and Spain (including Catalonia and other regions). 

New Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors 2011-12

(listed alphabetically and including GSE master programs in which they are scheduled to teach this year, if applicable)

Majid Al-Sadoon Majid Al-Sadoon (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, University of Cambridge

Research Interests: Time-series Econometrics, Empirical Monetary Policy

Régis Barnichon Régis Barnichon (CREI and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, London School of Economics

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Monetary Economics

GSE Master Program(s): Economics

Christian Brownless Christian Brownlees (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, University of Florence

Research Interests: Nonlinear Time Series, Forecasting, Parameter Reduction Techniques, Statistical Computing, Financial Econometrics, Financial High Frequency Data

GSE Master Program(s): Finance

Mircea Epure Mircea Epure (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Research Interests: Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Business Economics, Strategic Paths and Strategic Groups, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

Filippo Ippolito Filippo Ippolito (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, Saïd Business School (Oxford University)

Research Interests: Corporate Finance

Joan Llull Joan Llull (UAB and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, Saïd Business School (Oxford University)

Research Interests: Labor Economics, Microeconometrics, Equilibrium Models, Discrete Choice

Elena Pastorino Elena Pastorino (UAB and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Labor Economics, Empirical Microeconomics, Contract Theory

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


Research Interests: Banking, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics and Credit Markets, Monetary Policy, International Finance, Public Policy

GSE Master Program(s): FinanceInternational Trade, Finance and Development

Ana Valenzuela Ana Valenzuela (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

PhD, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Research Interests: Cross-cultural consumer behavior, Brand perceptions, Consumer decision biases


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