About Barcelona GSE Research Professors

The distinction of Barcelona GSE Research Professor is a joint appointment between the Barcelona GSE and one of the School's academic units. The appointments began in 2009 to increase the critical mass of top scientists at the Barcelona GSE.

The Barcelona GSE Research Endowment is exclusively dedicated to support the Research Professorships. Other funds complement these appointments.

Endowment contributors to date:

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List of current Barcelona GSE Research Professors

There are currently 21 Barcelona GSE Research Professors. Read about their research and involvement in the Barcelona GSE community in the profiles below:

Jose Apesteguia Jordi Brandts Fernando Broner Antonio Ciccone Giacomo De Giorgi Julian di Giovanni Xavier Freixas Jordi Galí José García-Montalvo Nezih Guner Gábor Lugosi Albert Marcet Alberto Martín Massimo Motta Rosemarie Nagel David Pérez-Castrillo José-Luis Peydró Marta Reynal-Querol Barbara Rossi Albert Satorra Jaume Ventura

There are three Barcelona GSE Associate Research Professors. Read about their research and involvement in the BGSE community in the profiles below:

Christian Brownlees Luca Gambetti Pedro Rey-Biel

There are also four Barcelona GSE Emeritus Research Professors: Salvador Barberà, Joan-Maria Esteban, Robin Hogarth, and Andreu Mas-Colell.

 

Research Professors

 

facultyJose Apesteguia

PhD, Universidad Pública de Navarra

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Decision Theory, Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics

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facultyJordi Brandts

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

IAE-CSIC and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Experimental Economics, Organizational Behavior, Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Behavioral Economics

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facultyFernando Broner

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
International Finance

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facultyAntonio Ciccone

PhD, Stanford University

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests: 
Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Development

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facultyGiacomo De Giorgi

PhD, University College London

ICREA-MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests: 
Development, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Consumption Smoothing, Insurance Networks, Social Interactions

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facultyJulian di Giovanni

PhD, University of California-Berkeley

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
International Economics, Macroeconomic Fluctuations

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facultyXavier Freixas

PhD, University of Toulouse

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Payment Risk, Contagion, Lender of Last Resort, Banking

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facultyJordi Galí

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomic Theory, Monetary Economics

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facultyJosé Garcí­a-Montalvo

PhD, Harvard University

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Banking and Housing Finance, Development, Education and youth labor markets

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facultyNezih Guner

PhD, University of Rochester

ICREA-MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests:
Family Economics, Labor Economics

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facultyGábor Lugosi

PhD, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Theory of Machine Learning, Combinatorial Statistics, Information Theory

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facultyAlbert Marcet

PhD, University of Minnesota

ICREA-IAE and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomics, Time Series, Financial Economics, Economic Dynamic Theory

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facultyAlberto Martín

PhD, Columbia University

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Macroeconomic Theory, International Economics, Financial Markets

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facultyMassimo Motta

PhD, Université Catholique de Louvain

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Industrial Organization, Competition Policy

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facultyRosemarie Nagel

PhD, University of Bonn

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Neuro-economics, Industrial Organization, Game Theory

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facultyDavid Pérez-Castrillo

PhD, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

UAB and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Economics of Science and Innovation, Economics of Information, Game Theory

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facultyJosé-Luis Peydró

PhD, INSEAD

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Banking, Systemic Risk, Financial Crises, Macroeconomics and Credit, Monetary Policy, International Finance, Macroprudential Supervision and Regulation

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facultyMarta Reynal-Querol

PhD, London School of Economics

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Conflict, Political Economy

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facultyBarbara Rossi

PhD, Princeton University

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Time Series Econometrics, Applied International Finance, Macroeconomics

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facultyAlbert Satorra

PhD, Universitat de Barcelona

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests: 
Multivariate Analysis, Structural Equation Models, Small Area Estimation, Applied Statistics

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facultyJaume Ventura

PhD, Harvard University

CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
International Economics, Macroeconomics

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Associate Research Professors

 

facultyChristian Brownlees

PhD, University of Florence

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Network Analysis, Nonlinear Time Series, Forecasting, Statistical Computing, Empirical Finance, Financial High Frequency Data

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facultyLuca Gambetti

PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

UAB and Barcelona GSE - on leave

Research Interests:
Quantitative and Applied Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Time Series Analysis

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facultyPedro Rey-Biel

PhD, University College London

UAB and Barcelona GSE

Research Interests:
Microeconomics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics

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Emeritus Research Professors

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