Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

157

affiliated professors from 30 countries (49% international)

100%

hold PhDs

79%

hold PhDs from outside Spain

Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors are tenured or tenure-track faculty members at the School’s academic units.

New Affiliated Professors are welcomed by Professors Teresa Garcia-Milà (Director of the Barcelona GSE), Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (Deputy Director for Academic Programs), and Julian di Giovanni (Deputy Director for Research).

New Affiliated Professors 2017-18

Christopher Busch (MOVE-UAB and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, University of Cologne

Jésica de Armas (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD in Computer Science, Universidad de La Laguna

Miguel Espinosa (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, London School of Economics

André Gröger (UAB and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, Goethe University Frankfurt

Antonio Penta (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Amedeo Piolatto (UAB and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, Toulouse School of Economics

Alberto Santini (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
PhD, University of Bologna

These competitive grants support frontier research projects by top European investigators for up to five years.

European Research Council (ERC) Grants

A total of 23 ERC grants have been awarded to current Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors.

These competitive grants support frontier research projects by top European investigators for up to five years.

New ERC Grants for Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors in 2017-18

ADVANCED GRANT

Albert Marcet (ICREA-IAE, MOVE and Barcelona GSE)
“Asset Prices and Macro Policy when Agents Learn and are Heterogeneous”

CONSOLIDATOR GRANTS

Libertad González (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“The Causal Effect of Public Policy and Income on Child Health and Human Capital”

Gaël Le Mens (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“The Implications of Selective Information Sampling for Individual and Collective Judgments”

STARTING GRANTS

Ruben Durante (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“Independence and quality of mass media in the Internet Age”

Antonio Penta (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
“Strategic Uncertainty in Economic Environments and Digital Marketing Agencies”

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) is a publicly funded foundation designed to attract and retain talent in Catalonia. The institution is highly selective, operating through competitive international calls and very rigorous external evaluation of candidates.

ICREA Research Professors

There are 17 ICREA Research Professors on the Barcelona GSE faculty.

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) is a publicly funded foundation designed to attract and retain talent in Catalonia. The institution is highly selective, operating through competitive international calls and very rigorous external evaluation of candidates.

These two programs of the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competitiveness provide support for hiring researchers for three years (Juan de la Cierva) or five years (Ramón y Cajal).

Juan de la Cierva and Ramón y Cajal Fellows

More than 30 Barcelona GSE affiliated professors have received one or both of these fellowships.

These two programs of the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competitiveness provide support for hiring researchers for three years (Juan de la Cierva) or five years (Ramón y Cajal).

BBVA Foundation Grants

For highly innovative research projects.

New BBVA grant in 2017-18:

«Digital Technology, Ideological Polarization, and Intolerance»

Principal Investigator: Ruben Enikolopov (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)
Research Team: Ruben Durante (UPF and Barcelona GSE), Maria Petrova (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE), and Aina Gallego Dobon (IBEI).

Working Papers and Publications

Publications in Top 5 Journals 2017-18

Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors publish their research widely, including the five top journals (American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics and Review of Economic Studies).

Adam, Klaus, Albert Marcet, and Johannes Beutel, ‘Stock Price Booms and Expected Capital Gains’, American Economic Review, 107 (2017), 2352–2408 <https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20140205>

Apesteguia, Jose, and Miguel Ángel Ballester, ‘Monotone Stochastic Choice Models: The Case of Risk and Time Preferences’, Journal of Political Economy, 126 (2018), 74-106 < https://dx.doi.org/10.1086/695504>

Azmat, Ghazala, and Rosa Ferrer, ‘Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers’, Journal of Political Economy, 125 (2017), 1306–55 <https://doi.org/10.1086/693686>

Benigno, Gianluca, and Luca Fornaro, ‘Stagnation Traps’, Review of Economic Studies, 85 (2018), 1425–70 <https://doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdx063>

di Giovanni, Julian, Andrei Levchenko, and Isabelle Mejean, ‘The Micro Origins of International Business Cycle Comovement’, American Economic Review, 108 (2018), 82–108 <https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20160091>

Eeckhout, Jan, and Philipp Kircher, ‘Assortative Matching with Large Firms’, Econometrica, 86 (2018), 85–132 <https://doi.org/10.3982/ECTA14450>

Llull, Joan, ‘Immigration, Wages, and Education: A Labour Market Equilibrium Structural Model’, Review of Economic Studies, 85 (2018), 1852–96 <https://doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdx053>

Ongena, Steven, José-Luis Peydró, and Jesús Sauriina, ‘Macroprudencial Policy, Countercyclical Bank Capital Buffers and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Spanish Dynamic Provisioning Experiments’, Journal of Political Economy, 125 (2017), 2126–77 <https://doi.org/10.1086/694289>

Pascali, Luigi, ‘The Wind of Change: Maritime Technology, Trade, and Economic Development’, American Economic Review, 107 (2017), 2821–54 <https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20140832>

Roessler, Christian, Sandro Shelegia, and Bruno Strulovici, ‘Collective Commitment’, Journal of Political Economy, 126 (2018), 347–80 <https://doi.org/10.1086/694294>

Research Rankings and Impact

Research Rankings

In August 2018, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) ranked Barcelona GSE:

#1 Economic Institution in Spain

#6 Economics Department in Europe

#17 Economics Department in the world

Indicators

63

working papers added in 2017-18

43

researchers with H-index>9 (Scopus)

80

researchers with H-index>5 (Scopus)

Impact Factor

74

Total number of publications 2017-18

10

Total number of publications in top 5 journals in 2017-18