Barcelona School of Economics

A hub for graduate education and research in Economics and the social sciences

A world of talent

International students from 50+ countries and faculty with PhDs from top universities

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Distinguished faculty

Some of the most cited researchers worldwide teach in our graduate programs

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Top ranking

Consistently ranked among top economic research institutions in Europe by RePEc

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High standards

All programs evaluated by a Scientific Council that includes 11 Nobel Laureates

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Working Papers


Open Access       Attila Ambrus, Wayne Y Gao and Pau Milán

Informal Risk Sharing with Local Information

Review of Economic Studies, Vol.89, No 5, 2329–2380, October 2022, 10.1093/restud/rdab091
Open Access
Joram Mayshar, Omer Moav and Luigi Pascali

The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol.130, No 4, 1091 – 1144, April 2022, 10.1086/718372
Antonio Penta and Peio Zuazo-Garin

Rationalizability, Observability and Common Knowledge

Review of Economic Studies, Vol.89, No 2, 948-975, March 2022, 10.1093/restud/rdab047
Open Access