Second edition of the BSE Winter Workshops

The second edition of the BSE Winter Workshops took place from December 16-18, 2013 at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC). The Winter Workshops consist of three full-day workshops that bring together researchers from all of the School's academic units to share their work in Applied Economics and Social Policies, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics.

Each workshop is organized by a duo of BSE Affiliated Professors and includes presentations by members of the BSE academic community and researchers from other institutions. In addition to the 13 BSE Affiliated Professors who presented papers this year, there were presentations by researchers from European University Institute, IESE Business School, London School of Economics, Queen Mary University of London, the United States Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Universitat de Barcelona, and University of Manchester.

The Winter Workshops are held in mid-December specifically so that faculty and PhD students working around the world who are returning to Barcelona for the holidays can participate. Among the presenters for the Macroeconomics workshop was Daniel Garcia-Macià '11, graduate of the Master in Economics and currently a PhD student at Stanford University. Mr. Garcia-Macià presented his paper, "The Financing of Ideas and the Great Deviation," to an audience that included some of his former professors and classmates from the master program.

The workshops audience included local members of the BSE Alumni community as well as doctoral students in the BSE’s PhD programs at UPF and UAB.

Winter Workshop Organizers 2013


Applied Economics and Social Policies

Ana Rute Cardoso (IAE-CSIC and BSE)
Alessandro Tarozzi (UPF and BSE)


Fernando Broner (CREI, UPF and BSE)
Francesc Obiols (UAB and BSE)


Miguel Angel Ballester (UAB and BSE)
Humberto Llavador (UPF and BSE)


Speakers and papers from Winter Workshops 2013

Applied Economics and Social Policies



Download the full 2013 Winter Workshops program [pdf]

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