U. of Chicago Professor Hugo Sonnenschein Dies at 80

Hugo Sonnenschein, doctor Honoris Causa UAB at our department´s proposal and chair of the Barcelona GSE scientific advisory committee, died yesterday July 15, 2021. He was a beloved friend of this department. His strong support to the development of the economics profession in Barcelona was decisive. 


New COVID-19 Research Grant Awarded 

Associate professor Raül Santaeulalia has been awarded the "Pandemies 2020" Grant from AGAUR with the title "Real-Time Economic Policy Against a Pandemic when Government and Agents are Learning"


Meet our 2021 PhD Candidates!


We are very pleased to announce this year´s list of excellent job market candidates. A complete list of our candidates can be found here

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Bellaterra Macro Seminar
September 22 2021 | 13:30
Franck Portier (UCL)

Applied (W/Applied)
September 27 2021 | 13:15
Alex Rees-Jones (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
"COVID-19 Changed Tastes for Safety-Net Programs"

Bellaterra Micro Seminar
September 28 2021 |
Simone Cerreia (Bocconi University)
"Making Decisions under Model Misspecification"
With L. P. Hansen, F. Maccheroni, and M. Marinacci

Bellaterra Macro Seminar
September 29 2021 | TBA
Guido menzio (NYU)

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Ambrus, A. , Gao, W. and Milán , P. "Informal Risk Sharing with Local Information", Review of Economic Studies

Echenique, F. , Miralles , A. and Zhang, J. "Constrained Pseudo-market Equilibrium", American Economic Review

Calsamiglia, C. , Martinez-Mora, F. and Miralles , A. "School Choice Design, Risk Aversion, and Cardinal Segregation", Economic Journal

Busch, C. , Domeij, D. , Guvenen, F. and Madera, R. "Asymmetric Business-Cycle Risk and Social Insurance", American Economic Journals: Macroeconomics

Echenique, F. , Miralles , A. and Zhang, J. "Fairness and efficiency for allocations with participation constraints", Journal of Economic Theory

Houstecka, A. , Koh, D. and Santaeulàlia Llopis, R. "Contagion at Work: Occupations, Industries and Human Contact", Journal of Public Economics

Barberà, S. and Coelho, D. "Compromising on Compromise Rules", Rand Journal of Economics

Miralles , A. and Pycia, M. "Foundations of Pseudomarkets: Walrasian Equilibria for Discrete Resources", Journal of Economic Theory

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