SALVADOR BARBERÀ


BIOGRAPHY


Salvador Barberà is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and a Barcelona GSE Emeritus Research Professor. He earned a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University (1975). He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a recipient of the Rey Juan Carlos Award in Economics, the Spanish National Research Prize, and the Narcís Monturiol Medal, awarded by Generalitat de Catalunya. He has also been named Doctorate Honoris Causa at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide.

As a researcher Prof. Barberà has concentrated in the fields of public economics, incentives, utility and game theory. More specifically, he is an expert in social choice theory, the design of strategy-proof mechanisms, and the analysis of voting procedures. He has co-edited a two-volume Handbook of Utility Theory, and his publications have appeared in Econometrica, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Review of Economic Studies, The Journal of Political Economy, The Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior and Social Choice and Welfare, among others. He has also served as director of The Spanish Economic Review and on the boards of other journals, such as Econometrica, Games and Economic Behavior, Mathematical Social Sciences and The Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Prof. Barberà is past-president of the Social Choice and Welfare Society and of the Southern European Economic Association (ASSET). He has been elected to the Council of different learned societies, including the Econometric Society, The Social Choice and Welfare Society and The Society for the Advancement of Game Theory.

He recently served as General Secretary of Research and Technological Policies in the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (2004-2006). Prior to that, between 2000 and 2004, he was the first director of the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), a foundation created by the Catalan Government in order to consolidate in Catalonia a group of high level scientists of all origins. He has also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Barcelona GSE and Scientific Director of the School´s Master in the Economics of Science and Innovation (2007-2012).

RESEARCH


Recent Publication

Year

Author

Title

Journal

Volume (Issue)

Pages

2019

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Arrow on Domain Conditions: A Fruitful Road to Travel

Social Choice and Welfare

online

1-22

2018

Barberà, S. , Barberà, S. and Coelho, D.

On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Being the First Mover under Rules of k Names

International Journal of Economic Theory

14(1)

51-60

2017

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Immunity to Credible Deviations from the Truth

Mathematical Social Sciences

90

129-140

2017

Barberà, S. and Gerber, A.

Sequential Voting and Agenda Manipulation

Theoretical Economics

12

211-247

2017

Barberà, S. and Coelho, D.

Balancing the Power to Appoint Officers

Games and Economic Behavior

101

189-203

2016

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Group Strategy-Proofness in Private good Economies.

American Economic Review

106(4)

1073-1099

2015

Barberà, S. , Beviá, C. and Ponsatí, C.

Meritocracy, Egalitarianism and the Stability of Majoritarian Organizations.

Games and Economic Behavior

91

237-257

2012

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Group Strategy–Proof Social Choice Functions with Binary Ranges and Arbitrary Domains: Characterization Results

International Journal of Game Theory

41(4)

791-808

2012

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Domains, Ranges and Strategy–Proofness: The Case of Single–dipped Preferences

Social Choice and Welfare

39

335-352

2012

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Two Necessary Conditions for Strategy-Proofness: on What Domains are they also Sufficient?

Games and Economic Behavior

75(2)

490-509

Working Paper

Year

Author

Title

2019

Barberà, S. and Jackson, M.

A Model of Protests, Revolution, and Information

2019

Barberà, S. , Bossert, W. and Suzumura, K.

Daunou’s Voting Method

2018

Barberà, S. , Berga, D. and Moreno, B.

Restricted environments and incentive compatibility in interdependent values models

2017

Barberà, S. and Gerber, A.

A Shut Mouth Catches No Flies: Consideration of Issues and Voting

2016

Barberà, S. and Nicolò, A.

Information Disclosure under Strategy-proof Voting Rules

2016

Barberà, S. and Neme, A.

Ordinal Relative Satisficing Behavior: Theory and Experiments

CURRENT TEACHING


Studies

Program

Year

Semester

Course



Economics and Economic History
Foundations of economic Analysis
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Bellaterra, Spain.