Research Activities

A full calendar of research seminars and events is organized by the Barcelona GSE academic units throughout the year. Barcelona GSE research activities include the Summer Forum, the Barcelona GSE Lecture Series, and the Calvó-Armengol Prize.

Learn more about research activities in the Barcelona GSE community:

Barcelona GSE Lecture Series

Organized with support from Banc Sabadell, the BGSE Lecture Series has brought dozens of the world's top Economics scholars to Barcelona every year since 2003 to share their research on a range of topics on specialized theory and practice. 

See upcoming and past Barcelona GSE Lectures

Calvó-Armengol Prize

The Calvó Prize is awarded every two years to a top researcher in economics or social sciences younger than 40 years old. Recipients include:

  • Melissa Dell, Harvard (2018)
  • Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford (2016)
  • Raj Chetty, Harvard (2014)
  • Roland J. Fryer, Harvard (2012)
  • Esther Duflo, MIT (2010)
6th Calvó-Armengol Prize to be awarded to Ben Golub (Harvard)

Summer Forum

Every year, the Barcelona GSE faculty organize and participate in the Summer Forum, a two-week conference with 25+ different workshops that attracts hundreds of researchers from around the globe to Barcelona to present their latest research.

Highlights from past editions of the Summer Forum:
2019201820172016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Visit Summer Forum home page

Events Calendar

The Barcelona GSE academic units organize seminar series, lectures, and workshops throughout the year. Speakers include invited academics from institutions around the world as well as BGSE researchers. Many events are open to the entire BGSE community.

See this week's research events

Barcelona JOCS

Barcelona JOCS (Seminars on Game Theory and its Applications) provide a meeting point for the game theory community in the Barcelona area. Seminars are held several times a year. The organization of Barcelona JOCS rotates every two years between Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and Universitat de Barcelona (UB).

View a list of Barcelona JOCS seminars