10th Anniversary Celebration

More than 350 dignitaries, board members, Scientific Council members, affiliated professors, alumni, and students gathered to celebrate the Barcelona GSE's 10th Anniversary.

Here are some highlights from the celebration:

Roundtable with members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council

Richard Blundell (University College London), Matthew Jackson (Stanford University), Anne Krueger (The John Hopkins University), Alvin Roth (Stanford University, Nobel Laureate) and Christopher Sims (Princeton University, Nobel Laureate) discussed "The Practical Influence of Economic Research." BGSE Director Teresa Garcia-Milà moderated the discussion.

Watch video of the full roundtable on YouTube

Read a recap in Spanish by Prof. Libertad González (UPF and BGSE)

Read takeaways from current masters students (Part 1) (Part 2)

Tribute and conversation with 2016 Nobel Laureates

The 2016 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Oliver Hart (Harvard University) and Bengt Holmström (MIT), are both members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council. BGSE Chairman Ramon Marimon moderated this brief tribute and conversation with them:

Watch the video on YouTube

10 Years Review

Reflections on the Barcelona GSE's first 10 years with Joaquin Almunia, honorary president of the BGSE; Ramon Marimon, chairman of the BGSE; Andreu Mas-Colell, founder of the BGSE; and Hugo Sonnenschein (University of Chicago), honorary president of the BGSE Scientific Council

Watch the video on YouTube

Research Workshops

Scientific Council members led three research workshops as part of the 10th Anniversary celebration: Orley Ashenfelter (Princeton University) chaired the applied economics workshop, Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University) chaired the microeconomics session, and Nancy Stokey (University of Chicago) chaired the workshop on macroeconomics.

Scientific Council Meeting

A total of 21 out of 32 current members of the Scientific Council were in Barcelona to celebrate the BGSE's 10th Anniversary. After the public celebrations, the Council members convened at Bellaterra Campus (UAB) for their periodic meeting, held every two or three years, to discuss the BGSE's progress and provide strategic direction. 

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Alumni Meeting 2017

We were delighted to host over 200 BGSE alumni, from all masters cohorts and programs, from 28 countries, for this historic reunion event during the 10th Anniversary celebration.

Be sure to inform us if your contact info changes so we can let you know about future reunions!