Marta Reynal-Querol gets an Advanced ERC Grant

Marta Reynal-Querol, Director of IPEG, was awarded an Advanced ERC Grant (2022-2027) in the latest call. The title of the project is “Colonization, early institutions and the origin of state capacity and democratization” (ORIG-STATE). The project proposes studying the origin of state capacity, democracy and political dynasties using the colonial conquest of Latin America as …

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Maria Petrova awarded ERC Starting Grant

Maria Petrova has received an Starting Grant from the European Research Council for her project, “The Rise and Fall of Populism and Extremism.” In the project, she will test empirically if personal experiences, information environment, and their interaction with aggregate economic shocks shape people’s political decisions.

Gianmarco León wins SIOE Best Paper Award

This August, the Oliver Williamson Best Conference Paper Award for the best paper delivered at the conference was awarded to “Vertical Integration, Supplier Behavior, and Quality Upgrading among Exporters” by Christopher Hansman (Imperial College London), Jonas Hjort (Columbia University), Gianmarco León (UPF and Barcelona GSE), and Matthieu Teachout (Columbia University). Read more about the paper