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

15th Annual Media Economics Workshop (October 6-7, 2017)

The Media Economics Workshop is designed to foster research on the economics of media markets and media policy. The keynote speakers this year were David Strömberg (IIES) and Paul Resnick (University of Michigan). Organizers Simon P. Anderson (University of Virginia) Matthew Ellman (Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica & Barcelona GSE) Ruben Enikolopov (ICREA-UPF, IPEG, Barcelona GSE, and New …

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