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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

J-PAL funds IPEG project on Performance Based Incentives

In May 2018, J-PAL’s Governance Initiative awarded funding for the project “Performance Base Incentives in Multi-Layered Organizations: Evidence from Sierra Leonean Community Health Workers” submitted by Erika Deserranno, Philipp Kastrau, Gianmarco Leon (AEA RCT Registry AEARCTR-0003345). Read more about Funded Projects

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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Conference on Development in the Face of Global Inequality (May 11-13, 2017)

In May 2017, IPEG participated in the Conference on Development in the Face of Global Inequality, an international, interdisciplinary conference co-organized in Barcelona by IBEI, the World Society Foundation (WSF), and the Sociology of Development Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA). The conference invites scholars, practitioners and policy-makers to explore new directions for analyzing these …

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