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Matteo Gamalerio, winner of one of the annual grants awarded by the EIEF

“Jumping without Parachutes. Revolving Doors and Political Incentive” is the title of the project proposed by Matteo Gamalerio, recently awarded a grant by the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF). The IEB researcher is the co-author of the document along with Federico Trombetta of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy). The…

The IEB’s 2021 annual report, an exhaustive summary of the institute’s twentieth anniversary

The Barcelona Economics Institute (IEB) has just published its annual report reviewing all the institute’s activities over the course of 2021, the year that marked its twentieth anniversary. The report focuses especially on the IEB’s main activities and its raison d’être: research. Studies by the institute’s researchers have appeared in JCR-listed and other academic journals,…

Robin Boadway, awarded an honoris causa degree by the University of Barcelona

The economist Robin Boadway, one of the world’s leading experts in fiscal federalism and optimal taxation, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Barcelona, on the proposal of UB professor and IEB researcher Alejandro Esteller Moré. In the laudatio, Esteller described Boadway as “a top-level theoretical researcher on public finances, who also…

The IEB Report 1/2022 analyses ways of dealing with the problems deriving from the urban model

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has published the IEB Report 1/2022 “Cities and Congestion”. Coordinated by Anna Matas, professor of economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the document discusses the fundamental role that cities play in economic growth, but then goes on to analyse the negative consequences of these agglomerations. Congestion, environmental…

El Gobernador del Banco de España clausura la jornada del XX aniversario del IEB

El Gobernador del Banco de España, Pablo Hernández de Cos, clausuró la jornada con la que el Instituto de Economía de Barcelona (IEB) cerraba los actos de celebración de sus 20 años de existencia. En la sesión de la mañana fue el Hble. Conseller de Economía de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Jaume Giró, quien la…

Call for Applications – MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

The IEB (Barcelona Institute of Economics) and the Department of Economics in the School of Economics at the University of Barcelona encourages expressions of interest from economics postdoctoral researchers that are willing to apply to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme and consider choosing the University of Barcelona as the host institution. The Barcelona Institute…

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