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The Fiscal Federalism Observatory and the Democracy and Local Government Foundation launch the Anuari d’Hisenda Local (the Local Finance Yearbook)

The recently created Fiscal Federalism Observatory has just published its Anuari d’Hisenda Local (the Local Finance Yearbook) in collaboration with the Democracy and Local Government Foundation. Núria Bosch, professor of Public Finance at the University of Barcelona and member of the IEB, and Maite Vilalta, professor of the Department of Economics at the University of…

IEB Researcher Núria Rodríguez Planas, appointed member of the Gender Gap Advisory Board

Núria Rodríguez Planas, professor at the City University of New York and researcher at the IEB, is an expert in the fields of Labour and Education Economics and in public evaluations. She was recently awarded a grant from the European Research Council worth 2.49 million euros to study drivers of domestic violence in the European…

IEB researcher Guillem Riambau appointed associate professor at the UB

Guillem Riambau, researcher at the Barcelona Institute of Economics, has been appointed as an associate professor at the University of Barcelona. Dr Riambau is a member of the Department of Economics in the Section of Political Economy, Public Economy and Spanish Economy at the Faculty of Economics and Business. Professor Riambau’s research career has focused…

The IEB report for 2023: twelve months of achievement

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has just published its annual report which records its activity in 2023. One of the most notable events was the launch of the Observatory of Fiscal Federalism, thus consolidating one of the key lines of research that the IEB has pursued since its foundation. IEB researchers published a total…

The first IEB Report of 2024 focuses on the issue of water

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has presented its first Report for the year 2024, devoted to a highly topical issue: water management. Coordinated by Cristina de Gispert, professor of economics at the University of Barcelona (UB), the aim of the report is to explain and analyse in depth three issues whose regulation represents a…

Call for Applications – MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP 2024-2025

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…