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The IEB presents IEB Report 4/2023 on education policy and equality of opportunity

The Barcelona Economics Institute (IEB) has just published IEB Report 4/2023, coordinated by University of Barcelona (UB) professor Andreu Arenas. The issue looks at effective policies for quality and equality of opportunity in education. The presentation took place at an event featuring several speakers, including, in addition to Professor Arenas, Mr. Antón Costas, president of…

Call for Application – PhD SCHOLARSHIPS –ECONOMICS 2024

We offer three PhD Scholarships for 3 years (with possible extension for one more year), starting during the 2024-2025 academic year. We are looking for students who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2024 and apply to the…

Call for Applications – PhD SCHOLARSHIP –ENERGY ECONOMICS 2024

We offer a PhD Scholarship for 3 years (with possible extension for one more year), starting during the 2024-2025 academic year. We are looking for students who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2024 and apply to the…

The IEB Report 3/2023 addresses the issue of energy poverty in developed countries

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has published the IEB Report 3/2023, entitled “Energy poverty”. Coordinated by Dr. María Teresa Costa, director of the Chair of Energy Sustainability at the UB, the document analyses the problem of energy poverty in developed countries from a range of perspectives. In recent years, energy poverty has entered the…

The IEB introduces new features in the leadership of its programmes and incorporates a new one

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) has incorporated a new research programme dedicated to the issue of gender. Led by researcher Núria Rodríguez-Planas, the programme Gender, Institutions and Culture will work to broaden the understanding of gender differences in various areas, such as the home, education, the labour market, STEM fields, wealth, participation in risk…

Núria Rodríguez-Planas, a new researcher at the IEB

The economist Núria Rodríguez-Planas has joined the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) as a researcher. Doctor in Economics from the University of Boston, Professor Rodríguez-Planas is a professor at the City University of New York (CUNY); she has worked at the United States Federal Reserve and at Mathematica Policy Research in Washington. She is now…