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Acto: Workshop

VII Workshop on Economics of Education: «Evaluation of education and training policies»

Keynote speaker: Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)

Keynote speaker: Massimiliano Bratti (University of Milan & IZA)

Inicio: septiembre 05, 2016 Final: septiembre 06, 2016

Sala de Recepcions - Faculty of Economics and Business. University of Barcelona. John M Keynes, 1-11 - Barcelona


The evaluation of public policies is one of the most active and innovative areas of research in the social sciences in general and, specifically, in economics. Educational policies have received significant attention in this process. The intended aim of this workshop is double: on the one hand, to establish and share the theoretical and methodological knowledge frontier of the evaluation of educational policies. On the other hand, to have access to a diversity of applied studies in which different methodologies are used.

The aim of this workshop is to bring together original research papers that cast some light on these issues, especially those from an economic perspective. Although the Workshop focuses on empirical papers, theoretical studies are also welcome. The accepted papers (10) will be presented in plenary sessions that will complement the two keynote speakers’ presentations.

Instituciones organizadoras

Institu d'Economia de Barcelona logotipo Universitat de Barcelona logotipo


Keynote Speakers

Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)
Massimiliano Bratti (University of Milan & IZA)
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Scientific Committee

Massimiliano Bratti (University of Milan & IZA)

Simon Burgess (University of Bristol)

Jorge Calero (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Oriol Escardíbul (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)

Toni Mora (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya & IEB)

Martí Parellada (Universitat de Barcelona & Director of the IEB)

Raúl Ramos (AQR-IREA, Universitat de Barcelona)

Josep Lluís Raymond (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & IEB)

Topics of interest

Education Policies

Skills formation

Lifelong learning



Educational inequalities

Competence acquisition


Educational production function



Deadline for submission of papers: June 15, 2016

Deadline for acceptance of papers: June 30, 2016

Early Registration: June 1 to July 29, 2016

Late registration: July 30 to September 2, 2016


The registration fee covers documentation, coffee breaks, working lunches and the dinner of September 5th. Participants whose papers have been accepted are exempt from this payment. Free accommodation will also be provided for them. Papers should be sent to Only papers presented in PDF format will be considered and no longer than 30 pages.


Early registration is 200€; late registration 300€; Co-authors: 150€; PhD students: 90€.