Spain, Barcelona

Development Economics

when 8 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1050

The Barcelona GSE Development Economics Summer School is new for 2019!
Summer courses cover recent developments and research methods for Development Economics.

Three courses will be offered in the Development Economics Summer School:

Week 2 (July 8-12, 2019)

The Consequences of Uninsured Risk and the Role of Schooling in Economic Development
Instructor: Mark Rosenzweig (Yale University)

Empirical Methods in Development Economics
Instructors: Pamela Jakiela (Center for Global Development and University of Maryland) and Owen Ozier (World Bank)

Contracts and Networks in Poor Countries: Data, Tools and Theory
Instructors: Pau Milan (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE) and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Course leader

Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE.

Target group

These courses should be of interest to graduate students or academics who want to expand their knowledge in the area and to practitioners interested in understanding the fundamentals of these issues.

Course aim

All courses in this program take place during Week 2 of the Barcelona GSE Summer School. The schedule is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Development Economics program. Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other Barcelona GSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Credits info

At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. All Barcelona GSE courses require an average of twice the lecture hours for readings, pre-readings and class preparation. Interested students should check with their universities to see if these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 1050: Regular Fee
EUR 650: Reduced Fee


Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students and Alumni.
Multiple course selection, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by April 1, 2019.