Spain, Barcelona

Development Economics

when 13 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 1250

The new Development Economics Summer School is taught by experts in the field and specializes in the application of practical methods for the understanding of economic development, as well as providing tools for effective work in the field.

The Summer School in Development Economics will cover some of the most recent and exciting work in the field of economic development. Both theoretical and empirical aspects will be covered, with a precise focus on policy that improves economic well-being in poor and developing countries. The course should be of interest to graduate students or young academics who want to expand their knowledge and to acquire solid and practical tools for field work and large-scale interventions. During the course, faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with program participants.

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

Course dates: July 13-17, 2020
Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) in Development Economics: Design and Data Analysis
Instructors: Pamela Jakiela (Center for Global Development and University of Maryland) and Owen Ozier (World Bank)

Note: applicants can combine this course with courses in other programs happening during Week 1 (June 29 - July 3) and Week 2 (July 6-10).

Credits info

1.5 EC
At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. Starting in the 2020 edition, the Barcelona GSE Summer School will offer participants the possibility of being assessed for the purpose of requesting official credit transfers (ECTS).

Fee info

EUR 1250: Regular Fee - Reduced Fee

Scholarships

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 March 10, 2020.

Register for this course
on course website