Barcelona, Spain

Development Economics

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 9 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1000

The Barcelona GSE Development Economics Summer School explores 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.

Course leader

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

Target group

The courses 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 aim

Week 1 (June 28 - July 2, 2021)

Randomized Control Trial (RCTs) in Development Economics: Design and Data Analysis ONLINE
Instructors: Pamela Jakiela (Williams College) and Owen Ozier (Williams College and The World Bank)
Week 2 (July 5-9, 2021)

Complex Network Analysis: Tools for Economic Development ONLINE
Instructor: Pau Milán (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Credits info

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating the courses and number of hours completed. 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 1000: Regular Fee
EUR 600: Reduced Fee


Reduced Fee applies for PhD or Master's students, Alumni of Barcelona GSE Master's programs, and participants who are unemployed.
Multiple course selection, groups and partner discounts are available.
10% EARLY BIRD discount before May 14, 2021