Barcelona, Spain

Digital Economy

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 9 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 900

The digital revolution is gradually changing our daily life, as well as, the economy. The Digital Economy Summer School will deal with some of the challenges that regulators and policy makers face due to this technological revolution. The program targets advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practitioners that want to understand how the so-called new economy works.

Course leader

It is directed by Juan-Jose Ganuza (UPF and Barcelona GSE).

Target group

The schedule of the Barcelona Competition Economics Summer School is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Digital Economy program.

Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Course aim

The courses will be taught by leading experts in different areas of digital economy and we will emphasize practical applications and discussion of policy relevant problems.

Course list for 2021
Week 1 (June 28 - July 2, 2021)

Auctions in Digital Markets ONLINE
Instructors: Juan-José Ganuza and Antonio Penta (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
Week 2 (July 5-9, 2021)

Economics of Artificial Intelligence ONLINE
Instructor: Emilio Calvano (University of Bologna, TSE and CEPR)

Credits info

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 900: Regular Fee
EUR 540: 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