Spain, Barcelona

CREI Macroeconomics

when 25 June 2018 - 6 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1150

The Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School offers an overview of the current state of research in key areas of macroeconomics. Courses, which are taught by leading experts in their fields, cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance and trade, asset bubbles, political reform, financial intermediation, fiscal and monetary policy and forecasting.

This Summer School program is jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE and the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI), a research institute sponsored by the Generalitat de Catalunya and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in fulfilment of its aim to promote the dissemination of research in macroeconomics and related areas.

Course leader

It is directed by Alberto Martin (CREI, UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Target group

The courses are aimed at graduate students as well as more senior researchers and practitioners willing to brush up their knowledge and expose themselves to the latest advances in academic research.

Course aim

10 courses will be offered in the CREI-Macroeconomics Summer School. Courses can be taken individually or jointly, and/or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Economic Growth and Inequality
Instructor: Gino Gancia

Finance, Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle: Theory and Empirical Evidence
Instructor: Andrea Caggese

Financial Intermediation, Macroeconomics and Public Policy
Instructor: José-Luis Peydró

Firms, Networks, and Macro Fluctuations
Instructor: Julian di Giovanni

Government Inefficiency and Reform
Instructor: Giacomo Ponzetto

Macroeconomics of Credit and Asset Bubbles
Instructor: Jaume Ventura

Macroeconomics of Financial Globalization
Instructor: Alberto Martín

Numerical Methods for Fiscal and Monetary Policy Analysis
Instructor: Davide Debortoli
Companion course: Numerical Methods: Computer Lab Practicals

Recent Developments in Forecasting
Instructor: Barbara Rossi
Companion course: Forecasting: Computer Lab Practicals

Sovereign Debt Crises
Instructor: Fernando Broner

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 how these hours are transferable into ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 1150: Regular Fee for each 10h course
EUR 675: Reduced Fee


Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students.
Multiple course selection, alumni, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by March 5, 2018

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