Recent Publications

Galí, J., P. Andrade, H. Le Bihan and J. Matheron,

"Should the ECB Adjust its Strategy in the Face of a Lower r*?"


Forthcoming in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

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Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Nagy, D.,

"Quantitative Economic Geography meets History: Questions, Answers and Challenges"


Forthcoming in Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

di Giovanni, J., S. Kalemi-Özcan, M. Ulu and Y.S. Baskaya,

"International Spillovers and Local Credit Cycles"


Forthcoming in The Review of Economic Studies, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Schaal, E., P. Fajgelbaum, A. Khandelwal, W. Kim and C. Mantovani,

"Optimal Lockdown in a Commuting Network"


Forthcoming in American Economic Review: Insights, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Asriyan, V., L. Laeven and A. Martin,

"Collateral Booms and Information Depletion"


Forthcoming in The Review of Economic Studies, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Baley, I. and A. Blanco,

"Aggregate Dynamics in Lumpy Economies"


Forthcoming in Econometrica, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

García-Santana, M., J. Pijoan-Mas and L. Villacorta,

"Investment Demand and Structural Change"


Forthcoming in Econometrica, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Rossi, B.,

"Forecasting in the Presence of Instabilities: How Do We Know Whether Models Predict Well and How to Improve Them"


Forthcoming in Journal of Economic Literature, 2021

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Galí, J.,

"Uncovered Interest Parity, Forward Guidance and the Exchange Rate"


Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2021, 52(S2), 465-496

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

Martin, A., F. Broner, L. Pandolfi and T. Williams,

"Winners and Losers from Sovereign Debt Inflows"


Journal of International Economics, 2021, 130, article 103446

Economic Growth

Instructors: Antonio Ciccone and Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Selected Topics: – Neoclassical growth theory: background theory and the convergence debate
– New models of endogenous growth and technological change: theory and evidence
– Colonization and the role of institutions for economic growth
– The recent growth accounting controversy and economic growth in east asia
– Economic history of the world: from stagnation to the industrial revolution
– Empirical determinants of economic growth, robustness and millions of regressions
– Changes in the world income distribution
– Miracles, disasters and new theories of development
– The growth of cities and regions
– New evidence on the relationship between growth and the personal income distribution
– Aid, economic policies, and growth
– The role of trade and scale for growth
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 11:30-13:30 and 14:30-16:30 (20 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 40
Price: 550 euros
   

Methods for Applied Macroeconomics

Instructor: Fabio Canova
Selected Topics: – Structural VARs
– Bayesian VARs
– GMM
– Calibration, simulation, and model evaluation techniques
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 9:00-11:00
Maximum Capacity: 100
Price: 350 euros
   

Fiscal Policy in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models

Instructor: Albert Marcet
Selected Topics: – Fiscal policy in business cycles models
– Optimal fiscal policy (Ramsey equilibrium)
– Stabilization policies
– Labor and capital income taxes
– Recursive contracts
– Government debt under complete and incomplete taxes
Dates: June 18-22
Time: 17:00-19:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

New Perspectives on Monetary Policy

Instructor: Jordi Galí
Selected Topics: – Monetary policy in the presence of nominal rigidities
– The gains from commitment revisited
– Inflation dynamics
– Monetary policy rules: evidence and macroeconomic implications
– Monetary policy design for open economies
Dates: June 15-29
Time: 11:00-13:00 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros
   

The Macroeconomic Consequences of New Information Technologies

Instructors: Gilles Saint-Paul
Selected Topics: – Evidence on computers and the rise of inequality
– Theories of capital-skill complementarity
– Networks, span of control, and supestars
– Vintage effects and the stock market
Dates: June 25-29
Time: 14:30-16:30 (10 hours)
Maximum Capacity: 35
Price: 350 euros

Fabio Canova

      Fabio Canova earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1989. He has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and Rochester, an Associate Professor at Brown University and the European University Institute and a Full Professor at the University of Catania, Modena and Pompeu Fabra. He is also part-time professor at the University of Southampton. Besides the above places, he has taught courses at various summer schools, University of Minnesota, CIDE, Prometeia, National Bank of Hungary, Ministry of Finance of Indonesia, IMF and University of Naples and Sorbone, among other places.

      His research interests include quantitative macroeconomics, monetary theory, international business cycles and macroeconometrics.

      He has been Associate Editor of the European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Macrodynamics, and Investigaciones Económicas. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and consultant with various monetary institutions.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “The Macroeconomic Effects of German Unification”, Review of Economic Dynamics, September 2000.
  • “Detrending and Business Cycle Facts”, Journal of Monetary Economics, June 1998.
  • “Sources and Propagations of International Output Fluctuations: Common Shocks or Transmission? “, (with J. Marrinan) Journal of International Economics, November 1998.

 

Antonio Ciccone

      Antonio Ciccone earned a MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics in 1990 and a PhD in Economics at Stanford University in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley for 1994/1995-1998/1999 and a Visiting Professor at UPF for 1994/1995-1995/1996 and 1998/1999.

      He is a fellow of the CEPR and associate editor of the European Economic Review. His teaching focuses mostly on advanced macroeconomics, which he taught at Berkeley, Stanford, and UPF and the European Central Bank. His research interests are in macroeconomics, development economics, and regional economics.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity,” American Economic Review, March 1996 (with Robert Hall).
  • “Agglomeration Effects in Europe”, European Economic Review, forthcoming.
  • “Efficiency and Equilibrium with Locally Increasing Aggregate Returns Due to Demand Complementarities,” Econometrica, May 1999. With Kiminori Matsuyama.

 

Jordi Galí

      Jordi Galí earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. He has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a Professor in the Department of Economics at New York University. He is the Director of CREI and Professor at UPF’s Department of Economics. In addition he has taught courses at Yale University, CEMFI, the European Commission (DG-II), Bank of Finland, and Bank of Portugal, ECARES and Studenzentrum Gerzensee, among other places.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, and macroeconometrics.

      He is a co-editor of the European Economic Review, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review, among other editorial activities. He is the co-director of the International Macroeconomics Programme of the CEPR, as well as a Research Fellow at the NBER.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Monetary Policy Rules and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000.
  • “Inflation Dynamics: A Structural Econometric Analysis” (with M. Gertler), Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 44, no. 2, 195-222, 1999.
  • “The Science of Monetary Policy: A New Keynesian Perspective” (with R. Clarida and M. Gertler), Journal of Economic Literature, vol 37, no. 4, 1661-1707, 1999.

 

Albert Marcet

      Albert Marcet graduated in Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1982) and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota (1987).

      He is Professor of Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from its beginning. He has also been professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1986-1992) and Visiting Professor at the London Business School, CEMFI (Madrid), the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona.

      His main areas of research are: macroeconomics, fiscal policy, solution methods of dynamic models, financial economy and learning models.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “Simulation Analysis of Stochastic Dynamic Models: Applications to Theory and Estimation”, 1994, in Advances in Econometrics, Sixth World Congress of the Econometric Society, ed. C.A. Sims. Cambridge University Press.
  • “Accuracy in Simulations” (joint with W. den Haan) Review of Economic Studies, January 1994.
  • “Equilibrium Asset Prices and Savings in a Model with Heterogeneous Agents, Incomplete Markets and Liquidity Constraints”, (joint with K. Singleton), June 1999, Macroeconomic Dynamics.

 

Gilles Saint-Paul

      Gilles Saint-Paul earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990. He has been a researcher at CERAS and DELTA (Paris) and a fellow of the CEPR since 1991. He has taught courses at MIT, CEMFI, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Toulouse, UCLA, and the European Commission, among other places. Currently he is a Professor at UPF.

      His research interests include macroeconomics, labor economics, public finance and political economy.

      He is a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, and a member of the Editorial Board of Labour Economics and Macroeconomic Dynamics

 

Selected publications:

 

  • “On the Distribution of Income and Worker Assignment under Intra-Firm Spillovers, with an Application to Ideas and Networks”, Journal of Political Economy, 109, 1, 2001, 1-37.
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions, Oxford U. Press, 2000.
  • “The Role of Rents to Human Capital in Economics Development”, Journal of Development Economics, 53 August 1997, 229-249.

 

Xavier Sala-i-Martin

      Xavier Sala-i-Martin earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Harvard in 1990. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, and a Visiting Professor at UPF. He has been an associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Yale University. He has taught courses at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Harvard University, New York University, Yale University and the International Monetary Fund, among other places.

      His research interests include economic growth, macroeconomics, public finance and social security, health and population economics, and monetary economics.

      He is a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Growth, Macroeconomics Dynamics, and Economics Letters. He is also a Research Fellow at the CEPR and the NBER a fellow of the Davos World Economic Forum and a consultant for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

 

Selected publications:

 

  • Economic Growth, 2nd print MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998 (1st print, McGraw Hill, 1995). With Robert Barro. Second Edition, forthcoming 2001.
  • “Extensive Margins and the demand for money at low interest rates”, Journal of Political Economy, October 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Measuring Human Capital”, Journal of Economics Growth, September 2000. With Casey Mulligan.
  • “Health Investment Complementarities under Competing Risks,” American Economic Review¸ December 1999. With Will Dow and Tom Philipson. This paper was awarded the Ken Arrow prize for best 1999 paper in Health Economics by the International Health Economics Association.

Download file

Barcelona receives thousands of visitors, especially in summer.
Please, make your reservations directly as soon as possible.

 

Residence Halls

Residence Hall for Researchers (comfort)
C/Hospital, 64
08001-Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 443 8610
Fax. (+34) 93 442 8202
resa.inv@mx4.redestb.es
https://www.resa.es/csic/home.htm

 

Residencias Juevenes-El Campus
C/Mallorca, 191, Pral.
jmpresi@arrakis.es
https://www.arrakis.es/~jmpresi/index.htm

 

APIMEC Residencia Universitaria
C/Bruc, 136
residencia.apimec@caixaterrasa.com
https://www.habitatgejove.com/residen/apimec/default.htm

 

BARCELONAUTA
C/Sardenya, 326-328 entol. 2
bcnauta@comb.es

 

Useful Links

 

How to get to the city from the airport?

There are several ways:

  • by bus: Aerobus. This bus takes you to and from the airport every 15 minutes with stops at Plaça Catalunya, Passeig deGràcia and Plaça Espanya.
  • by train. RENFE, every 30 minutes with stops at Barcelona Sants, Plaça Catalunya, Arc de Triomf i Clot.
    Information about public transportation from the Airport to Barcelona
  • by taxi. It can cost from Euros 18 to 24 depending on the day, time, etc.

 

How to get to the UPF?

      See the Barcelona Subway Map or Information on Barcelona Subway

 

How to get to CREI (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) from the nearest metro station?

      The nearest metro station is “Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica” and belongs to L4 line (yellow one). When you get the street (Ramon Trias Fargas) you just have to walk up and you will find the university on your left.

For further information you can visit:

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