Barcelona, Spain


when 22 June 2015 - 10 July 2015
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 1100

The seventeenth edition of CREI's Barcelona Macroeconomics Summer School (BMSS 2015) will be held on the Ciutadella campus of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona, from June 22 to July 10, 2015.

Course leader

Jordi Gali (CREI)
Julian di Giovanni (UPF)
Albert Marcet (IAE)
José-Luis Peydró (UPF)
Jaume Ventura
Andrea Caggese (UPF)
Xavier Sala-i-Martin (Columbia university)
Gino Gancia (CREI)
Fernando Broner (CREI)
Alberto Martin (CREI)
Barbara Rossi (UP

Target group

Graduate students as well as more senior researchers willing to brush up their knowledge and expose themselves to the latest advances in academic research.

Course aim

• An Introduction to the New Keynesian Framework and its Monetary Policy Applications
• Firms, Linkages and Aggregate Fluctuations
• Learning in Finance and Macroeconomics
• Systemic Risk, Crises, Macroprudential and Monetary Policy
• The Macroeconomics of Credit and Asset Bubbles
• Finance, Firm Dynamics and the Business Cycle: Theory and Evidence
• Economic Growth: Inequality, Competitiveness and Innovation
• Trade, Technology and Macroeconomic Outcomes
• Sovereign Debt Crises
• The Macroeconomics of Financial Globalization
• Recent Developments in Forecasting

Credits info

At the conclusion of the BMSS2015, participants will receive a diploma certifying attendance

Fee info

EUR 1100: Regular fee
EUR 600: Student fee
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