Barcelona, Spain

Digital Economy

when 13 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1000

The digital revolution is gradually changing our daily life, as well as, the economy. The Digital Economy Summer School will deal with some of the challenges that regulators and policy makers face due to this technological revolution.

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

Course list for 2020

Week 3 (July 13-17, 2020)

Economics of Artificial Intelligence
Instructor: Giacomo Calzolari (European University Institute)

Advanced Topics in Platform Competition
Instructor: Martin Peitz (University of Mannheim)

Note: applicants can combine these courses with courses in other programs happening during Week 1 (June 29 - July 3) and Week 2 (July 6-10).

Course leader

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

Target group

The program targets advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practitioners that want to understand how the so-called new economy works.

Course aim

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

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

Credits info

3 EC
At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. Starting in the 2020 edition, the Barcelona GSE Summer School will offer participants the possibility of being assessed for the purpose of requesting official credit transfers (ECTS).

Fee info

EUR 1000: Regular Fee - Reduced Fee

Scholarships

Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students and Alumni.
Multiple course selection, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by March 10, 2020