Those who enroll in summer courses are often able to get ahead in their educations. Additionally, those who have already completed a degree are sometimes able to enroll in this type of course to enhance their current careers.
Those who study economics first and foremost learn the differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics involves the behavior of individual markets, such as households and firms, and their interactions. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, involves looking at the entire economy as a whole.
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The Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School offers an overview of the current state of research in key areas of macroeconomics. Courses are taught by leading experts in their fields and cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance, sovereign risk, asset bubbles, monetary policy, and forecasting. [+]
The Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School offers an overview of the current state of research in key areas of macroeconomics.
The courses, which are taught by leading experts in their fields, cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance and trade, asset bubbles, political reform, financial intermediation, fiscal and monetary policy and forecasting. The courses are aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as more senior researchers and practitioners willing to brush up their knowledge and expose themselves to the latest advances in academic research. During the summer school, faculty is available for discussion of participants’ research ideas, as well as the lectures’ contents.... [-]
The Competition Economics Summer School is divided into five days into four-hour classes daily, with course content structured in three blocks: Economic Theory Tools for Competition Policy Mergers and Abuse of Dominance Applied Methods for the Economic Analysis of Competition Policy [+]
Week 1 (June 25-29, 2018)Horizontal Mergers – Theory and EmpiricsInstructors: Albert Banal-Estañol and Christian Michel Competition in the Digital SectorInstructors: Juan-José Ganuza, Rosa Ferrer, and Massimo Motta
Week 2 (July 2-6, 2018)No Competition courses scheduled.Course schedule
Each course in the Competition program includes 10 hours of lecture time.
The schedule is designed to allow students to participate in both courses in the Competition program. Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.Entry requirements
Applicants to all Summer School programs should meet the basic entry requirements.... [-]
Macroeconometrics is an important area of research in economics. Time series methods for empirical macroeconomics have become very popular and widely used in the academia as well as in public and private institutions. [+]
Macroeconometrics is an important area of research in economics. Time series methods for empirical macroeconomics have become very popular and widely used in the academia as well as in public and private institutions.
The goal of the Barcelona GSE Macroeconometrics Summer School is to offer courses covering a wide range of topics in macroeconometrics. The courses have the following objectives:To provide students with knowledge of a set of modern time series methods necessary for empirical research in macroeconomics. To present a variety of empirical applications in macroeconomics. To survey some of the recent developments in macroeconometrics.
In general, the courses will have an empirical orientation. Although econometric theory will have a central role, special attention will be paid to the applications and data. The level of the courses should be comparable to those taught in the Barcelona GSE master programs.... [-]
The Barcelona GSE Microeconometrics Summer School specializes in the application of econometric techniques and is taught by experts in the field. [+]
The Barcelona GSE Microeconometrics Summer School specializes in the application of econometric techniques and is taught by experts in the field.
The increasing availability of individual data from surveys has led not only to a significant growth in the number of academic jobs of an empirical nature using this type of information but also to a greater number of studies commissioned by public and private institutions in which this type of data is used.
The characteristics of this type of data are such that statistical and econometric techniques appropriate for their treatment have a specific nature, generally differentiated from those appropriate for time series data. The qualitative nature of most of the information, the representativity of the samples used and the censoring issues associated to the dependent variables are, among others, some of the aspects that distinguish these techniques from an econometric perspective.... [-]