BEAT unites researchers from several departments within the University of Barcelona who share the goal of producing excellent and relevant research in Economics.
BEAT aims to become a significant player within Southern European Economics and attract high-quality students and the best scientific talent worldwide.
BEAT strives to be a centre of reference for both the private and the public sector and to inform the debate about conomic issues.
BEAT is firmly committed to quality because quality is the necessary condition to achieve scientific excellence, academic recognition and societal impact.
BEAT develops its activities along three thematic lines that build on the strengths and synergies among its members.