Mar. 2 2015: Leo Guelman defended his PhD Thesis
entitled “Optimal personalized treatment learning models with insurance applications”
supervised by Montserrat Guillén. The thesis jury was composed by Ramon Alemany, Katrien
Antonio and Arthur Charpentier.
Leo Guelman, PhD in Economics at University of Barcelona and MA in Economics at University of British Columbia, is the author of the uplift package for R, which is an integrated package for building and testing uplift models. For more information about the R package, follow this link.
Feb. 18 2015: Mercedes Ayuso and Miguel Santolino have received the ‘I Prize to Talent in the insurance market’. The prize is awarded by INESE to the best study in the insurance industry in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. See more.
Jaume Belles-Sampera has
received the 2014 "Ferran Armengol
Tubau" award for his outstanding
to the development of new risk
under the perspective of insurance
2014: Funded Chair UBZurich
appointment: Jerònia Pons
"Zurich, 130 years in the
Insurance Industry [Zurich,
en el Seguro Español]". For
information, follow the link
to the Funded
titled "Evidence of banking
sector systemic risk behavior
countries" by Manish K Singh,
at UB Economics (supervised by
Gómez-Puig and Simón
been awarded a grant from the
Banco de Sabadell. Manish's
received one of the 5 grants
been awarded out of 200
from PhD students writing a
June. 6 2014: Miguel Santolino has participated in the XVII Applied Economics Meeting, held in Gran Canarias.
Miguel Santolino presented the working paper entitled "The dynamics of one-sided incomplete information in motor disputes", coauthored by M. Ayuso and Ll. Bermudez, in the XVII Applied Economics Meeting. See more.
Apr. 25 2014: Our working paper series is now available at RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)-IDEAS, a decentralized bibliographic database maintained by volunteers. See more.
2014: Prof. Persson is visting in
February and March. His research
"Why bankers are boring: Asset
substitution (risk shifting) and
incentives for banks". Seminar
12.30pm Room 4224. For more
information, follow this link.
2014: Mercedes Ayuso has been
appointed member of the forum of
experts for the BBVA Institute of
Pensions, which will be sponsored