Oct. 08 2014: Jaume Belles-Sampera has
received the 2014 "Ferran Armengol i Tubau" award for his outstanding contributions
to the development of new risk measures under the perspective of insurance regulation.
The prize aims to distinguish excellence in research of insurance and risk management. It is awarded every three years by the Catalan Society of Economy to a contribution, thesis or study of insurance, from an economic, legal, historical, social and financial persective. The Institute of Catalan Studies also contributes to the dissemination of findings on pensions and retirement to the society. A ceremony is announced on October 27th. For more information, follow this link.
Oct. 16 2014:
Funded Chair UBZurich appointment: Jerònia Pons lectures on
"Zurich, 130 years in the Spanish Insurance Industry [Zurich, 130 años en el Seguro Español]".
For more information, follow the link to the Funded Chair UBZurich.
proposal titled "Evidence of banking
sector systemic risk behavior in EMU
countries" by Manish K Singh, PhD student
at UB Economics (supervised by Marta
Gómez-Puig and Simón Sosvilla-Rivero), has
been awarded a grant from the Fundación
Banco de Sabadell. Manish's project
received one of the 5 grants that have
been awarded out of 200 proposals received
from PhD students writing a thesis in 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 is
"Why bankers are boring: Asset
substitution (risk shifting) and
incentives for banks". Seminar held at
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 by