EWMES and SAEe 2021 at the University of Barcelona

The UB School of Economics has hosted last week two important events: The 2021 2021 European Winter Meetings of the Econometric Society (EWMES) and the Symposium of the Spanish Economic Association (SAEe). The first one, took place in online format from December 13th to 15th. There were 823 registrations and 327 accepted papers. The event counted with 109 contributed sessions and three keynote addresses from top class economists:

Sule Alan, Professor of Economics at the European University Institute, Florence and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Bilkent University, Turkey.

Raffaella Giacomini, Professor of Economics at University College London and Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Isaiah Andrews, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), fellow of the Econometric Society, and a co-editor at the American Economic Review.

The Symposium took place in person by more than 250 registered participants from December 15th to 18th at the Faculty of Economics and Business and counted with 68 sessions, 200 presentations and three keynote speakers:

Mar Reguan, Associate Professor in Economics at Northwestern University and Research Fellow at the Barcelona School of Economics.

Juan J. Dolado, Professor at the Dept. of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Gabriel Perez-Quiros, Professor, Barcelona School of Economics. Head of the Macroeconomic Analysis Unit of Banco de Españ‘s Research Division.

The presidencial address was delivered by Luisa Fuster, Full Professor at the Department of Economics of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and president of the Spanish Economic Association.

During the whole week, we exchanged a lot of interesting scientific input and fruitful discussions with outstanding researchers from all over the world. A special thanks to the Organization committees and to the volunteers that made the events possible.

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