Graduate Program in Economics and Finance

Applications for the Master in Economics and Finance and the PhD in Economics are now open. The deadline to be eligible for funding is 15 February 2018. Applications will be reviewed until 12 April 2018 or when the programs reach capacity (whichever occurs first).

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  • 21/02/2018CEMFI is recruiting a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the project "Economic Development and Structural Transformation" (EDST), funded with a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC).
  • 14/02/2018On March 5th, 6th and 7th, Enrique Sentana will deliver three master lectures on “Financial culture for our time: Volatility, diversification and contagion” at the CaixaForum center in Madrid as part of the conference series of Cátedra “la Caixa” .
  • 14/02/2018CEMFI is recruiting up to two Postdoctoral Researchers to work on the project "Urban dynamics: learning from integrated models and big data" (DYNURBAN), funded with an Advanced Grant by European Research Council (ERC).
  • 02/01/2018Monica Martinez-Bravo has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies .

Selected recent publications

  • Monica Martinez-Bravo, Priya Mukherjee and Andreas Stegmann,
    The Non-Democratic Roots of Elite-Capture: Evidence from Soeharto Mayors in Indonesia,Econometrica, 85 (6) (2017), 1991-2010.
  • Xavier Giné, Monica Martinez-Bravo and Marian Vidal-Fernández,
    Are Labor Supply Decisions Consistent with Neoclassical Preferences? Evidence from Indian Boat Owners,Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 142 (2017), 331-347.
  • David Martinez-Miera and Rafael Repullo,
    Search for Yield,Econometrica, 85 (2017), 351-378.
  • Samuel Bentolila, J. Ignacio García-Pérez and Marcel Jansen,
    Are the Spanish long-term unemployed unemployable?,SERIEs, 8 (2017), 1-41.

Quick links & agenda

November 2017

7 March 2018 (13:30)

FIRMS Workshop

Vivek Bhattacharya (Northwestern University) presents An Empirical Model of R&D Procurement Contests: An Analysis of the DOD SBIR Program

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8 March 2018 (13:30)

Empirical Microeconomics Workshop

Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University) presents "Equilibrium Grade Inflation with Implications for Female Interest in STEM Majors"

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9 March 2018 (13:30)

MadMac Workshop

Sergio de Ferra (Stockholm University) presents "Strategic Sovereign Default in a Monetary Union"

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