About Barcelona GSE Focus

Barcelona GSE Focus is an initiative of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. It offers research-based analysis and commentary from economists and social scientists in the Barcelona GSE community.

The articles published in the Focus are written for a broad but informed audience from academia, governments, international organizations, and the private sector as well as journalists specializing in economics, finance, policy, and the business world.

Focus Editor

Prof. Jordi Caballé (MOVE, UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Assistants to the Editor

  • Defne Mevsim (PhD student, IDEA-UAB and Barcelona GSE)
  • Albert Rodríguez Sala (PhD student, IDEA-UAB and Barcelona GSE)

Web and Graphics Editor

Jodi Neufeld (Barcelona GSE Communications Office)

Copyright and Usage

Unless otherwise indicated, all rights to articles are reserved by their respective authors and the Barcelona GSE. For permission to reprint or translate Focus articles, please send an email to focus@barcelonagse.eu

Comment Policy

Reader comments are welcome on Barcelona GSE Focus articles. The editors reserve the right to remove comments that do not contribute to the discussion in a constructive way.


Barcelona GSE Focus is one of the research initiatives supported by the Severo Ochoa Excellence Accreditation.