The closing session of the Small World Initiative project took place on Thursday 17 MAy at the auditorium of the Rectorat building, with the attendance of university students and students from the secondary schools participating in this science popularisation project. Read more
Ellen McGrattan from the University of Minnesota and Patrick Minford from the Cardiff Business School will be some of the guest speakers on the effects of Brexit at the Ateneu Barcelonès on 13 February, at a debate organised by MOVE and the Ateneu.
On Tuesday 13 February at 7 p.m., the UAB's MOVE Foundation and the Ateneu Barcelonès will offer a debate entitled “Economic and Policy Impact of BREXIT” at the Bohigas Hall of the Ateneu (Carrer de la Canuda 6, Barcelona). The objective of the event is to analyse the possible success or failure of BREXIT and its economic and political effectse.
The event has been organised by Albert Marcet and Raul Santaeulàlia-Llopis, researchers at the MOVE centre and lecturers at the UAB, and will be presented by Pilar de Torres i Sanahuja, head of the economic section of the Ateneu Barcelonès.
The debate will include the participation of a panel of econolmic experts such as Professor Ellen McGrattan from the University of Minnesota and Professor Patrick Minford from the Cardiff Business School, who will be analysing the effects of an imminent economic separation between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Also participating will be Professor Joseph Steinberg from the University of Toronto, Professor Thomas Sampson from the London School of Economics and Professor Jaume Ventura from the CREI-Universitat Pompeu Fabra-BGSE.
The MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics) research centres is a foundation aiming to promote cutting-edge research in economics, in cooperation with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Institute of Economic Analysis-CSIC. All three institutions, located at the UAB Bellaterra Campus, have a long tradition in research and advanced studies.
The event will offer simultaneous interpreting and receives funding from the Ramón Areces Foundation.
Round Table Discussion Programme
The competition will begin on 15 May at 10 a.m. at the UAB Theatre Hall. The event will be streamed live and will consist in ten PhD students who will have a maximum of four minutes to defend their thesis. At the end of the competition the jury will select the two best thesis and all those attending will be able to vote for the thesis they liked best. Read more