Research Activities

Research activities at the Barcelona School of Economics include the BSE Lecture Series, the Calvó-Armengol Prize, and the Summer Forum. In addition, a full calendar of research seminars and events is organized by the BSE academic units throughout the year.

Learn more about research activities in the BSE community:

Events Calendar

The BSE academic units organize seminar series, lectures, and workshops throughout the year. Speakers include invited academics from institutions around the world as well as BSE researchers. Many events are open to the entire BSE community.

Some seminars can be streamed online

Summer Forum

In June, the BSE faculty organize and participate in the Summer Forum, a two-week conference with 25+ different workshops that attracts hundreds of researchers from around the globe to Barcelona to present their latest research.

The Summer Forum receives support from the Severo Ochoa Program.

Visit the Summer Forum page

Calvó-Armengol Prize

The Calvó-Armengol Prize is awarded every two years to a top researcher in economics or social sciences not older than 40 years old. The Prize is promoted by BSE and Govern d'Andorra, with support from the Severo Ochoa Program.

Nominations for the 8th Calvo-Armengol Prize will open on April 1 and close on June 30, 2023.

Prize news and past recipients

BSE Lecture Series

Organized with support from Banc Sabadell, the BSE Lecture Series has brought dozens of the world's top Economics scholars to Barcelona since 2003 to share their research on a range of topics on specialized theory and practice. 

Browse all lectures in this series