Development Economics Summer School (Summer School)

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Spain

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Summer School

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
July

International course fees
EUR 1250 per total

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About Development Economics Summer School at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

The new Development Economics Summer School is taught by experts in the field and specializes in the application of practical methods for the understanding of economic development, as well as providing tools for effective work in the field.

The Summer School in Development Economics will cover some of the most recent and exciting work in the field of economic development. Both theoretical and empirical aspects will be covered, with a precise focus on policy that improves economic well-being in poor and developing countries. The course should be of interest to graduate students or young academics who want to expand their knowledge and to acquire solid and practical tools for field work and large-scale interventions. During the course, faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with program participants.

Course dates: July 13-17, 2020

Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) in Development Economics: Design and Data Analysis
Instructors: Pamela Jakiela (Center for Global Development and University of Maryland) and Owen Ozier (World Bank)

Note: applicants can combine this course with courses in other programs happening during Week 1 (June 29 - July 3) and Week 2 (July 6-10).

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardSummer SchoolHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsJulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 1250 per total

Notes about fees for this course

The price of each course includes 10 hours of lecture time and 7.5 hours of practical time. Multiple course discounts are available. Fees for courses in other Summer School programs may vary.

Courses are priced as follows:

  • Regular Fee: 1250€
  • Reduced Fee*: 700€

Entry requirements

The Barcelona GSE Summer School courses are taught at a high academic standard. A strong background in Economics or related fields is a must. Holding a postgraduate degree, or currently studying in a Master's or PhD program, and/or having related professional experience, are key factors that make an application successful.

As part of your online application, you will be required to upload the following documents:

  • Up-to-date CV
  • Proof or reference for each course fee discount that you are entitled to (if applicable)

Courses are taught entirely in English. While no language certificate is required at the moment of application, participants are expected to have enough command of the language to follow and benefit from the course without causing disruption to the development of the class.

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