International Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
Barcelona School of Economics (BSE)
Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE)
The IDEA Graduate Program prepares students for academic careers as well as positions as experts in business, finance, government, and research organizations.
IDEA degrees are awarded by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
IDEA is a joint project between the Department of Economics of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, the Institut d´Anàlisi Econòmica, and the Barcelona School of Economics
The IDEA Graduate Program offers both a Master of Research in Economics and a Ph.D. It is a fully international program: our students come from all five continents, our faculty and campus are immersed in an English-speaking international academic community, and our graduates participate and find placement in the global job market.
Doctoral research focused on a wide range of economics-related topics
News and Announcements
IDEA Inaugural Lecture Welcomes This Year's Cohort
- The IDEA Alumni conference will be given by Christopher Rauh on “The Impact of Fear of Automation”.
- The Inaugural Conference will be given by Antonella Trigari on “Temporary Layoffs, Loss-of-Recall, and Cyclical Unemployment Dynamics”.