Pompeu Fabra University

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Economics - Jun 11
Juan José Ganuza wins the Alexandre Pedrós award for an article that examines whether there is a gender gap in the MIR exam model The full professor with the UPF Department of Economics and Business is the co-author of an article judged the best published in the journal Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics in 2020.
Campus - Jun 10

A new issue of UPF's digital magazine that reviews current issues in an innovative format, has recently been published. The main thread of the latest issue is the importance of culture as a strategic line and it includes reports and interviews on the topic along with expert opinions. It also includes an interview with Oriol Amat, the new rector of Pompeu Fabra University.

Politics - Jun 7

A study involving Toni Rodon, a professor with the UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences, argues that emotive rhetoric is one of the tools that politicians use strategically to attract voters. Published in American Political Science Review , the article analyses two million parliamentary speeches delivered in the lower houses of parliament in the UK (between 2001 and 2019) and Ireland (between 2002 and 2013).

Research Management - Jun 1

They are Public Health, in 22 nd place, and Economics, in 40 th , followed by Biological Sciences and Statistics (51-75 bracket) and Political Sciences and Biotechnology (76-100), most of them leaders in Spain. UPF scores in a total of seventeen disciplines, spread across the five areas included in the ranking, and puts twelve in the top 200 in the world.

Research Management - Jun 9

The University is ranked 248 th in the general list, and climbs 15 places in Europe to reach 107 th . The University stands out for citations, for which it comes 73 rd globally, followed by percentage of international faculty.

Social Sciences - Jun 2

So reveals a study published on 21 May in Child Development , conducted by Ingrid Vilà-Giménez and Pilar Prieto (ICREA), members of the Prosodic Studies research group, together with researchers from the universities of Chicago and of Iowa.

Career - May 31

Based on a pioneering, innovative account, the ICREA-UPF research professor talks about the growth of the global tide of market power and how it is stifling workers throughout the world. The work, which will be published by Princeton University Press on 1 June, describes how a handful of companies have made the greatest gains brought about by technological advances and proposes solutions to revive the economy. The author will present the work on the Ciutadella campus on the afternoon of June 2, in an event that will be streamed over the web.

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