Macroeconomist Jaume Ventura wins Catalonia National Research Prize

Barcelona School of Economics Professor Jaume Ventura has been awarded the National Research Prize of Catalonia for 2022.

His research focuses on macroeconomics and international economics, and he is the director of the master’s program in international trade, finance and development at the Barcelona School of Economics.

Ventura is a fellow of the Econometric Society and the European Economic Association. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, both in the United States.

Earlier in his career, Ventura held academic appointments at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Massachsetts Institute of Technology. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.

The Catalonia National Research Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding researcher whose work in a scientific discipline has had an international impact.