3rd Catalan Congress of Economy and Business


Honorary Committee: main political authorities and representatives of universities and social and economic institutions of Catalonia.

Scientific Committee: Honorary members, professors of the Faculty of Business and Economics of Catalan universities, Catalan professors from foreign universities, professors from Spanish universities and professors from European and USA universities. Total 35.

Organization Committee.


  • President of the Generalitat de Catalunya (i.e. Catalan Government) (president)
  • Ministers of Economy, Business and Labour of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Presidents of the Diputacions (i.e. Provincial Council) of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona
  • 12 deans of Catalan universities.
  • President of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (i.e. Institute for Catalan Studies).
  • President of the  Consell de Treball Econòmic i Social de Catalunya (i.e. Employment, Economic and Social Council of Catalonia)
  • President of the Consell General de Cambres de Comerç de Catalunya (i.e. General Council of Chambers of Commerce of Catalonia)
  • Presidents of Catalan Business Associations (Foment del Treball and PIMEC)
  • Secretary-generals of unions (UGT and CCOO)


  • Chaired by professor Andreu Mas-Colell

Ramon Adell, Universitat de Barcelona
Pol Antràs, Harvard University
Antoni Argandoña, IESE
Núria Bosch, Universitat de Barcelona
Pere Botella, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Josep Maria Bricall, Universitat de Barcelona
Jordi Caballé, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Montserrat Casanovas, Universitat de Barcelona
Antoni Castells, Universitat de Barcelona
Eduardo Cristóbal, Universitat de Lleida
Guillermo de la Dehesa, Centre for Economic Policy Research
Antoni Elias, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Elena Flores, International economic and financial relations; global governance
Modest Fluvià, Universitat de Girona
Teresa Garcia-Milà, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Enric Genescà, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Xavier Giné, Banc Mundial
Francesc Granell, Universitat de Barcelona
Joan Hortalà, Universitat de Barcelona and Borsa de Barcelona
Guillem López Casasnovas, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Anna Matas, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Francesc Xavier Mena, ESADE
Josep Oliver, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Vicente Ortún, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Martí Parellada, Universitat de Barcelona
Alfred Pastor, IESE
Diego Prior, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Jacint Ros Hombravella, Universitat de Barcelona
Israel Ruiz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vicente Salas, Universidad de Zaragoza
Agustí Segarra, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Antoni Serra Ramoneda, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona
Robert Tornabell, ESADE
Joan Tugores, Universitat de Barcelona
Mateo Valero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Xavier Vives, IESE
Antoni Zabalza, Universitat de València


  • Chaired by Joan B. Casas, Col·legi d’Economistes de Catalunya’s chairman

Oriol Amat
Josep Betriu
Xavier Farriols
Xavier Ferrer
Anton Gasol
Modest Guinjoan
Francesc Raventós
Xavier Segura

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