Archive for April, 2007

The Irish Miracle

Next video shows the benefits of the globalization and the European Union convergence policies. Moreover, Irish are the most pro European citizens in the EU in contrast with their British neighbours opinion.

This video is dedicated to… you know, never mind.

God bless Guinness.


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Hans Rosling

Has Rosling is one of the most famous professor in the world, he´s developed the main time of his career in the world wide reputed institution of the Uppsala University.

The International Health area is very close to the Economy´s growth theory and its applications, even better than this second in my opinion and the next video could show you great ideas about I´ve said. Enjoy! and visit Rosling´s blog.

If you want to show your presentations like that visit GapMinder 

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The USA has been the large economic emporium worldwide since the II-WW ends unless the largest of the whole history. All of us have the impression the Americans countries are the most close to scientific and cultural paradise and its economies are based on that.

However what is the real situation of the main population there? watching the next video… Are we under the governance of the “Stupid” Imperious?

Next posts will be about this situation and why the largest scientific advances are from USA, aren´t it?

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This year has been celebrated in Amsterdam The Econometric Game, an European competition in Econometrics and Forecasting field. In this 8th edition the Carlos III University has participated for its first time getting the second place behind University of Oxford.

It is the first time our institution takes part on this prestigious competition in spite of it is ranking 10th in the worldwide econometric and 4th in Time Series and Forecasting.

The departments involved in these sciences (Statistics, Economy and Business) decided months ago to prove their students value being part of the first Spanish team comes to the Econometric Game. The decission taken by the departments has been supported by the good result of the following students members of our team:

1) DPhil in Economics – Rodolfo Stucchi (captain) & Ramiro de Elejalde (speacher)

2) MSc in Economics – Vanessa Berenguer y Valery Chernookiy

3) MSc in Industrial Economics – Marcelo Rabinovich

4) MBA & Quantitative Methods -Sergio Mayordomo.

My most sincerely congratulations for these students and the departments. I hope next year the new team bring along the 1st place. I´ll comment it, I´m sure of that

The discussion case about the Global Warm-up was prepared by Jan Magnus, Bertrand Melenberg and Chris Müris of the Tilburg University and the teams had 36 hours to solve and present their thesis to the jury.

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Undercover Economist

I´ve been reading some good comments about this new book of Tim Harford where the author show the daily word under an economist vision without the stands out part of  the Dark Science.

In the next weeks I pretend to give you my impressions about the text.

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Yess!!! I´m coursing this term 8!!! subjects in the university plus one humanities course in Industrial Marketing moreover all mornings internship job, I´m fucking busy with those, my brain is always thinking about something relating with Economy and university and i need to rest this Summer holidays, I need to clear my mind off these topics.

You could find my term curricula in the next links if they aren´t broken:

As you can see, a huge charge of work that don´t allow me study all that I want and dedicate the suitable time the subjects needs. I have to gain good marks to be able to apply to good companies in the next years and it is going to be a hard work, but if this year I reach my marks over 2 points of average the worst and heaviest step would have been obtained.

What´s a “good company”??? Well, I don´t really know why I feel the next companies are better than others but in my opinion, these are the most desirables firms to job where I wonder to work in the future:

JP Morgan, NERA, UBS, Credit Suisse Boston First… in the following lines the urls of the firms:








uufff I have to go to study

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