Scientist of Institute for Economic Analysis and Director of GSE Master Program in the Economics of Public Policy, University of Barcelona
Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell holds a PhD on quantitative analysis of subjective well-being (2003) from the University of Amsterdam and another one on environmental issues (2003) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, Nueva York). Currently she is a tenured scientist at the Institute of Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC), Deputy Director for Academic Programs of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE), and research affiliated at IZA and MOVE. She is also director of the World Wellbeing Panel and Director of the Economics of Public Policy Master program at the Barcelona GSE. Her main research interests are on the analysis of subjective well-being through subjective questions and its applications to key economic outcomes, such as, health, inequality, and other public economics relevant issues.