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Center for Research in Sports Administration

Seminar with Jaume García-Villar on Applied Econometrics

The CRSA in cooperation with the ETHZ and USI regularly invites guest lecturers as part of the Swiss Doctoral Program for Research in Sports for Behavioral and Social Sciences.

From November 12 - 16, Jaume will teach a seminar on Applied Microeconometrics at the University of Zurich. He will also present his working paper on eSports: Profile of Participants, Complementarity with Sports and its Perception as Sport. Evidence From Sports Video Games (Download Presentation (PDF, 1 MB))  in the Business Economics Research Seminar of the Department of Business Administration.


Jaume Garcia-Villar is professor at UPF, researcher at the Center for Research in Health and Economics (CRES), and Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor. His experience in the world of research focuses on applied microeconometrics, labor, sport and health economics, and the real estate market. In these areas, he has published over 100 articles and book chapters. These include studies for the Government of Catalonia on the Catalan and the Spanish economies. He was director of the School of International Trade between 1995 and 2005 and president of the National Statistics Institute between 2008 and 2011. Currently, he sits on the editorial board of the journal Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.