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29/07/2009
The BBVA Foundation presents the report “Perceptions of the Economic Model and Views on the Current Crisis”

According to a survey by the BBVA Foundation’s Department of Social Studies and Public Opinion, Spaniards share a very positive view of the welfare state and support government controls in areas like prices, wages or profits. They are aware of the severity of the current crisis, feel themselves directly affected and have made moves to rein in their spending.


18/06/2009
The BBVA Foundation presents its Frontiers of Knowledge Awards at a formal ceremony celebrating science and the arts

The ceremony, under the presidency of the Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, and the BBVA Foundation President, Francisco González, welcomed eminent members of the international scientific community and high-level government institutions alongside personalities from the worlds of business and the arts.


17/06/2009
Jean Tirole: “the common refusal to consider tradeoffs implies that we often content ourselves with mediocre policymaking”

Jean Tirole, winner of the first edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in the Economy, Finance and Management Category, is among the world’s most reputed economists and the author of acclaimed studies applying Game Theory and Information Theory to economic analysis.


17/06/2009
Massagué: “We have discovered the first genes intervening in brain metastasis”

Joan Massagué, winner of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in the Biomedicine category, is Spain’s most widely cited working scientist, with his papers referred to on more than 62,000 occasions.


16/06/2009
Jacob Ziv: “In the midst of a world economic crisis, it becomes even more essential to nourish long-term research, as an investment in a better future”

Jacob Ziv, winner of the first edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in the Information and Communication Technologies category, is author of an algorithm with the power to compress all kinds of information so it occupies less space and can be transmitted at greater speeds. This principle is what has enabled the creation of hugely popular compression standards such as mp3 (for sound), gif or png (image) or pdf (text).


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