The 2018 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics will be held in Barcelona on October 4th-5th, 2018 in “Sala de Graus Ernest Lluch”, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Barcelona.
|Thursday, October 4th 2018|
|15:30||Welcome and opening act: Raul Ramos (Vice-Dean of Research and Doctorate, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Barcelona).
Chair: Vicente Royuela (AQR-IREA, University of Barcelona)
|15:45||Keynote Lecture: Alessandra Faggian (Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila); “Regional resilience and the peripheries: some reflections”.|
|17:00||1st Contributed session: Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters
Chair: David Castells-Quintana (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & AQR-IREA)
|Raffaele Scuderi (Kore University of Enna), Giuseppe Tesoriere (Kore University of Enna), Vincenzo Fasone (Kore University of Enna); “Adaptation of micro firms to floods: evidence from Ugandan cities”.|
|A. Yair Grinberger (Heidelberg University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Peleg Samuels (Hebrew University of Jerusalem); “Labor Mobility, Trade and Urban Resilience to Natural Disasters”.|
|20:30||Workshop dinner (by invitation only).|
|Friday, October 5th 2018|
|9:30||Keynote Lecture: Péter Benczúr (Joint Research Centre, European Commission); “JRC work on Resilience – A conceptual framework, a measurement strategy, and its implementation”.|
|11:00||2nd Contributed session: Resilience and Public Policies
Chair: Matías Mayor (Universidad de Oviedo)
|Nicola Pontarollo (Joint Research Centre, European Commission), Carolina Serpieri (Sapienza Università di Roma); “Towards regional renewal: A multilevel perspective for EU”.|
|Patrizio Lecca (Joint Research Centre, European Commission), Filippo Di Pietro (Joint Research Centre, European Commission), Simone Salotti (Joint Research Centre, European Commission); “Regional economic resilience in the European Union: a CGE analysis”.|
|Roberto Ezcurra (Universidad Publica de Navarra), Vicente Rios (Universidad Publica de Navarra); “Quality of government and regional resilience in the European Union. Evidence from the Great Recession”.|
|13:00||Closing Act and Informal Lunch|
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