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January 16, 2017

8th Workshop on Economics of Education – Call for Papers

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) invites submission of papers for its 8th Workshop on Economics of Education. The workshop aims to establish and share the theoretical and methodological knowledge frontier of economics of education. It is also designed as a place to have access to a diversity of applied studies in which different methodologies are used. Both macro and micro-economic topics are of interest. The organisers welcome research that…

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January 16, 2017

Applications now open for the MSc and PhD in Economics at the UB

The University of Barcelona has opened applications for the graduate programme in Economics. The MSc in Economics is a 2 years full-time programme intended to train and educate economists to undertake top research. The PhD in Economics is a 3 years full-time/5 years part-time programme offers the opportunity to undertake research in a wide range of fields of Economics. Ranked 1st in Spain, the University of Barcelona offers an active…

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January 12, 2017

Humboldt Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral and Experienced Researchers – Call for Applications

Researchers from outside Germany with above average qualifications may apply for a Humboldt Research Fellowship. This funding allows researchers at the beginning of their careers or experienced researchers which have a record of several years of academic work to carry out long-term in Germany. In the first case, applicants must have completed their doctorate in the last four years. In the second case, researchers must have been awarded a PhD…

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January 12, 2017

Grants for academic mobility of professors and researchers in Spain – Call for Applications

The Spanish Ministry of Education has published a call for applications for academic mobility. This funding is aimed at professors and researchers who perform their activities within the Spanish System for Science, Technology and Innovation and want to work on a temporary basis with foreign higher education and research centres. The stays will have a minimum duration of three months and maximum of six months. Applications will open on January…

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January 10, 2017

Trainee teaching staff grants (FPU) – Call for Applications

Trainee teaching staff grants (FPU) awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education have been announced. This grant is for the training of teaching and research staff in doctoral programmes to facilitate their future incorporation in professional practice. The grant comprises a monthly payment, social security coverage, financial aid for short stays in other R&D centres and free enrolment in those credits constituting the training period of the doctoral program. Applicants…

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December 16, 2016

UB to host 14th Ernest Lluch Economics Seminar on GIS Analysis for Applied Economics

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona will host the 14th Ernest Lluch Economics Seminar on January 23rd, 2017, at 12:00. The session, entitled “The view from above: GIS Analysis for Applied Economics”, will be led by Juan Carlos Muñoz Mora, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow of the Department of Economics and Management of the Pompeu Fabra University. He will be joined by Joan-Ramon Borrell, Associate Professor of…

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December 14, 2016

International Transportation Economics Association Conference – Call for Papers

The International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA) invites the submission of papers. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to, transport pricing and investment, competition policy, transport decisions under uncertainty, agglomeration effects, valuation of intangibles, privatization, the economics of new transport technologies, the political economy of transport decisions, etc. The aim of the Conference is to promote scientific excellence in the field of transport economics and to provide a…

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December 14, 2016

Interdisciplinary Pre-Doctoral Researchers Session (JIPI) opens for registrations

Registration for the Interdisciplinary Pre-Doctoral Researchers Session (JIPI) is now open. The meeting wishes to set itself up as a meeting point for researchers in Catalonia, where they can meet people within the same area of expertise or other fields. It will take place on February 9th, 2017, at the Historical Building of the UB. Participants at the conference might take part in some of the activities programmed, such as flash…

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December 14, 2016

Queen María Cristina Prize to promote research in Economics – Call for Applications

The Royal University Centre Escorial-María Cristina, in cooperation with the Banco Santander, has announced the 5th Queen María Cristina Prize, which rewards the efforts of researchers in the field of Economics and Law. Candidates have to submit at least one unpublished article in Spanish. Articles in English might be accepted in exceptional cases. Research must address topics such as Economics and Ethics; Economy and Family; the individual as the centre…

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December 9, 2016

Deadline approaching to submit an application for a post-doctoral position at the UB’s Faculty of Economics and Business

The deadline is approaching for candidates to send an application for one of the three-year post-doctoral positions beginning in September 2017 at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona. Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must have awarded a PhD when taking up the position. Successful applicants will have to teach in English at undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, to develop independent research…

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