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November 17, 2016

Research fellowships for economists at the Bank of Italy – Call for Applications

The Directorate General of Economics Statistics and Research at the Bank of Italy is offering four 12-months research fellowships in Economics aimed at young PhDs with experience in applied economic research and its policy implications. Successful candidates will be asked to develop a research project of their own. When the project is concluded, fellows may be invited to take part in a competition for a permanent position at the Bank….

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November 17, 2016

10th COSME Gender Economics Workshop – Call for Papers

The 10th COSME Gender Economics Workshop invites the submission of papers. Preference will be given, conditional to quality, to authors who have not presented in the last meeting. The workshop will include about 10 presentations. The keynote speakers will be Seema Jayachandran (Northwestern University) and Juan José Dolado (European University Institute). The meeting will take place on May 25th-26th, 2017 at Ramón Areces Foundation, Madrid (Spain). COSME is a subcommittee…

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November 17, 2016

13th Labour Market Conference – Call for Papers

The organisation of the 13th Labour Market Conference invites the submission of papers both theoretical and empirical addressing any field of labour economics. The conference will take place in Valladolid (Spain) on July 5th-7th, 2017. The meeting is intended as a discussion forum on key labour market issues, including its operation, performance and labour market policies. With this meeting, the Spanish Association of Labour Economics and the Department of Economic…

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November 16, 2016

10th Joan Oró Award for Scientific Dissemination – Call for Candidates

The Catalan Association for Scientific Communication has announced the 10th Joan Oró Award for Scientific Dissemination. The main aim of this call is to encourage young researcher and communicators to team up. In order to be eligible for the prize, teams of at least a researcher and a communicator of less than 35 years old must have been formed. The submitted work must be unpublished and suitable for printed publications…

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November 15, 2016

University of Barcelona climbs four places in the URAP ranking

The University of Barcelona stands out once more among the top 50 universities worldwide and it is leader in Spain, according to the latest edition of the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP). The university holds the 45th position in 2016-2017 and gains four positions compared to last edition, whereas in Europe it holds the 10th place and gains three. It is also the only Spanish university to have been…

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November 15, 2016

The Faculty of Economics and Business unveils new Alumni Wall

Elisenda Paluzie, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona, has unveiled the first plaques of the new Alumni Wall. The names of all former students that have made a donation to the Faculty have been engraved in metal plaques, which have been placed in one of the main entrance lobbies of the Faculty. “With this project, the University of Barcelona and the Faculty of…

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November 11, 2016

PhD in Economics by the UB David Castells-Quintana wins José Manuel Blecua Prize

David Castells-Quintana, PhD in Economics by the Universidad de Barcelona, has been awarded the José Manuel Blecua prize by the university’s Board of Trustees. The award recognizes the best article published in a leading scientific journal resulting from a PhD thesis defended at the University of Barcelona in the field of Humanities and Social Sciecnes. Castells-Quintana’s Malthus living in slum: Urban concentration, infraestructure and economic growth was published in the…

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November 11, 2016

Mobility grants for research on the development of Barcelona – Call for Applications

The Societat Econòmica Barcelonesa d’Amics del País and the Fundació Barcelonesa d’Amics del País, in collaboration with Javier Godó, count of Godó, and the Obra Social La Caixa, offer scholarships aimed at teaching and research staff in Catalonia and PhD students at universities or research centres in Catalonia to carry out a three-month stay at a foreign university. Research must be related to the progress and development of Barcelona and…

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November 11, 2016

Post-Doctoral positions at UB’s Faculty of Economics and Business – Call for Applications

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona invites applications for a three-year Post-Doctoral positions beginning in September 2017. Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must have obtained a PhD when taking up the position. Successful applicants will be expected to teach in English in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, to develop independent research programmes achieving international recognition, and to be involved in…

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November 10, 2016

La Caixa Foundation fellowships for doctoral studies in Europe – Call for Applications

La Caixa Foundation grants 85 fellowships to carry out postgraduate studies at universities in countries within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). A total of 65 fellowships are aimed at students that want to carry out a master’s or a doctoral degree in any European Higher Education Area (EHEA) country, except Spain. The remaining 20 fellowships are restricted to young researchers who wish to earn a doctoral degree at any…

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