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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 Candidates have to submit at least one unpublished article in Spanish.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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December 9, 2016

Nobel laureate Jean Tirole and Pol Antràs confirmed as keynote speakers at the 1st Catalan Economic Society Conference

Nobel awarded economist and professor at the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) Jean Tirole and professor at the Harvard University Pol Antràs have been confirmed as keynote speakers at the 1st Catalan Economic Society Conference, which will take place at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC) in Barcelona on May 26th-27th, 2017. The full programme can be found here. The Catalan Economic Society (CES) and the Scientific Committee also invite the…

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December 7, 2016

Researcher recruitment Ramón y Cajal Grants 2016 – Call for Applications

The Spanish Ministry of Economy has announced a new edition of the Ramón y Cajal Grants, aimed at promoting the recruitment of national and foreign researchers in R&D centres of the Spanish system for Science, Technology and Research. This goal is achieved by either the allocation of funding to research recruitment or the allocation of funding to the creation of new permanent jobs. Curricular merits and the ability of the…

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December 7, 2016

Juan de la Cierva Grants 2016 for young doctors – Call for Applications

Young doctors may apply for a Juan de la Cierva Grant announced by Spanish Ministry of Economy in order to promote recruitment in R&D centres. Specifically, the Juan de la Cierva grant for training (Juan de la Cierva-formación) are aimed at candidates that have been awarded their PhD between 2015 and 2016, while the Juan de la Cierva grant for incorporation (Juan de la Cierva-incorporación) are aimed at doctors were…

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December 2, 2016

UB hosts a seminar on methodology for doctoral research with Idea Puzzle software

The professor of Management at Católica Porto Business School Morais will give a seminar on methodology for doctoral research on December 15 at 11:00 in the Ramón i Cajal room of the Historic Building of the University of Barcelona. The workshop will focus on the Idea Puzzle software, an online research design software based on Philosophy of Science that integrates theory, method, data, rhetoric, and authorship, anticipating the major questions…

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December 1, 2016

UB’s Gianmarco Daniele awarded a Juan de la Cierva fellowship

The postdoctoral researcher at the UB’s Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) Gianmarco Daniele has been awarded a Juan de la Cierva fellowship from the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. This funding is designed to encourage the recruitment of recent PhD graduates in Spanish R&D centres other than those where they pursued their predoctoral studies. Daniele holds a Master’s degree from the Universiteit Antwerpen and a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit…

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