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November 29, 2016

Open positions in the field of Business Economics and Finance at the UIB – Call for Applications

The Department of Business Economics at the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB) in Spain invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor positions in the field of Business Economics or Finance. Successful candidates will begin in September 2017. The position involves both research and teaching activities. Candidates applying for the Business Economics position should have a background in any area of Economics or Management, while candidates applying for the Finance…

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November 24, 2016

University of Barcelona named best public university for graduate employability in Spain

The University of Barcelona has been ranked first for graduate employability among public universities in Spain, according to the 2017 edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The institution has been ranked second of all public and private higher education centres in Spain after the University of Navarra. Worldwide, the University of Barcelona is ranked in the 61-70 range. It stands out in university-company collaboration and employability rate of all…

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November 23, 2016

International Workshop on the Economics of Parking to be held at the UB on November 28th

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona will host the International Workshop on the Economics of Parking on November 28th, 2016, which will focus on the recent developments in the economics of parking. The conference will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners from the public and private sectors to discuss those issues. Registration is free, but places are limited. This workshop will feature a keynote speech…

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November 22, 2016

ICREA Academia – Call for Applications

The Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) has announced the 2016 edition of the “Academia” programme, aimed at university professors who are expanding their research activity in Catalan public universities. The grant is for five years and is intended to promote the awardees’ research, basically by relieving them from teaching duties. The 15 successful candidates will receive 16,000 euros and further 24,000 euros will be awarded to their…

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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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