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June 17, 2016

European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies – Call for Expression of Interest

The European Commission has launched a call for expression of interest in membership of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE). It is an independent advisory body of the President of the European Commission, which provides high quality and independent advice on ethical aspects of science and new technologies in connection with EU legislation or policies. Successful candidates will serve in their personal capacity to provide…

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June 16, 2016

The University of Barcelona, among the 100 most innovative universities in Europe

The University of Barcelona is one of the most innovative universities in Europe and the first in Spain, according to the ranking Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities. This list aims to identify which institutions contribute the most to science and technology and have a greater impact on global economy. The University of Barcelona holds the 65th position at a European level. In the ranking, Reuters highlights the amount…

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June 10, 2016

Upcoming SAE, RES and AEA Job Market meetings

Bilbao, London and Chicago will host Job Market meetings between December 2016 and January 2017. These events provide unique opportunities for interviews between Job Market candidates and recruiting institutions, such as Universities, research institutes, central and national banks and private firms, among others. These meetings also allow Job Market candidates to give paper presentations and attend a number of plenary sessions. The next Spanish Economic Association (SAEe) Job Market meeting…

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June 10, 2016

41st Spanish Economic Association Symposium – Call for Papers

The Spanish Economic Association (SAEe) has invited researchers to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of economics for the regular session, which will happen at the same time that the job market session. The event will take place in Bilbao on 15th-17th December, 2016. Decisions will be made by 31 July 2016. The main goal of the SAEe is the promotion and dissemination of scientific knowledge in economics…

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June 9, 2016

Fellowships programme for recent PhD graduates − Call for Applications

The CASB Fellows Program is now open for applications from recent PhD graduates from any of the Barcelona Group (BG) universities, including the University of Barcelona, in the five years immediately preceding this call. Successful candidates will receive financial support to carry out postdoctoral research in the United States (Brown University, The University of Chicago, Columbia University or Northwestern University) for periods of one to four months. The CASB Fellows Program…

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June 9, 2016

PhD-Student Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics – Call for Papers

The Research Centre on Industrial and Public Economics (CREIP) will host the 5th PhD-Student Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics in Reus (Tarragona, Spain) on February 8-9th, 2017. It will include about 16 presentations and plenary sessions with one keynote speaker, Luis Cabral, from the New York University. Papers to be presented must fit into topics of Industrial and Public Economics, such as Environmental Economics, Regional Economics and Markets and…

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June 3, 2016

UB Economics TA Scholarships for the MSc and PhD in Economics – Call for applications

UB Economics invites all interested candidates to submit applications for its 2016-2017 Teaching Assistant (TA) Scholarships for the official MSc and PhD programmes in Economics. Four scholarships will be awarded, two for students joining the MSc and two more for PhD students. The former covers a gross monthly payment of €400 euros and the latter €750 and the first year of enrolment. The recipients will perform teaching support activities at…

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June 3, 2016

2016 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics – Call for Papers

The Regional Quantitative Analysis research group of the Research Institute of Applied Economics (AQR-IREA) has announced a call for papers for its 2016 Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics, to be held in Barcelona on October 27th-28th. It will be focused on innovation and the spatial diffusion of knowledge, with emphasis in collaboration networks. Particular attention will be paid to papers dealing with the mechanisms and actors of knowledge diffusion….

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June 3, 2016

Upcoming courses and events for researchers and professionals

There are a number of courses being offered in the upcoming weeks which might be of interest for Economics and Business researchers and professionals. On June 21st, the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) organises a one-day course aimed at academics, PhD students and other professionals interested in the utilisation of structural equation modelling (SEM) techniques in their research. On the other hand, the MESIO UPC-UB Summer School offers 10 different…

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June 1, 2016

Funded course at LSE for Spanish academics – Call for Applications

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in collaboration with the Fundación Rafael del Pino is offering the chance for 25 young Spanish academics to attend a four-day intensive Empirics of Management Programme course at LSE from Monday 5 to Friday 9 September 2016. Successful applicants will receive full funding for the programme as well as accommodation in London for the duration of the programme. The course is…

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