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February 8, 2016

Bank of England PhD Internships

The Bank of England offers internships for individuals currently undertaking PhDs to work collaboratively on research projects with Bank staff for two to three months. PhD interns therefore play an active role in their research environment. To be considered, you should be expecting to submit your PhD thesis within the next two years. All fields are considered, although we’re particularly interested in candidates with a background in the following areas:…

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February 5, 2016

The Faculty of Economics and Business opens new sources of project financing

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona (UB) has made the decision to open new sources of financing to continue promoting new projects. This joint initiative includes the Faculty and the UB Social Council, and seeks to involve former students in financing research projects with a social impact, and improving teaching or internationalisation where projects do not receive public funding; projects which otherwise would not come…

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February 4, 2016

31st Congress of the European Economic Association – Call for papers

The European Economic Association (EEA) and the Program Chairs, Philippe Bacchetta (University of Lausanne) and Monika Schnitzer (Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich), invite you to submit a paper to the contributed sessions of the ‘31st Congress of the European Economic Association’ that will take place, in parallel with the summer meetings of the Econometric Society, in Geneva, Switzerland, from Monday August 22 to Friday August 26 2016. Deadline for submissions: 15 February 2016….

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February 4, 2016

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference – Call for applications

The 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society will take place from Monday 21 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton. The RES Annual Conference offers a great opportunity to interact with economists at all levels from across Europe and the rest of the world to hear and talk about the latest research. Deadline for ‘Early bird’ registrations: 8 February 2016. Further information HERE.

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February 2, 2016

Banc Sabadell Foundation Award for Economic, Business and Social Knowledge – Call for applications

The Banc Sabadell Foundation holds this Award in order to encourage and recognise the work carried out by Spanish researchers in the fields of economic, business and social knowledge, and to help analyse and formulate alternatives to enhance society. The Award consists of a prize of 30,000 euros and a sculpture by Sergi Aguilar. Applications should be sent through THIS website. Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016.  Further information HERE (in Spanish).

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February 2, 2016

Banc Sabadell Foundation Inves 2016 Research Grants – Call for applications

The Banc Sabadell Foundation announced a call for applications for 15 scientific research grants for Spanish PhD students who are currently working on their doctoral dissertations at any university in Spain or abroad. The grants aim to promote and develop scientific work or stays at universities and other research centres in Spain or abroad, preferably within the fields of economics, business and the social sciences. The individual grant amount is…

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January 29, 2016

IEB & Diputació de Barcelona Research Grant – Call for applications

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) jointly with the Diputació de Barcelona invites applications for a research grant to help promote reserach on Local Government in Catalonia. The specific research topics may include Local Public Finance and the evaluation of Local Goverments efficiency. Deadline for applications: 15 February 2016. More information HERE (in Catalan).

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January 21, 2016

IV Workshop on Urban Economics – Call for papers

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) will host its fourth workshop on Urban Economics on the 13th and 14th June 2016. The aim of the workshop is to bring together original research in the area of urban economics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. The accepted papers will be presented in parallel sessions that will be complemented with three plenary sessions. Deadline for submissions: March 28th, 2016. More information…

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January 21, 2016

IEB/UEA Summer School in Urban Economics – Call for applications

The IEB/UEA Summer School in Urban Economics  is designed for Economics PhD students with an interest in Urban and Regional topics. In addition to those students specialized in Urban and Regional Economics, we encourage the participation from PhD students in Labour, Development, Public, Trade and other applied fields who want to improve their knowledge in the field. The objective of the school is twofold: to offer an intensive training program…

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January 21, 2016

Job Opening – Economist/Policy Analyst at OECD

The Regional Development Policy Division (RDP) of the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate is looking for one Economist/Policy Analyst to contribute to the work of the Division, particularly on issues relating to entrepreneurship, employment dynamics and business demography. On these topics the Division is starting a project which aims to build a framework and a system of comparable indicators at the subnational level on the demography of businesses and…

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