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November 12, 2015

4th PhD-Student Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE)

Next February 11 and 12 the Research Centre on Industrial and Public Economics (CREIP) will host the 4th PhD-Student Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE) in Reus (Catalonia, Spain). WIPE aims to be an academic meeting where PhD students, young doctors, postdoc researchers and senior researchers could exchange experiences, research topics, ongoing projects and future research activities on the Industrial and Public Economics. For more information: HERE.

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November 9, 2015

BRA Young Research Workshop

The objective of this workshop is to give the opportunity to young researchers and PhD students to present their current research work in a friendly and collaborative environment. Seniors researchers will also participate by given guidance to improve the research quality, presentation skills and improve research visibility. Place: Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC, Carrer del Carme, 47, Barcelona. MAP) Date: Wednesday, 25th November 2015 Time: 9am to 5pm For more information: HERE.

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November 5, 2015

Post-Doctoral position – Department of Economic History, Institutions and World Economy

The Department of Economic History, Institutions and World Economy in the School of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona invites applications for a three- year Post-Doctoral position in Economic History, to start in September 2016. Fields of interest are Economic History; Development; Growth and Area Studies. Deadline for applications: 22 December 2015. More information HERE.

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November 5, 2015

Job opportunities – Banco de España

The Banco de España, the Spanish central bank, is interested in hiring experienced or newly qualified Ph.D.s in economics or related fields for its headquarters in Madrid. The areas of interest include monetary policy, international economics and macro finance, banking and finance, industrial organisation, and applied micro- and macroeconomics. The main tasks of the potential candidates would be to conduct high-quality policy-oriented research, to produce reports for the Bank’s senior…

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November 3, 2015

IDESCAT Informative session

Next tuesday November 10th, from 12 to 1 pm at Sala d’Actes (Building 690), the Director of the Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) Frederic Udina will adress an informative talk about the statistics and other information that could be very useful for most of the researchers of the Faculty of Economics and Business. Idescat is the Government of Catalonia’s organisation specialising in statistics. Its mission is to manage the statistical system in Catalonia by planning, co-ordinating and…

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November 3, 2015

Post-Doctoral position – Department of Econometrics

The Department of Econometrics at the University of Barcelona (UB) invites applications for a three years Post-Doctoral position beginning Fall 2016. Fields of interested are Econometrics; Urban; Rural; Regional Economics; Risk Management; Financial Econometrics; Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation. Deadline for applications: 22 December 2015. More information HERE.

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October 30, 2015

Post-Doctoral position – Department of Economic Theory

The Department of Economic Theory at the University of Barcelona invites applications for a three years Post-Doctoral position in Macroeconomic Dynamics, to start in September 2016. Fields of interest are Development; Growth; International Trade; Macroeconomics and Monetary.Deadline for applications: 22 December 2015. More information HERE.

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October 30, 2015

Bibliographic Exhibition: Speakers of International Business in Southern Europe in a Long Term Perspective

On the occasion of the “International Business in Southern Europe in a Long Term Perspective“ workshop, organized by the Innovative multinationals in Spain ( 1950-2010 ). Creation and Transfer of Knowledge in the Internationalization of Developing Economies,  to be held on 24 November, the CRAI Library of Economics and Business display different  bibliographic materials of the speakers  as a supplement this workshop. You can visit the physical exhibition from 29 October…

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October 30, 2015

Post-Doctoral researcher position – IEB

The IEB (Barcelona Institute of Economics), a research institute of the University of Barcelona, invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher beginning in September 2016. Candidates from the following fields are particularly encouraged to apply, Public Economics, Urban Economics and Applied Microeconomics. Successful candidates will have teaching duties at either the undergraduate or the graduate level, within the Department of Public Economics of the University of Barcelona. Applicants should have completed a…

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October 23, 2015

1st Comas i Solà video contest

The University of Barcelona (UB) organises for the first time a short film contest that allows researchers describing the scientific studies they develop to the general public. The main goal of the activity is to bring citizens closer to the research activity carried out at the UB. Moreover, the contest will provide a visual channel to raise people’s awareness of the major role that PhD students play in University’s research activity. The initiative enables young…

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