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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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January 20, 2016

Symposium: A transversal view on Sustainability

During this week the whole consortium of the ERANET-PLUS will meet in the final meeting of the project. In this meeting there’s an open session held by the Environmental Sustainability Group on Climate Change: “A transversal view on Sustainability” symposium that will be at the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona. Further information HERE.

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January 14, 2016

JIPI – Interdisciplinary Meeting of Predoctoral Researchers

Interdisciplinary Meeting of Predoctoral Researchers is a meeting point for all predoctoral researchers in Catalonia, where the possibility to meet researchers of other fields becomes a reality. It also aims to give answers to scary questions such as… Who might be interested in my research? Is my research useful? What can I do after the PhD? Deadline: January 17th. The event will take place on February the 2nd in the UB Historic Building….

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January 14, 2016

Paula Salinas awarded with the University of Barcelona Extraordinary Doctorate Prize

Paula Salinas, PhD in Economics at UB, has been awarded with the University of Barcelona Extraordinary Doctorate Prize for the academic year 2013/2014 for her thesis titled ‘Essays on Education Decentralization‘. This award recognizes the quality of some of the theses defended at the UB which have obtained the Excellent Cum Laude qualification. The awards ceremony will take place on 11 February 2016 at 12.00h at the Paranimf of the…

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January 13, 2016

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Early Career Grant Scheme

This award is open to single applicants in their early career (five years maximum between the date showing on the certificate and the application deadline). Applicants must be based within an eligible higher education institution (HEI) and must be a current, early career member of the Regional Studies Association and throughout the duration of the grant (please note that applicants may apply for membership at the same time as applying for…

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January 13, 2016

Postdoctoral fellowship in Vigo or A Coruña

ECOBAS (Economics and Business Administration for Society) is a recent strategic alliance with 135 members originally affiliated to 12 research groups in the Galician university system. They are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship based in Vigo or A Coruña, depending on the candidate’s research profile. Further information HERE.

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January 13, 2016

International Academic Symposium “Energy and Environmental Policy”

The Symposium on Energy and Environmental Policy will bring together high ranking researchers in the field of energy economics. The meeting will examine various questions related to the low carbon alternatives (energy storage, RES-E, and shale gas), the markets and networks (energy losses, CO2 market design and distributed generation), and the environmental policies (RES-E promotion, consumption side policies, industrial policy for climate change mitigation, and environmental R&D investment). The meeting,…

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