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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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January 7, 2016

Conference – Smart Cities: Myth or reality?

Next January 14th 2016 the UB Chair in Smart Cities is organizing the conference ‘Smart Cities: Myth or reality?‘at the Aula Magna – Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Barcelona). The main goal of the conference is to bring together experts from the worlds of academia, public administration and business to debate the following questions: 1) What is a smart city exactly? 2) If smart cities are better than other…

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January 7, 2016

9th COSME Gender Economics Workshop (GEW)

The 9th COSME Gender Economics Workshop (GEW) will take place on May 26‐27, 2016 at Ramón Areces Foundation in Calle Vitruvio, 5, Madrid, Spain. COSME is a subcommittee of the Spanish Economic Association that evaluates and promotes the situation of women economists in academia. The workshop aims to provide researchers with a forum for presenting and discussing research on gender economics. Further information HERE and at http://www.genderworkshop.com/en/. Please use this link for paper submissions…

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January 7, 2016

Call for proposals for carrying out joint symposia between the universities of Catalonia and the SUNY Campus

AGAUR publishes grants to promote cooperation in research between the universities of Catalonia and the Campus of the State University of New York (SUNY Campus). The symposia, lasting up to three days, should be focused on one of the following fields: “4E (Energy, Environment, Economics, and Education)” “Brain” “Materials and Advanced Mmanufacturing” Deadline for porposals submission: January 29th, 2016. Further information HERE.

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December 23, 2015

Scholarships for doctoral studies – La Caixa 2016

This call is aimed at researchers who wish to obtain a doctorate in any university or research center in Spain. The deadline for submission of applications is 29th February 2016. Further information for this scholarship (La Caixa) HERE. Further information for other scholarships (UB) HERE.

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December 11, 2015

XXI Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics – Call for papers

From June 21-23, 2016 the XXI Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics will be held in the Castle of Soutomaior (Pontevedra, Spain) . The aim of the Workshop is to offer young researchers interested in macroeconomic issues a forum for the presentation and discussion of research papers representing current advances in macroeconomics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. Interested scholars should send a copy of the paper they wish to submit and an abstract,…

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December 10, 2015

Prize Angel Rozas Research in Social Sciences (4th edition)

The Foundation Cipriano García – CCOO in Catalonia announces the 4th edition of the Prize Angel Rozas Research in Social Sciences by researchers novel in order to recognize some of the best research in different fields and perspectives of the social sciences: history, law, anthropology, political science, sociology and economics. This prize biannually, is the publication and distribution of work guanyador. The admission of original finishes on 23 September 2016 at…

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December 10, 2015

FUNCAS Research Promotion Programme

On an annual basis, the Spanish Savings Banks Foundation (Funcas) selects the best Working Paper of an applied nature from among the Working Papers in its collection. Funcas shall therefore appoint a jury to determine the award-winning working paper. The jury shall consider the robust analysis of the Spanish economic and social situation and projections for finding solutions to the current problems as priority assessment criteria for granting this award….

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December 1, 2015

XII Abertis Research International Award in Transport Infrastructure Management

The Chair Abertis-UPC creates Abertis Research Award in Transport Infrastructure in Spain, for studies and unpublished research conducted university students, and that address the various aspects related to the management of infrastructure and transportation services. Two awards categories are offered: for the PhD dissertation mode, endowed with € 10,000; and for other kinds of research work, endowed with 4,000 €. Applications can be submited until 31st December. More information HERE (in Spanish).

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