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November 26, 2015

International mobility programs CASEU and NOVA DOMUS

INFORMATION SESSIONS for the International mobility programs CASEU and NOVA DOMUS. Erasmus Mundus projects for a period of mobility in one of the best universities of Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan (CASEU) and Canada / USA (NOVA DOMUS). More information HERE.

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November 25, 2015

Elisenda Paluzie awarded with the XIV Premi Catalunya d’Economia by the Societat Catalana d’Economia

Elisenda Paluzie, Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Theory and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona, has been awarded with the XIV Premi Catalunya d’Economia by the Societat Catalana d’Economia for her book titled ‘Podem! Les claus de la viabilitat econòmica de la Catalunya independent’. This prize is awarded to the best publication or study about the economy of the Catalan speaking…

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November 19, 2015

Ernest Miguelez, PhD in Economics at UB, awarded with the José Manuel Blecua Prize

Ernest Miguelez, has been awarded with the José Manuel Blecua Prize, conferred by the Board of Trustees and the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation (FBG),  for the best article published in a prestigious journal in the field of humanities and social sciences. He is the co-author of the article ‘What Attracts Knowledge Workers? The Role of Space and Social Connections‘ published in the Journal of Regional Science, 54(1): 33–60. The aim of…

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November 13, 2015

15th Journées Louis-André Gérard-Varet

The Journées Louis-André Gérard-Varet, taking place next 13 and 14 June 2016 in Aix-en-Provence (France), are open to all fields in applied and theoretical Public Economics. The program will consist of both contributed papers and keynote lectures. Submissions of a complete papers should be received no later than February 1st by the scientific committee. For more information: HERE.

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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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