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September 3, 2015

Royal Economic Society 2016 – Call for papers

Royal Economic Society (RES) 2016 Annual Conference Programme Committee invites submissions of papers for General Sessions from academic, government and business economists in any field of economics and econometrics. Deadline for submissions: 11 October 2015. Proposals for Special Sessions should be sent by email to the Programme Chair (Conference2016@res.org.uk) by 1 November 2015. Further details and a link for submitting papers can be found on the CONFERENCE WEBSITE.

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September 2, 2015

Research and educational transfer grant at OECD

Fundació Jaume Bofill, jointly with OECD, opens a new edition of the grant call adressed to researchers willing to do a stage in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, located in Paris. This stage will provide to the granted researcher the oportunity to work in a leading international institution in applied research and benchmarking on different educational systems and enviroments. You can submit your application until September 28th. More information…

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September 1, 2015

Luca Salvadori, PhD in Economics at UB, 2015 Epainos Award at the ERSA Conference

Luca Salvadori (PhD in Economics 2015 at the University of Barcelona) is the 2015 recipient of the Epainos Award for the paper ‘Does tax enforcement counteract the negative effects of terrorism? A case study of the Basque Country‘, which is awarded to the best paper presented in the Young Regional Scientist (EAYRS) Sessions. The EAYRS Sessions are organized each year at the ERSA Conference (Lisbon, August 25-28, 2015), and provide…

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September 1, 2015

Marc Teignier research on gender equality in The Economist

‘Sexism is not just wrong. It is also expensive’.  On August 22nd 2015 The Economist ran an article about Latin American workforce and its effects to the region’s GDP based on the paper ‘Aggregate Costs of Gender Gaps in the Labor Market’ written by Marc Teignier (University of Barcelona) and David Cuberes (University of Sheffield). This paper examines the quantitative efects of gender gaps in entrepreneurship and workforce participation. Authors conclude…

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August 25, 2015

Stefano Carattini, PhD in Economics at the UB, 2015 Heinz König Young Scholar Award of the ZEW

Stefano Carattini from Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève (PhD in Economics 2015 at the University of Barcelona) is the 2015 recipient of the Heinz König Young Scholar Award of the Mannheim Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). The jury’s decision indicates their recognition of the excellent research carried out by Carattini into the effect of a pay-per-bag tax on household waste on the produced amount of waste. By looking…

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July 24, 2015

Chair UAM-Accenture Award 2015

The Chair UAM – Accenture is announcing an award to the best unpublished research project in Economics and Management of Innovation in 2015. The general objective of the Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation  UAM-Acceneture is to promote teaching, research and knowledge diffusion and exchange in this field, as well as to support the Interuniversity Master and PhD Programs in the Economics and Management of Innovation. The projects can be submitted until…

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July 24, 2015

Royal Economic Society 2016 – Call for Papers

The 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society will be held at The University of Sussex, Brighton, from Mon 21st March to Wed 23rd March 2016.  Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited from academic, government and business economists in any field of economics and econometrics. The deadlines for submissions of papers are October 11th and November 1st 2015. More information can be found at the conference webpage.

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July 17, 2015

Lecturer position at UNED

The Department of Economic Analysis II of UNED aims to cover a lecturer position: they are looking for an academic profile able to give lectures in Macroeconomics and to develop research in Economic Analyisis Foundations. Since this is a Spanish public service position, the requirements and application procedure will soon be published at Boletín Oficial del Estado. You can ask for more information sending an e-mail to Maria Teresa Garin (mgarin@cee.uned.es)  

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July 7, 2015

XVIIth World Economic History Congress

The XVIIth World Economic History Congress (WEHC 2015), which will be held in Kyoto in 3-7 August 2015, is the first congress in Asia in the history of the WEHC. You can find detailed information about this event HERE.

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July 2, 2015

Post-Doc Position at the University of Torino

The University of Torino has just posted two post doctoral fellowships, for young LABOUR/HEALTH/APPLIED ECONOMISTS. Candidates should be under 35 and should have a PhD in Economics or related fields & strong micro-econometric background. The project is on Health and Career paths during the economic downturn in Italy. Duration is 12 months and Gross Salary is € 19.367. Deadline for applications is July 8th 2015 . More information HERE (in…

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