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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October 23, 2015

XREPP Doctoral Day 2015 – Call for Papers

XREPP’s Doctoral Day event – taking place November 27th – welcomes all our PhD students, young and senior researchers, interested Master students, and invitees. This scientific gathering offers all our PhD students as well as other PhD students in the XREPP faculties a platform to present their doctoral work and receive comments from a discussant. The Doctoral Day is also meant to offer opportunities to ‘meet and greet’ and exchange…

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October 9, 2015

4th PhD Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE) – Call for papers

Next February 2016 (Thursday 11 and Friday 12) the research centre CREIP (  is organizing the 4th PhD-Student Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE), located at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the Rovira i Virgili University, in Reus (Catalonia, Spain). The workshop covers broad topics in Public Economics and Industrial Organization in order to allow PhD students to present their work in progress and/or their job market…

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October 6, 2015

Post-doc in Labour Economics at Università Cattolica Milano – Call for applications

The Department of Economics and Finance of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan invites applications for one post-doctoral position (“Assegno di Ricerca”) in Economics (code SECSP01) with special interest in Labour Economics, in particular “Evaluation of educational and labour market policies”. The duration of the position is 1 year, with possible renewals up to 4 years. Candidates should hold a Ph.D in Economics with specialization in Labour Economics, or…

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September 29, 2015

Enrique Fuentes Quintana Doctoral Thesis Award 2014-2015

FUNCAS published the call for ENRIQUE FUENTES QUINTANA DOCTORAL THESIS AWARD 2014-2015. This award consists of a gross cash sum of €4,000 and the publication of the doctoral thesis in the foundation’s collection of studies. All doctoral theses read in the 2014-2015 academic year (September 1st 2014 – August 30th 2015) which have unanimously obtained the maximum grade permitted by the standards in force at the time of reading may…

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September 28, 2015

XV International Business and Economy Conference – Call for papers

IBEC invites the submission of proposals for its 15th research conference to be held in Nürtingen, Stuttgart Metropolitan Region, Germany. The objective of IBEC 2016 is to  provide a forum for intellectual discussion among scholars and practitioners. We seek to provide a platform to analyze the strategic challenges faced by firms, educators, governments, and other institutions in the global arena. Submission Deadline: October 10th, 2015. More information HERE.

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September 18, 2015

Sandra Nieto, PhD in Economics at UB, María Jesús San Segundo Award at the AEDE Meeting 2015

Dr. Sandra Nieto, PhD in Economics at the University of Barcelona, was awarded with the María Jesús San Segundo Award for the best paper of young authors presented at the XXIV Meeting 2015 of the Association of Economics Education (AEDE), held on 25th and 26th June in Madrid, for her paper entitled “Overeducation, skills and wage penalty: Evidence for Spain using PIAAC data”. More information HERE.

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September 7, 2015

ICREA: Academia 2015 call

Organisation: Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) Thematic area: Generic Deadline:05/10/2015 Call’s information: HERE (this information is only available in catalan).

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