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July 14, 2014

Richard Watt – summer short courses at UB

Richard Watt, Associate Professor at University of Canterbury, will deliver two short courses at the Faculty of Economics and Business (UB) from July 14th to July 18th 2014. The first course is titled “Economics of Risk: a short course” will be taught July 14th and 15th 2014. The second one,  “Economics of Insurance: A short course”, will be taught at the end of the same week (July 17th and 18th). You can already…

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June 27, 2014

Manish K Singh, awarded with Banco Sabadell grant

The research proposal titled “Evidence of banking sector systemic risk behavior in EMU countries” by Manish K Singh, PhD student at UB Economics (supervised by Marta Gómez-Puig and Simón Sosvilla-Rivero), has been awarded a grant from the Fundación Banco de Sabadell. Manish’s project received one of the 5 grants that have been awarded out of 200 proposals received from PhD students writing a thesis in a Spanish University.

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June 25, 2014

XREPP Project Manager – Job offer

The Xarxa de Referència en Economia i Polítiques Públiques (XREPP) is offering a project manager part-time position starting next September 2014.  Applications must be submitted to cio.patxot@ub.edu not later than June the 25th 2014. You can find more information HERE.

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June 22, 2014

University of Antwerp research grant positions – Submit your application

The Department of Transport and Regional Economics of the University of Antwerp has four junior research grant positions on offer: Position 1) Researcher in the area of transport economics & logistics, with a focus on Retail Logistics in urban areas, including cost analysis and optimization opportunities. Position 2) Researcher in the area of transport economics & logistics, with a focus on eCommerce Logistics in urban areas. Position 3) Researcher in…

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June 20, 2014

4 UB Economics MSc & PhD Scholarships – Call for applications

UB Economics has published a new call for shcolarships for the official MSc and PhD in Economics programme for the academic year 2014-2015.  These calls are directed at new admitted students joining the MSc and PhD in Economics in the academic year 2014-2015. The aim is to facilitate and increase the participation of the finest students in the doctoral programme, in order to promote the training of scholarship recipients in…

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June 16, 2014

PhD Scholarships – Call for applications

The Xarxa de Referència en Economia i Polítiques Públiques (XREPP) offers 1/2  PhD Scholarships for 3 years, starting September 2014. The yearly amount of the stipend is 15.000€.  This shcolarship call is for students who have graduated after 2011 and who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics or in Economic History (University of Barcelona). The candidates must fulfil the admission requirements of the PhD program in Economics  or…

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June 15, 2014

XXXIX Simposio Spanish Economic Association (SAEe) – Call for papers

Universitat de les Illes Balears will host the XXXIX Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía-Spanish Economic Association (SAEe), to be held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on 11th -13th December 2014. Authors are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of economics for presentation at the Simposio. All papers and presentations must be in English. Submissions should be for either contributed or job market sessions and must consist of a single…

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June 15, 2014

ASSET meeting 2014 – Call for papers

The next annual meeting of the Association of Southern European Economic Theorists (ASSET), organized by Aix-Marseille School of Economics, will take place in Aix-en-Provence (France) November 6-8, 2014. The submission of papers deadline is June 15, 2014. Submissions may be uploaded on the website http://asset.amse-aixmarseille.fr. More information HERE.

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June 15, 2014

CEMFI Summer School

During the last weeks of August and first weeks of September CEMFI Summer School will take place in Madrid. Its aim is to provide practitioners and academics from all over the world with an opportunity to update their training in fields within CEMFI’s range of expertise. Courses are fully taught in English with a minimum of 10 participants and limited to a maximum enrollment of 36. To take full advantage…

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June 11, 2014

RecerCaixa Call for Research Projects 2014

A new edition of the RecerCaixa Call for Research Projects has been published. It will cover research projects developed by researchers in Catalan universities and research centers. In this edition, l’Obra Social la Caixa will put aside 1.900.000 euros for the selected projects. The deadline for applications is June 11th 2014. More information can be found HERE.

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