October 28, 2014

Tools for Ethics and Integrity in Research Projects LERU-UB

The Universitat de Barcelona within the framework of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) is organizing the seminar ‘Tools for Ethics and Integrity in Research Projects‘. This seminar will take place next October 28th at 10.00h, Aula Magna, Edifici Històric (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585). Some of the UB participants at the LERU Doctoral Summer School 2014 will present their experiences. There will also be some talks…

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October 23, 2014

2014 Spanish Stata Users Group meeting

The 2014 Spanish Users Group meeting will be held at the Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona on October 23. This meeting will provide Stata users the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Anyone interested in using Stata is welcome. Two guest speakers from StataCorp will be in attendance: Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician, and Isabel Cañette, Senior Statistician. The conference will be conducted in…

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October 20, 2014

22nd Public Economics Meeting 2015 – Call for papers

The Department of Economics at the University of Cantabria is happy to announce the 22nd Public Economics Meeting that will take place on February 5 and 6, 2015 at the Faculty of Economic and Business of University of Cantabria. This year’s topic will be “Reforms and New Challenges for Welfare States: Efficiency and Equity”. The Scientific and Local Organizing Committees invite submissions of original work on any topic in the field Public Economics, including the…

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October 17, 2014

2014 Charles Street Symposium – Call for essays

The Charles Street Symposium is an annual forum for the world’s leading young researchers. Its aim is to bring together the best and brightest thinkers to address issues of relevance to public policy that are inadequately addressed and understood in existing research. Applications for the 2014 Charles Street Symposium essay competition are now open until 17 October 2014. The 2014 Symposium will address the question, ‘Why do societies prosper?’. More information HERE.

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October 14, 2014


ICREA Acadèmia is a programme to boost the research activity of university professors who are currently giving lectures, also involved in research projects and with a promising research career. Applications can be submited until October 14th, 2014 (14h). You can have a look to ICREA Academia 2014 call HERE (in catalan).

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October 1, 2014

Symposium on the Financing of Education – Call for papers

Next December 8–10, 2014 the Symposium on the Financing of Education will take place at the Oxford Union, Oxford (more information about this event HERE). You are invited to present a paper on an aspect of the economics and financing of education, or you may wish to attend as an observer or panel member. If you wish to present a paper, you must submit a brief abstract for review not later than…

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September 30, 2014

Catalan Economic Society Award

The Catalan Economic Society, subsidiary of Institut d’Estudis Catalans, is awarding with 10.000 EUR the best research work on economic issues aiming to recognize and encourage high quality research in the Catalan-culture territories. The research works can be written either in Catalan, Spanish, English, French or Italian. You can submit your proposals before the end of September 2014. More information HERE.

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September 22, 2014

FI 2015 scholarships

Last July 29th the Catalan government published the scholarship call for PhD students for 2015 (FI2015). The period to apply starts next September 1st until September 22nd. More information can be found HERE.

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September 21, 2014

UB 1st university in Spain according QS Rankings

The University of Barcelona (UB) has regained the privilege of being the first-ranked university in Spain according to the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2014-2015. The UB is number 166 in the world ranking —that’s a 12-point climb from last year’s list— and it is among the top 200 universities in the world. Regarding the specific ranking in  “Economics and Econometrics”,  UB is among the 101-150 top universities in the…

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July 30, 2014

EUT Iriarte (Universidad de la Laguna) – New Faculty positions

The Escuela Universitaria de Turismo Iriarte (Universidad de la Laguna) is offering new Faculty positions in Economics, Business Administration and similar fields. In case you are interested in developing your academic and research career there please submit your CV to

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