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July 30, 2014

Fundación BBVA grant call for researchers

Fundación BBVA has published a grant call for researchers and other innovative professionals. 50 scholarships are offered overall in different research fields and the maximum amount of 40.000 euros each research or innovative project. The projects submitted have to last for more than 6 months and not more than 1 year time. The applicants have to download through this LINK the application form that have to be fulfilled and submited,…

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July 18, 2014

DYPES micro simulation model presentation

The seminar ‘DYPES model presentation (A dynamic micro simulation model for the Spanish retirement pension system)’ will take place next 18th July at 1pm, at “Profesor Fuentes Quintana” Conference Room, at B Building of the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales (Avda. Cardenal Herrera Oria, 378 – 28035 Madrid). The seminar will be participated by the authors of fhe model Concepció Patxot (UB ECONOMICS Faculty), Guadalupe Souto and Meritxell Solé. Confirm your attendance sending an…

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July 16, 2014

Workshop on Risk Management in Insurance 2014

A Workshop on Risk Management in Insurance 2014 will be held at the University of Barcelona on July 16, 2014. In this one day workshop, 8 top experts in the field of insurance risk management and solvency will present their latest research and opinions in this area. You can check the workshop program HERE.

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July 14, 2014

Empirics of Management: An Academic Exellence Programme at LSE

Empirics of Management: An Academic Excellence Programme at LSE is held in collaboration with the Fundación Rafael del Pino. This programme will seek to train a cadre of first-class Spanish participants who will absorb knowledge at LSE and impart that knowledge back in Spain, and thus help to multiply the impact of their individual training and experience. The programme will provide excellent capacity building by helping young academics in Spain…

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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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