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May 19, 2014

IV Workshop on Transport Economics – Tendering Transport Services

Next May 19th IEB and FEDEA organize the IV workshop in Transport Economics, taking place in Madrid. The workshop will be based on one of the critical issues in transport economics: the way in which tendering public transport services is applied in practice. Send an e-mail to egomez@fedea.es to pre-register. You can find more information about the workshop program HERE.

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May 16, 2014

QURE post-doctoral research position

The Quantitative Urban and Regional Economics research group (QURE – Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona) is offering a post-doctoral research position for 18 (9+9) months. The yearly amount of the stipend is 19.833,94 euros. Research expertise in Empirical Economics in general and in some of the following topics in particular will be appretiated: Industrial location; firm dynamics; economic impact analysis; applied general equilibrium; environmental economics; personnel economics; theoretical and applied econometrics; urban and…

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May 6, 2014

ICREA Senior Call 2014

ICREA opens 10 senior research positions. Minimum requirements are a PhD degree obtained preferably before 2010, with at least four years of international exposure at pre-doctoral and/or post-doctoral level. Only very strong candidates with an outstanding research record and excellent leadership capabilities will be considered. Aplication deadline: May 6th, 2014. You can read the call guidelines HERE.

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April 30, 2014

CASB Fellows Program 2014-2015

The CASB Fellows Program, an educational collaborative between The Consortium for Advanced Studies (CASB) and the Barcelona Group (BG), seeks to promote mutual research cooperation among CASB and BG member institutions and to open new avenues for enhanced professional engagement. The program is open to recent PhD graduates from The University of Barcelona, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Polytechnic University of Catalunya and the Pompeu Fabra University who are seeking to carry out postdoctoral research…

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April 18, 2014

University of Bonn Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Bonn invites graduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals from any field of study or discipline to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn. The Summer School on Intellectual Property will take place from July 21st to August 1st, 2014. Applicants who wish to participate in the Summer School on Intellectual Property must apply by April 18th, 2014. More information HERE.

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April 9, 2014

Thierry Burger-Helmchen at UB Business KICK-OFF

On April 9th (7pm) will be presented at a public ceremony ‘UB Business’. This project aims to strengthen the research in business at the University of Barcelona (UB), improving its visibility and impact as well as its level of internationalization. As a central event, Dr. Thierry Burger-Helmchen, Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Strasbourg,  will deliver the conference “Innovation Management: Where We’ve…

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April 9, 2014

Social Security and the Pensions Crisis: A short Course

Next April 7th-9th 2014 will take place a UB Economics visiting professor course titled “Social Security and the Pensions Crisis”. Professor Gareth Donald Myles (University of Exeter) has focused his research activity on the role of social security in redistributing resources between generations and the many issues that surround policy reforms, which will be the main topic of this course. More information can be found HERE.

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April 1, 2014

Job Market Information Session – PhD in Economics

Next April the 1st 2014 will take place a ‘Job Market Information Session’ at the UB Faculty of Economics and Business. How does it work? How should I write a Job Market paper? We will try to answer this kind of questions  through the academic experience of our faculty members Marc Teignier and Camille Hémet. The session will also include the participation of Marta Curto who is currently working at…

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April 1, 2014

Summer School on Behavioral Economics and Psychology 2014

A Summer School on Behavioral Economics and Psychology will take place 5-12 July 2014 in Prague (Czech Republic). The aim of this Summer School is to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the implications of behavioral research for policy making and the creation of public institutions as well as its practical applications helping to cope with flood of information in the modern world and in the realm of organizational…

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