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February 14, 2013

Job Opening: Post-Doctoral Researcher

The IEB (Barcelona Institute of Economics), jointly with the department of Public Economics at University of Barcelona, invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher beginning in September 2013. Candidates from the following fields are particularly encouraged to apply: Public Economics,Urban Economics and Applied Microeconomics. Applicants should have completed a doctorate by July 2013. Application deadline: February 20th, 2013 Application Instructions: Submit applications via the Econ Job Market website (www.econjobmarket.org). Email enquiries should be…

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February 1, 2013

Job Market Training Session

Next February 11th (11.30h) a ‘Job Market Training Session’ takes place at the UB Faculty of Economics and Business (Room 329, Espai de Recerca en Economia). 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 Ana Nuevo-Chiquero and Marc Teignier.

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December 30, 2012

6 new researchers joined us this academic year

In the academic year 2012-2013 six new researchers joined the Faculty of Economics and Business coming from leading research institutions worldwide such as University of Chicago, University of Bonn and University of Bologna, hired from the so-called ‘job market’. With these new incorporations UB Economics faculty is composed of 111 researchers. The new researchers are: Marc Teignier (University of Chicago), Mikel Alvarez (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), Dirk Foremny (University…

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December 30, 2012

UB among the top 200 universities

Universitat de Barcelona is among the best 200 universities in the world according QS World University Rankings 2012-2013. QS World University Rankings evaluate the research and academic quality, graduate hiring and each university internationalization level, through a set of indexs analyzing acamdemic and corporate reputation, the students per lecturer ratio, their researchers’ quotes and, finally, the number of international students and professors.

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December 30, 2012

UB Economics public launch

UB Economics public presentation took place last June 25th. There were in chair, Albert Sòria, Deputy General Director of the “Fundació La Caixa”; Andreu Mas-Colell, Minister of Economy and Knowledge of the Generalitat de Catalunya; Dídac Ramírez, Rector of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Elisenda Paluzie, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business and Anthony Venables, University of Oxford professor. Have a look to the presentation pictures.

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December 25, 2012

Student awarded with best BA academic distinction

Anastasiya Yarygina, one of our 1st year Master in Economics students, has been recently awarded with the best BA academic distinction in the academic year 2011-2012 by the Col·legi d’Economistes de Catalunya. The different Economics Colleges in Catalonia present their candidates, which are evaluated by an independent jury according to their academic background and other university activities developed so far.

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December 15, 2012

International Competition of Economic Theses

The International Competition awards the original theses written by master graduates, for more than 29 years old. This international event allows creating a link between financial specialists and teachers, by encouraging students to find sustainable solutions to topical issues. The award represents a real help for students and also for schools and universities. It’s also an excellent opportunity to highlight theirspecialization and apply it in order to prepare to their…

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December 10, 2012

Master in Economics grants resolution

It has been published the Dean’s resolution of the ‘CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 40 GRANTS TO STUDY FOR THE OFFICIAL MASTER’S DEGREE IN ECONOMICS AT THE UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013’ in the Master in Economics webpage. You can find it here.

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December 7, 2012

JobMarket offers for 2013

We invite applications for faculty appointments for two visiting positions – to be consolidated in two tenure-track faculty positions subject to budgetary approval – to begin in September of 2013. Two departments of the Faculty of Economics and Business (http://www.ub.edu/economiaempresa/) at the Universitat de Barcelona participate in the call (Department of Economic Theory, Department of Economic Policy and World Economic Structure). Application packages as well as recommendation letters should be submitted…

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December 6, 2012

Call for papers: PhD Workshop in WIPE

The Research Centre on Industrial and Public Economics (CREIP), will host the first PhD Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE) in Reus (Catalonia, Spain) on 21th-22th February 2013. WIPE aims to be an academic meeting where PhD students, young doctors, postdoc researchers and senior researchers could exchange experiences, research topics, ongoing projects and future research activities on the basis on the Industrial and Public Economics. Further Information at the…

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