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May 10, 2017

IEB offers scholarships to students entering the PhD programme in Economics in 2017

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics offers a PhD scholarship starting September 2017 aimed at students who have graduated after 2013 and plan to enrol onto the PhD programme in Economics at the University of Barcelona. Candidates must have a Master’s in Economics completed by summer 2017. Funding is provided initially for three years, followed by a possible extension of one year….

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May 10, 2017

AQR welcomes proposals for special sessions for Geography of Innovation Conference in Barcelona

The Regional Quantitative Analysis Group (AQR) at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics is welcoming proposals for special sessions on the occasion of the 4th Geography of Innovation Conference (GEOINNO 2018). Topics of interests include economic geography and regional science, economics and management science, sociology and network theory, and political and planning sciences. The 4th Geography of Innovation Conference, organised by the AQR research group and the University of…

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May 5, 2017

Funding available for new students joining the MSc in Economics through two teaching assistantships

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The Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics has announced two new teaching assistantships aimed at students joining the MSc in Economics in the academic year 2017-2018. The scholarship recipients will perform teaching support activities devoting a total of 32 hours a month, from November to July. Candidates will be assessed according to their academic career and performance at the bachelor’s degree granting access to the master’s programme (60%), as well…

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May 5, 2017

Deadline for Milan-Barcelona 2017 Summer School on “Attractive Cities” approaching

The Summer School “Attractive Cities: Successes and Conflicts” co-hosted by the University of Milano-Bicocca and the University of Barcelona will improve participants’ knowledge in the field of urban attractions. These will be analysed form different perspectives, concerning different types of urban populations and services, policy models and governance structure. The course will be held in Milan (1st week) and Barcelona (2nd week) from July 10th to 21st, 2017. Topics include…

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May 5, 2017

The Faculty of Economics and Business to welcome 200 researchers for the ITEA Annual Conference and School on Transportation Economics

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) will host the International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA) 2017 Annual Conference and School on Transportation Economics that will gather 200 international researchers. Both the Conference and School will be carried out at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona between June 19th and 23rd, 2017. Through its annual conferences, the ITEA thrives to promote the development and application of transport…

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May 4, 2017

Two Teaching Assistant Scholarships available for new PhD students in Economics

The Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics has announced two Teaching Assistantships aimed at students joining the PhD in Economics in the academic year 2017-2018. Successful candidates will perform teaching support activities at master’s level. More specifically, the scholarship recipients will be involved in the learning process of university students of the MSc in Economics. The scholarship involves a monthly dedication of 32 hours, from October 2017 to July 2018…

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April 26, 2017

May is the ‘Careers Month’ at the UB School of Economics

This month of May will bring plenty of careers guidance activities aimed at graduate students at the UB School of Economics and the UB Business School. Two different sessions are scheduled for every Wednesday, from May 3rd to 24th, 2017. Workshops targeting topics such as communication, CV, LinkedIn, and job search strategies will take place every Wednesday morning, from 10:00 to 11:30. In the afternoon, panel discussions addressing Consulting, Big…

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April 24, 2017

“The research environment at the UB School of Economics is active and stimulating”

Zelda Brutti is a postdoctoral researcher at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics. She is also a researcher at the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB), a centre founded within the university. She joined our institution after successfully going through a competitive international selection process last year, while she was finishing her PhD thesis “Empirical Essays on Education Policy Evaluation”, which she defended at the European University Institute (EUI) last September….

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April 21, 2017

Ramon Alemany takes office as Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business

Ramon Alemany Leira, Professor in the Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics, took office as Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona on April 19th, 2017. Vice-Deans Laura Guitart Tarrés, Raúl Ramos and Núria Rodríguez-Àvila also took office during the same ceremony, as well as Teresa Preixens as secretary of the Faculty. The new team led by Ramon Alemany wants to maintain the…

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April 20, 2017

Research assistant position opportunity at the Institutions and Political Economy Research Group

The Institutions and Political Economy Research Group (IPERG) at the Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics seeks one research assistant on comparative politics for the 2017-18 academic year. This position is linked to a European Research Council-financed five-year research project on a cross-national historical comparison of electoral systems, electoral behaviour and party systems in advanced democracies. The principal investigator is the UB School of Economics researcher and Robert Garrett Professor…

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