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March 13, 2013

Workshop on Telecommunications Economics

Next March 13th will take place the Workshop on Telecommunications Economics organized by Joan Calzada (Universitat de Barcelona) and Iñigo Herguera (Comisión del Mercado de Telecomunicaciones). You will find all the information and how to register HERE.  

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February 22, 2013

Christopher M Meissner short course

‘Globalization and Economic Growth in Economic History: A Short Course’. This course presents some selected topics in the long-run history of globalization. There are two main questions: How do we measure integration in commodity and capital markets? Why does integration matter? INSTRUCTOR: Christopher M. Meissner, University of California, Davis, NBER. More information HERE.

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February 16, 2013

28th Congress of EEA – Submit your paper

From August 26th to 30th the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg hosts the 28th annual congress of the European Economic Association and the 67th European meeting of the Econometric Society. Economists and professionals working in related fields are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of economics for presentation at the Congress. Complete submissions must be received by February 15th. More information HERE.

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February 15, 2013

XXXIII J Economia de la Salud – Call for papers

The XXXIII edition of the ‘Jornadas de Economía de la Salud’ (Asociación de Economía de la Salud) will be held in Santander next June 18-21, 2013. The deadline for submission of papers is next February 15th, 2013. You will find all the information HERE.

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February 15, 2013

Barcelona GSE Summer Forum – Call for papers

The Barcelona GSE organizes the first edition of the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. It will consist of fifteen independent workshops covering a wide range of topics, from June 10th to 26th, 2013. The deadline for submission of papers will be next February 15th, 2013. You will find all the information HERE.

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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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