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October 31, 2012

Oded Galor in Science Editor’s Choice

Last May 2nd 2012 professor Oded Galor, one of the most important researchers on growth and development economics, presented the conference “The Out of Africa Hypothesis, Human genetic Diversity and Comparative Economic Development” at the Faculty of Economics and Business of Universitat de Barcelona. The paper corresponding to this conference has been selected in the Science Editor’s Choice – highlights of recent pathbreaking discoveries across scientific disciplines [Science, Vol 337,…

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October 31, 2012

Master in Economics grants call

On 10 September 2012 opened the call for applications for 40 grants to study for the official master degree in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona in the academic year 2012-2013. This call is addressed to new applicants to this degree course and its second-year students, and aims to facilitate, to increase and to consolidate the participation of talented Spanish and foreign students in the master’s degree in Economics, with a view to…

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October 1, 2012

Master in Economics ‘Kick-off’

The Master in Economics enrolment period is open from this Wednesday September 5th until the end of the month. The enrolment can be completed on-line and will be administratively supported by the PhD and MSc Office (Oficina de Màsters i Doctorat – OMD). Last Tuessday September 25th new students started the courses after a welcome reception for the new master students.

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August 30, 2012

Jordi Suriñach, new president of AECR

Jordi Suriñach has been recently elected president of the Spanish Association of Regional Sciences (AECR). AECR is an Spanish association which aims to boost Regional Science as a theoretical and applied discipline as a result of diverse research fields contributing to a sustainable human, enviromental and territorial development. You can have a look to his welcome letter.

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July 30, 2012

UB, the third Spanish university in economics

According to the last edition of the Spanish University Ranking I-UGR, Universitat de Barcelona is the university with the 3rd highest IFQ2A-INDEX – measuring the quantitative and qualitative dimension of the scientific production –  in economics scientific discipline. In the overall ranking of Economics and Business research field, Universitat de Barcelona is ranked as the 5th one. You can have a look to this link to get further information.

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July 18, 2012

AGAUR research stages calls

The Catalan Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) published the calls to finance research stages (BE-DGR), either for predoctoral or postdoctoral students. The applications can be submitted until July 17th 2012. Further information at AGAUR webpage.

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July 5, 2012

7th FP People calls informative session

UB Economics offers an open informative session to  know in depth the following 7th Framework Program People calls: Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowships for Career Development (IOF), Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships (IIF), Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships for Career Development (IEF) all of them with the deadline 16th August 2012. The session will take place next thurday 5th July and will be taught by International Resarch Projects Office of Universitat…

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June 25, 2012

UB Economics public launch

UB Economics project will be presented next June 25th at 12pm at Aula Magna of the Faculty of Economics and Business. University of Oxford professor Anthony Venables will give the opening lecture ‘‘Why cities do well: understanding the urban economy’

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June 7, 2012

Researcher’s mobility call

EURIAS Fellowship Programme for international researcher mobility. The call to submit applications is open until next June 7th. More information on EURIAS website

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June 5, 2012

II Workshop on Urban Economics

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) will host its second workshop on Urban Economics on the 4th and 5th June 2012. The aim of the workshop is to bring together original research in the area of urban economics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. The accepted papers will be presented in parallel sessions that will be complemented with three 3 plenary sessions. You can find more information here.

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