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July 8, 2016

Partnerships for International Research and Education – Call for Applications

The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain has announced that it will support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. The Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) seek to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the United States science and engineering community. Programme areas include Economic Sciences, among other. Funding is limited to 150,000 € per…

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July 8, 2016

The third edition of the UB Economics Summer School gathers 25 people form thirteen countries

The UB Economics Summer School “The Economics of Imperfect Labour Markets” has gathered 25 people from thirteen different countries. The third edition of this programme took place at the Faculty of Economics and Business from 4th to 8th July, 2016. During five days, students examined aspects such as minimum wages, anti-discrimination legislation, employment protection legislation and unemployment benefits. Summer School lecturers include guest scholar from the Tilburg University (The Netherlands)…

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July 7, 2016

Royal Economic Society 2017 Annual Conference – Call for Papers

Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place from April 10th to April 12th, 2017, at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. Papers must be submitted by October 9th, 2016. Proposals for special sessions must be sent by October 25th, 2016. The keynote lectures will be given by Gita Gopinath (Harvard University), Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley) and James…

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July 6, 2016

UCLM’s 24th Public Economics Meeting in Toledo – Call for Papers

The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has announced the 24th Public Economics Meeting, which will be held on 26 and 27 January 2017, in Toledo. The Scientific and Local Organising Committees have invited submissions of original works on any topic in the field of Public Economics before October 20th, 2016. This year there will be a new thematic area: Teaching of Public Economics. Other thematic areas are Economic Growth, Inequality,…

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July 1, 2016

Financial aid to promote “Networks of Excellence” – Call for Applications

The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain has announced new funding opportunities to finance activities aimed at creating and developing networks of research groups, in order to improve the results obtained through other grants or funding schemes. The duration of the funding is two years. The amount received by each successful applicant is fixed case by case, depending on the real cost of each action. However, it will never…

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July 1, 2016

RecerCaixa research funding scheme – Call for Applications

La Caixa and the Catalan Public Universities Association (ACUP) have launched the RecerCaixa funding scheme to support excellence research projects that bring science closer to society. Each project will receive a maximum of €100.000. The total funding reaches the amount of €1.6 million. Research areas include public policy issues, such as energy policies against climate change, democratic culture, citizen participation and corruption, among others. The duration of this financial aid…

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June 30, 2016

Funding to promote participation in international research projects – Call for Applications

The University of Barcelona has launched a call for applications for funding aimed at promoting the participation in international research projects in the framework of the Horizon 2020 programme and other European schemes. Only full time teaching staff and research staff at the UB can apply for this financial aid. Projects coordinated by the University of Barcelona will be given priority over those where it participates as a partner. The…

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June 23, 2016

Closing date for MSc in Economics applications is next week

Applications for the MSc in Economics are open until June 30th, 2016. Interested candidates only have one week to fill in and send the application form. Applicants will receive a decision by email within the 6 following weeks. If you are looking for a programme with a strong research orientation don’t miss this opportunity and come to study to the University of Barcelona. It is the perfect master for new…

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June 23, 2016

Did you know that the Faculty of Economics and Business helps you to find a job?

The Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona has its own Careers Service, which could be a good starting point to look for a job. The Job Bank is the place where companies post work placements and job offers. This unit also offers career guidance services, which include courses, talks, workshops and events in collaboration with large companies and a wide variety of organizations. Career Services also…

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June 23, 2016

The University of Barcelona joins forces with the Food Bank

Once again the University of Barcelona joins the Food Bank campaign “La fam no fa vacances” (Famine does not go on Holidays) in order to bring food to people in need during summer. This year, collection will be done online in order to save the cost of logistics and make sure that efforts are only allocated to food. Last year more than a ton of food was collected via the…

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