December 3, 2013

PhD in Economics Workshop, December 2-3 2013

Next December 2nd-3rd will take place the 1st PhD in Economics Workshop at the Faculty of Economics and Business (UB).  PhD in Economics students are presenting their papers from 9.30 to 13.10h. Click HERE to see the Workshop programme.

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December 1, 2013

Call for Scholarship Nominations – International Summer School for Doctoral Students

Heidelberg University has started a series of international summer and winter schools for doctoral students in various academic fields. The objectives of this project are to strengthen academic collaboration between Asia, Europe and Latin America and to foster networks of young researchers from these regions. The first summer school – “Frontiers in Neuroeconomics –How Social and Individual Context matters for the Biological Mechanisms of Behaviour” – will take place from…

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November 29, 2013

Workshop on Agglomeration Economies: Nov 28th-29th 2013

AQR-IREA will host the Workshop on Agglomeration Economies on November 28th-29th 2013 at Faculty of Economics and Business of Universitat de Barcelona. The aim of this workshop is to bring together cutting-edge research papers on agglomeration economies and urban economics in general. Mark Partridge (Ohio State University) will be the Keynote speaker. You can confirm your attendance through this LINK. More information about this Workshop HERE.

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November 25, 2013

2nd PhD Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE) – Submission of paper abstracts

Next February 2014 (13th and 14th) the Research Centre on Industrial and Public Economics (CREIP) is organizing the 2nd PhD Workshop in Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE) at the research centre CREIP ( located at the Faculty of Economics of the Rovira i Virgili University, in Reus. Extended Abstracts of proposed papers (between 500 and 1,000 words) should be submitted electronically in PDF format by emailing to by 25th…

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November 13, 2013

Lecture by MOISÉS NAÍM at CCCB (Barcelona)

Lecture by Moisés Naím at CCCB (Barcelona) next November 13th (7.30 pm) “Who’s in charge? The mutations of contemporary power”. Power is changing. It is increasingly easy to achieve but also more difficult to keep and wield. This is the thesis of the economic and political analyst Moisés Naím, a front-row observer of the world’s centres of power. More information HERE.

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November 12, 2013

Marta Curto-Grau, PhD in Economics at UB, postdoctoral researcher at University of Heidelberg

Marta Curto-Grau, PhD in Economics (2013) at Universitat de Barcelona, has been hired through the Job Market in Economics as a postdoctoral researcher at the Research Center for Distributional Conflict and Globalisation of the Alfred-Weber Institute for Economics (University of Heidelberg). Her research interests are Public Economics, Fiscal Federalism, Political Economy and Development Economics. You can have a look to her thesis dissertation.

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November 3, 2013

2014 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society – Call for papers & special sessions

Submissions are invited for the 2014 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place on 7th to 9th April 2014 at the University of Manchester. Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited from academic, government and business economists in any field of economics and econometrics. The Deadline for the submission of papers is 13rd October 2013. The Deadline for the submission of special session proposals 3rd November 2013….

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October 28, 2013

XREAP 2013 Symposium

Next October 28th will take place at the Faculty of Economics and Business (UB) the XREAP 2013 Symposium organized by the Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada. You will find the programme and all the information HERE.

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October 25, 2013

5th Joint French Macro Workshop (JFMW) – Submission of papers

The Foundation Banque de France, together with the French institutions listed below, is organizing the 5th Joint French Macro Workshop on 6 December 2013. The goal of this workshop is to bring together European macroeconomists to discuss current research frontiers on a regular basis. The workshop is a one day event which will take place at Banque de France (Paris) on 6 December. Potential presenters should submit their paper in electronic form…

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