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June 13, 2013

V Workshop on Fiscal Federalism

V WORKSHOP ON FISCAL FEDERALISM: The political economy of decentralization. Decentralization of the delivery of public services has been an important part of public sector reform in many countries. The arguments typically used by governments, international agencies and donors have been mostly of economic and technical nature. The political economy approach can complement this diagnosis and advice work by predicting the effect of decentralization reforms in real political and institutional…

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June 10, 2013

XXXVIII Spanish Economic Association (SAEe) Symposium – Call for papers

The Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo is hosting the XXXVIII Spanish Economic Association Symposium on December 12-14 in Santander, Spain. The Symposium is the annual conference of the Spanish Economic Association and brings together experts in all fields of economics every year in December. The Spanish Economic Association Job Market, intended for PhD graduates in economics, also meets during the Symposium. The submission deadline is 10 June 2013 for Contributed Sessions and…

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June 3, 2013

NTA (National Transfer Accounts) Congress

More than 80 researchers from all over the world, specialized in the economic effects of people’s ageing, will celebrate an International Congress at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Barcelona between June 3rd and June 8th 2013. It is a meeting of the members of the project NTA (National Transfer Accounts) where researchers from all over 40 countries participate. You can find more information about the programme and participants…

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June 3, 2013

The 2nd Development Week. University of Navarra.

The Navarra Center for International Development celebrates the Second Development Week (D-Week) between June 3rd and June 7th 2013 in Pamplona. This event will offer a course in the Causes and Conse­quences of Civil Con­flict and the Keynote Speech, given by Oded Stark, will address the relation between globalization and social distress. You can find the programme in the link below and more information HERE. For further inquiries, please contact ncid@unav.es

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May 31, 2013

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE) summer schools

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE) will held different summer schools in economics. There are four different summer schools: Barcelona Labor Economics Summer School (from 8th to 12th July); Barcelona Banking Summer School (from 1st to 12th July); Barcelona Microeconometrics Summer School (from 1st to 12th July); and Barcelona Macroeconometrics Summer School (from 1st to 12th July). The summer school will take place at the Ciutadella campus of the…

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May 30, 2013

Conference of Business Innovation: Barriers and Public Policies

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) organizes the Conference “Business innovation: barriers and public policies”. The event will be held at the Sala de Graus in the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona on May 30th from 10:00 to 17:00. You can find more information HERE. [conference programme]

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May 30, 2013

UB Economics scholarships for Master and PhD students

UB Economics has opened a new edition of scholarships for master and PhD students. Master students can apply for the UB Economics MSc TA Scholarship HERE before 28th June 2013. PhD students can apply for the UB Economics PhD TA Scholarships HERE before 28th June.

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May 30, 2013

IV Workshop on Economics of Education – Call for papers

From September 16th to 17th the IEB (Barcelona Institute of Economics) organizes the IV Workshop on Economics of Education, Higher Education Financing Policy: Schemes and Effects. The deadline for submission of papers will be next May 30th, 2013. You will find all the information HERE.  

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May 27, 2013

III Workshop on Transport Economics

The Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB) will celebrate the 3rd Workshop on Transport Economics the next 27th of May in the room “Sala de Graus” of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona. The workshop includes three presentations by prestigious academics within the area of environmental transport economics. The workshop ends up with a round table that analyses the issue of aviation and emission trading systems….

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May 25, 2013

Joint Hispano/German Actions – Call for applications

The Fundación Universidad.es (UNIE) and the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) has opened a new edition of the program Joint Hispano – German Actions for the next 2014. This edition is considering the mobility of research groups in both countries working on a joint project with self-funding. The deadline for applying is May 25th 2013. More information can be found HERE and in the following document.

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