May 1, 2013

9th NTA Congress – Call for papers

The Faculty of Economics and Business (UB) is hosting the 9th Meeting of the Working Group on Macroeconomic Aspects of Intergenerational Transfers on June 3-8. The NTA Project is a collaborative project to measure and analyze  the way resources move across age groups by means of private and public transfers or through the capital market. The 9th Meeting will be composed of an international 2 days conference (3-4 June) and…

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April 30, 2013

CASB visiting research fellows

The CASB fellows for research visitings at North American universities during one to four months have been published. These fellowships are aimed at young doctors with a professional experience not exceeding two years since obtaining their PhD. The different universities offered are:  Brown University, University of Chicago, Stanford University, Columbia University, and Northwestern University A grant will be awarded to each Catalan university participating in the program:  UB; UPC; UPF;…

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April 15, 2013

7th Kiel Institute Summer School on Econ. Policy

Next June 9-15, 2013 will take place the Kiel Institute Summer School on Economic Policy on the topic “The Challenge of Climate Engineering”. The summer school aims to provide information on the current state of developments in the field of climate engineering covering a variety of disciplines. You can apply until the 15th of April 2013. You will find all the information HERE.

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April 14, 2013

Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe

The Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe is the title of the 3rd annual conference of the international research programme Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies (SEEK), carried out by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). The conference will take place at ZEW in Mannheim, Germany, on April 25-26, 2013. The format of the conference is the following: A “Politico-Economic Forum” on the first…

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April 12, 2013

Third IFPU Doctoral Summer Seminar

The Third IFPU Doctoral Summer Seminar will be held at Charles University of Prague from 16th to 21st of June 2013 under the title of ‘Global Health in the 21st Century’. The University of Barcelona will select a maximum of two top candidates to participate in this summer seminar.  UB will cover the travelling expenses and Charles University will cover the inscription fees and accommodation costs. The deadline for applications…

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April 8, 2013

LERU Doctoral Summer School

The Fourth LERU Doctoral Summer School will be held at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris from July 8th to July 12th, 2013. The chosen theme for this year’s summer school is Development of Leadership Skills for Employment in Enterprise, Government and Academia. The top candidate from each LERU university is guaranteed a place in the summer school. UB will cover the registration fees and accommodation costs from…

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April 1, 2013

European Workshop in Macroecon. – Call for papers

The Centre for Macroeconomics and the London School of Economics are hosting the 2013 edition of the European Workshop in Macroeconomics on June 20 and 21 in London. The conference is primarily intended for advanced graduate students who would like to benefit from presenting in front of an international audience before entering the job market. Young post-docs are also encouraged to apply. Theoretical and empirical papers from all areas of…

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March 30, 2013

2 PhD Scholarships – Call for applications

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) offers 2  PhD Scholarships for 3 years, starting September 2013. The yearly amount of the stipend is 15.000€.  This shcolarship call is for students who have graduated after 2009 and who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2013 and fulfil the admission requirements of the PhD program…

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March 23, 2013

X Jornadas de Economía Laboral – Call for papers

The ‘X Jornadas de Economia Laboral’ of the ‘Asociación Española de Economia del Trabajo (AEET)’ will be held in Madrid next July 11-12, 2013. The deadline for submission of papers will be next March 23th, 2013. You will find all the information HERE.

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March 23, 2013

JOB OPENING: Senior Project Manager

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to be responsible for the whole ‘UB Economics’ project. This position will be directly reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business of Universitat de Barcelona (UB). You can submit your application until March 22nd.  More information HERE.

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