LACEA now offers JSTOR Access for all LACEA members! Please access here, to be entitled to access the Business Collection of JSTOR.






The Díaz-Alejandro Prize was established by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) to honor the memory and contribution of Carlos F. Díaz-Alejandro, and to encourage high quality research on economic issues relevant to Latin America. Over 30 candidates nominated by members of the Association were considered for the 2016 Prize. To reach its decision, the Jury assessed the overall impact of the candidates' research, its relevance for Latin America´s development problems and the candidates' commitment to the Association. Mr. Orazio Attanasio was chosen as the winner. More information here 

Economia, the Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), announces its 32nd call for papers which will be opened from March 16th to April 29th, 2016. Papers submitted will be evaluated through a standard peer review process, according to Economia’s editorial guidelines.  Submission of a paper implies that the author has the intention of publishing the paper in Economia the Journal of LACEA, and it is not currently under evaluation at another journal. More information here.

The Euro-Latin Network on Integration and Trade (ELSNIT) is happy to announce the call for papers for the XIV ELSNIT Annual Conference on Investment Treaties and Investment Promotion PoliciesThis year the Annual Conference of ELSNIT will take place in Paris, France, on October 21-22, 2016 and will focus on investment treaties and investment promotion policies. Papers examining the examining the determinants and effects of investment treaties and promotion policies along the economic and institutional dimensions are eligible for submission, before May 15th, 2016. For additional information and the call for papers please click here.



The Latin American and Caribbean Economics Association (LACEA) and the Latin American Meetings of the Econometric Society (LAMES) 2016 Annual Meeting will take place in the beautiful city of Medellin, Colombia from November 10 to 12, 2016.  The meetings will be hosted by Universidad EAFIT and the Colombian Central Bank (Banco de la República de Colombia) and will take place at Universidad EAFIT's main campus. The authors may only present one paper to each association. Papers can only be submitted electronically through the LACEA - LAMES ExOrdo System no later than May 31, 2016. For more information, please click here.

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