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The 25th Annual LACEA Meeting 2020 will be hosted virtually on November 12th-13th, 2020, and be limited to 5 keynote speakers, a panel on Covid-19 in LAC, and a WELAC (Women Economists in LAC) mentoring session to be held around those dates. Soon we will share all the details for the registration process. For more information click here.
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Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policy-oriented, social science research in developing and transition countries to promote better lives. It supports researchers with financial resources, global networking, as well as access to information, training, peer review and mentoring. GDN acts on the premise that better research leads to more informed policies and better, more inclusive development. This year, we are hosting the Outstanding Research on Development award, based on the theme 'Unpacking the health-environment-economic wellbeing nexus.' The last date for submission of the online registration form, full research proposal in the application template and CVs of applicants (research team members) is 30 September 2020 (Indian Standard Time 6:00 PM). More information here
The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Third Workshop on Environmental Economics to be held online on December 8 to 10, 2020. The deadline for submission is October 1, 2020 (12 AM ET). We accept contributions relevant for understanding the most important environmental policy challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). These include studies of specific LAC countries, as well as comparative institutional analyses. Papers addressing issues from other regions deemed relevant to LAC are also welcome. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome. More information here
The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Workshop on Economic History to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on December 16-17. RIDGE invites authors to submit papers to the Economic History workshop on all subjects of economic history provided they are particularly concerned with developing regions, before October 26, 2020. Full papers, written in English, are welcome via the website: http://www.ridge.uy/paper-submission/ The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Papers should be submitted as PDF and the file should be saved as follows: “Surname of author, name of author, title of paper.pdf” More information here
"Statistics, Politics and Policy" academic journal is calling for contributions related to Realtime data with a political, economic, health or social focus and encourages researchers in related disciplines to submit their papers for this call of papers to the special issue Vol.3 2020. SPP exclusively publishes in English and features a high-profile board of editors with diverse international backgrounds and longstanding expertise. All submissions are double-blind peer-reviewed by experts of the related fields and disciplines and only selected for print if they are found suitable in quality. All research related works are welcome. Please note that contribution length is flexible allowing contributions of 10 to 25 pages (including references, not exceeding 12.000 words in total). Contributions with new and innovative approaches are highly encouraged. PLease send your papers before October 31, 2020. More information here
"Statistics, Politics and Policy" academic journal is calling for contributions related to Real-time data with a political, economic, health or social focus and encourages researchers in related disciplines to submit their papers for this call of papers to the special issue Vol.3 2020. SPP exclusively publishes in English and features a high-profile board of editors with diverse international backgrounds and longstanding expertise. All submissions are double-blind peer-reviewed by experts of the related fields and disciplines and only selected for print if they are found suitable in quality. All research related works are welcome before October 31, 2020. Please note that contribution length is flexible allowing contributions of 10 to 25 pages (including references, not exceeding 12.000 words in total). Contributions with new and innovative approaches are highly encouraged. More information here
ECONOMÍA Journal - the journal Pontificia Universidad Católica of Peru, is the oldest academic journal on economics in the country, but has now been relaunched as an internationally refereed journal dedicated to publishing original academic research on economics in English, with an expanded and prestigious Editorial Board, as well as a large team of Associated Editors that guarantee the highest theoretical and methodological standards. The journal welcomes academic articles of high standards in the following (non-restrictive) areas: macroeconomics, microeconomics, history of economic thought, regional economy, economic history, labor market, economic fluctuations, economic growth, poverty, econometrics, applied economics, economic theory, finances, socio-economic development, environment, energy, health, education, economic policy, exchange rate, inflation, institutions, corruption, crime. To make a submission, please follow this link. More information here
The Global Development Network (GDN) is calling for expressions of interest from research teams based in research institutions in developing countries to act as national focal points for GDN’s Doing Research Program. As National Focal Points, the teams would be expected to mobilize research and have experience in research of the education, research or innovation sectors of their countries. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply
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Benefits exclusive to LACEA members: 1) Invitation to participate in LACEA’s annual meeting, mentoring program, summer schools, and other programs and academic activities organized by LACEA; 2) Biannual issues of LACEA’s journal, Economia; 3) access to JSTOR’s Economic and Business Collection 4) a fortnightly newsletter with information about grant/funding opportunities and academic activities.
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