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 November 2022
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 LACEA-LAMES 2022 Annual Meetings

Thank you all for your participation in the 27th Annual LACEA Meeting 2022 that took place in Lima, Perú on November 3rd-5th, 2022, hosted by Universidad del Pacífico. It was a pleasure to meet you all. Soon we will share with you the information about LACEA-LAMES 2023. Stay connected!


1st Call for Papers: Humans Lacea Network

First Call for papers for the annual meeting of the newly created Humans Lacea Network is open. The conference will be held at the Headquarters of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC on March 23 and 24, 2023. The sessions will feature two keynote lectures by Giovanni Peri and Leah Boustan and a high-level policy panel. There will be a dedicated discussant for each paper, as well as open floor discussion. Airfare and accommodations will be covered for up to one presenter of the selected papers.  The deadline for submitting complete papers is December 15, 2022. Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted online via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information here


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The Department of Economics at Universidad de los Andes invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall term of 2023. We will also consider exceptional senior applicants. Candidates must show promise of outstanding scholarly achievement and have earned a Ph.D. degree by the appointment start date or shortly after that. Applicants working in any field of Economics are welcome. The deadline for application is November 24, 2022More information here


The School of Economics at Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia) seeks qualified candidates to fill at least one position beginning in the fall 2023. Applications in any field of Economics are accepted, and the primary focus is at the tenure track Assistant Professor level; however, exceptional candidates might also be considered for a tenured position (Associate/Full). Candidates should demonstrate (career-stage appropriate) excellence in scholarship and teaching. Applications must be received by November 27, 2022, to be guaranteed full consideration. Online interviews will be conducted starting on January 2, 2023. More information here. 
 


The International Economic Association (IEA) and Universidad EAFIT Colombia are pleased to announce the 20th World Congress of IEA to be held in Medellin, Colombia between 11 and 15 December 2023. The congress is jointly organized by IEA and Universidad EAFIT, Colombia, with Universidad EAFIT being the local host. The 2023 IEA World Congress will be a unique academic event which, in addition to the daily keynote lectures, numerous policy sessions and the many invited sessions, will host the latest and most engaging research in Any Field in economics in the many contributed sessions. The Congress will provide an excellent forum to present one’s own research results. This is why we warmly encourage each of you to submit a paper for the congress before February 28, 2023. For more infomration, please click 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 basisClick 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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NEWS:

LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to lacea@lacea.org. The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at lacea@lacea.org if you need any additional information.


LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

Read the full statement here


Carlos Vegh is the recipient of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize this year. Carlos is a world renown economist who has written extensively on topics that touch the heart of LAC macroeconomics: from hyperinflation, to balance of payment crises, currency substitution, fiscal policy, and exchange rate policy.  He has contributed extensively to public goods, serving as editor to the top journals in development and international economics as well as to Economía and as a mentor to many students and junior faculty. We are proud to have him as a member of LACEA. 


Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.


 

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