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 February 2023

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Economía LACEA Journal is now published by LSE Press in the Open Access format. The new web-page is up and you can check it here: Before submitting your papers, please check the new authors guidelines and the latest published papers. We will continue with the rolling submission as before and the papers will be published once accepted. Submit your papers now!

 LACEA-LAMES 2023 Annual Meetings

We are happy to announce that the 28th Annual LACEA Meeting 2023 will take place in Bogotá, Colombia on November 16th-18th, 2023, and will be hosted by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Banco de la República de Colombia, who will be celebrating its 100 year of activity. The Call for papers will be launched on March 30th  2023. More information will be announced soon!


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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 information, please click here.

To achieve sustainable and equitable development in the region, the Research Department (RES) at the IADB generates new ideas to enrich the knowledge base supporting the policy agenda of the Bank and its member countries. To maximize the impact of its research, RES carries out activities that serve as inputs to Bank departments, governments, academia, and public opinion in the region. RES advises management on economic and development issues, conducts research and analysis on macro - and microeconomics trends, and oversees the development of the Bank’s quantitative and analytical databases. RES’s staff consists of a team of researchers with excellent academic credentials, superior research and policymaking experience, and expertise in different areas; and is now looking for a Research Assistant Consultant. The deadline for application is February 28th, 2023. 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 basisClick here to apply  

For more opportunities, please click here  


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We are excited to announce that Economía LACEA Journal will now be published by LSE Press in the Open Access format. The new web-page will be ready soon with more details, the new authors guidelines and the latest published papers. Stay connected to get more information soon!

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 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 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