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 August 2021

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LACEA.LAMES 2021 Annual Meeting

The 26th Annual LACEA Meeting 2021 is approaching. Please remember that the meeting will take place virtually on October 20th-22nd, 2021, and will be hosted by Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia. The registration is now open, and you can review the registration instructions and register on the conference's official web-page later on. Check all the information here.

Llamado a presentación de Trabajos: XII Jornadas NIP
Red sobre Desigualdad y Pobreza de América Latina y el Caribe de LACEA - Capítulo de Uruguay (NIP)

Nos complace anunciar las XII Jornadas NIP – Capítulo de Uruguay, las cuales serán co-organizadas por el Instituto de Economía de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y de Administración (IECON, FCEA, Udelar) y el Departamento de Economía de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales (DECON, FCS, Udelar).  Las Jornadas se realizarán de forma virtual/presencial los días 27 y 28 de octubre de 2021. La entrega del “Premio a la mejor contribución de jóvenes investigadores de la NIP 2021” se realizará al finalizar las actividades. El comité de programa convoca a la presentación de trabajos de investigadores, estudiantes de grado y posgrado. Contribuciones relacionadas a tópicos de pobreza, desigualdad, educación, movilidad, desarrollo infantil, género, mercado de trabajo y políticas públicas son de particular interés. Fecha limite para ele nvío de los trabajos es Septiembre 6, 2021. Para mas información, click aquí.

Please check most recent issue of the ECONOMÍA Journal here vía Project MUSE. As previously, the journal is accepting papers on a rolling basis. For more information, please click here or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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El Departamento Académico de Economía de la PUCP, en el marco del Programa de Atracción de Jóvenes Profesores con Dedicación a tiempo completo (Tenure Track), abre su convocatoria dirigida a jóvenes profesionales en Economía que cuenten con el grado académico de Doctor(a) y que demuestren una amplia experiencia en investigación. Asimismo, deberán tener interés en desarrollar una línea de carrera docente y comprometerse con la visión y misión institucional. Las cuatro (04) plazas convocadas son en las siguientes especialidades:
- Una (1) plaza en Salud, Bienestar, Educación y Pobreza (Código JEL: I)
- Una (1) plaza en Desarrollo Económico, Crecimiento y Productividad, Innovación y Cambio Técnico (Código JEL: O)
- Una (1) plaza en Macroeconomía y Economía Monetaria, Economía Internacional, Economía Pública (Códigos JEL: E, F, H)
- Una (1) plaza en: Economía de los Recursos Naturales, Economía del Medio Ambiente y Ecológica, Economía Regional, Economía Agrícola (Códigos JEL: R, Q), o Métodos Cuantitativos (Código JEL C), o Economía Financiera, Finanzas, Economía de la Empresa (Códigos JEL: G, M).
Se recibirán las postulaciones al correo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. hasta el 31 de agosto del 2021. Mas información aquí.

Ecos de Economía invites researchers to submit papers on economics and finance issues relevant to the region in the post-CO-VID-19 era. Articles of an empirical and theoretical nature, as well as discussion articles, will be considered. There are no restrictions on the length of individual articles, so short articles of around 6,000 words, may be submitted. The deadline for submitting papers is the 30th of September, 2021. Additional information can be found here.

The Office of the President at Inter-American Dialogue is recruiting a Program Assistant to work under the direction of the organization’s President and Business Operations Manager. The ideal candidate will be reliable, have excellent organization and communication skills, be detail-oriented, and have an interest in Western Hemisphere affairs. More information here 

GDLab, the Gender and Diversity Knowledge Initiative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announces a continuous call for research proposals that advance the knowledge of all types of existing inequalities between men and women in the region, as well as those faced by indigenous peoples, African descendants, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Any research team (or individual consultant), government, university, or private sector institution can apply. Studies should focus on one or more of the Inter-American Development Bank’s borrowing member countries.  This is a rolling call for research proposals so there is no submission deadline. The GDLab team will evaluate proposals received every 3 months, starting between June and August this year. The second review will take place between November this year and January, 2022. 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  

For more opportunities, please click here  


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