LACEA'S ELECTIONS 2017
We are pleased to announce that the process to elect the Vice President for the period 2018-2019 (to become President for the period 2020-2021) and six new members of the Executive Committee for the period 2018-2021, is now open and will close on November 12th, 2017 at midnight. Please submit your votes here.
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The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES) will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from November 9 - 11, 2017, hosted by Universidad de San Andrés (UdeSA). We look forward to meeting you during the conference! More here.
Visit some of the September and October 2017 Blog Posts
Economia, the journal of LACEA is happy to announce that starting on February 1, 2017, the journal accepts submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link: https://editorialexpress.com/economia. For more information, please click here.
Se encuentra abierta la convocatoria 2018 del programa de becas de la “Plataforma de movilidad estudiantil y académica de la Alianza del Pacífico”, establecido por Chile, Colombia, México y Perú en el marco de la Alianza del Pacífico, que tiene por objetivo contribuir a la formación de capital humano avanzado, mediante el otorgamiento de becas de manera recíproca y en términos de igualdad entre los cuatro países, para el intercambio de estudiantes de licenciatura, doctorado y de profesores, para iniciar estudios o actividades docentes. Todas las candidaturas serán recibidas a través de la Plataforma Única de Postulación, se debe crear una cuenta en el sistema. Diligenciar el registro (Formulario de Solicitud de la Beca “Plataforma de Movilidad Estudiantil y Académica de la Alianza del Pacífico”). El estudiante debe inscribirse en la convocatoria de movilidad SAI de la Javeriana Cali a mas tardar el 31 de Octubre del 2017.Para mayor información, click aquí.
The IMF is seeking applications for its Economist Program (EP) for employment in September 2018, at its Washington D.C. headquarters. The EP is a three-year entry-level employment program for talented, recent PhD graduates who want to gain operational experience, further develop their macroeconomics expertise, and make a direct and meaningful contribution to fostering global monetary cooperation, securing financial stability, facilitating international trade, promoting high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reducing poverty. We are seeking between 20 and 30 top economists from around the world with a PhD and expertise in fields such as macroeconomics, finance, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, trade, poverty issues, political economy, or econometrics. Application Deadline is November 16, 2017. More information here
The Department of Economics at Universidad de los Andes invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Economics with emphasis on economic history beginning in the fall term of 2018. The Department is searching for economists with solid quantitative skills and a clear research agenda related to Economic History, open to pursuing interdisciplinary approaches and with the ability to engage in related topics, including: long-term economic growth, political economy, applied microeconomics, finance, or macroeconomic policy. We shall also consider outstanding candidates in any other field. The position will start by July 2018. Please submit via JOE: a cover letter specifically explaining your interest in the position at Universidad de los Andes, a CV, at least one research paper, and three letters of recommendation. The submission deadline is November 25th, 2017. (Please Note That This Is Earlier Than Most Deadlines). We will interview at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia.. More information here
IZA provides a highly stimulating research environment, with excellent facilities and great opportunities through its excellent network. Its research staff is a productive blend of established labor economists and promising young academics. IZA has an active weekly seminar series attracting renowned international labor economists and hosts many well-regarded labor economics workshops and conferences. To expand our local staff, we have openings for Research Associates. Candidates are ideally close to completion of their Ph.D., bring excellent knowledge of econometrics and a strong interest in applied and policy-oriented labor issues. Their research agenda should fit one of our four focus areas: Labor Market and Social Policy in Europe, Demographic Change, Organizational Change and Policy Evaluation. Team spirit and active participation in the intellectual environment of IZA is an essential. Research associates will support our network activities and should engage in attracting external research funding. They are expected to publish their research in top peer-reviewed journals. The application deadline is November 30, 2017. More information here
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