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). The two meetings will run in parallel, sharing a single local organizing committee. By registering for LACEA-LAMES 2017 participants will be able to attend all sessions of both meetings. The deadline for submissions is June 5, 2017. Please note that authors may only present one paper in each track (LACEA and/or LAMES), but the same paper cannot be submitted to both tracks. However, each person is allowed to be co-author of several papers presented. Papers can only be submitted electronically through the LACEA-LAMES 2017 ExOrdo System: https://lacea-lames2017.exordo.com/.
Visit some of the March and April 2017 Blog Posts
- Descentralización, espacio fiscal y endeudamiento de los gobiernos sub nacionales en América Latina
Juan Pablo Jiménez and Ignacio Ruelas. Post date: Friday, 17 March 2017
- En busca de la educación perdida
By: Marcelo Garriga and Norberto Mangiacone. Post date: Monday, 20 March 2017
- La paradoja del capital que fluye cuesta arriba: Un nuevo planteo
By: Emine Boz, Luis Cubeddu and Maurice Obstfeld. Post date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
- Seguros contra desastres naturales: ¿por qué tan pocos países los tienen?
By: Eduardo Cavallo. Post date: Friday, 24 March 2017
- Mayor y mejor infraestructura en Guatemala
By: Valentina Flamini and Iulia Teodoru. Post date: Monday, 27 March 2017
- 3 ways the new Trade Facilitation Agreement will transform Latin America
By: Jose Acosta (President, Public Affairs and Operations, Latin America, UPS). Post date: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
- ¿Pueden las escuelas privadas subvencionadas mejorar la educación? Pregúntale a Chile
By: Steven Ambrus. Post date: Friday, 31 March 2017
- How the internet of things is making Latin American cities safer
By: Carla Belitardo (Vice-President, Strategy, Latin America, Ericsson). Post date: Monday, 3 April 2017
- Calentamiento global: por qué un par de grados hacen la diferencia
By: Bridget Hoffmann and Steven Ambrus. Post date: Wednesday, 5 April 2017
- How two new free trade agreements could transform Brazil
Marcos Piacitelli (Free Trade Agreement Specialist, Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Global Trade). Post date: Friday, 7 April 2017
- Coordination: Key to the Success of Public Policies
By: Ernesto Stein. Post date: Monday, 10 April 2017
- It’s time for a new era of China-Latin America business relations
Also, please visit some of the recent Research Reviews Posts.
La División de Competitividad e Innovación del Banco Interamericano del Desarrollo invita a enviar sus trabajos de investigación en el ámbito de la economía de la innovación y el emprendimiento para la "1ª Conferencia de la Red Latinoamericana de Economía de la Innovación y el Emprendimiento", que se realizará en Washington D.C. los días 20 y 21 de Julio del 2017. Los trabajos seleccionados contarán con comentarista y la Red proveerá financiamiento parcial para viaje y estadía. Se considerarán, especialmente, trabajos empíricos en los siguientes temas: Compras públicas e innovación; Industrias creativas; Barreras a la innovación; Emprendimiento e innovación; Capital de riesgo; Innovación social; Evaluación de programas de emprendimiento e innovación; Competencia e innovación; Regulación e innovación. Una sesión de la conferencia será destinada a profesionales jóvenes, habiendo terminado recientemente su doctorado o trabajando en sus tesis. La fecha limite para enviar sus trabajos es Abril 16, 2017. Para mayor información, click aquí.
The fifth edition of the Congress will take place in Guayaquil and will be hosted by the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas (FCSH) at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) on July 26-28, 2017. Students, professors, and researchers are invited to submit abstracts, papers, and applications for organizing special sessions by April 30, 2017. Completed papers will be eligible for publication in the Compendium Journal of the Faculty of Science and Humanities at ESPOL, indexed in Latinindex and Dialnet. In this edition the main focus of the Congress will be devoted to labor markets, public investment, and quantitative economics. Nevertheless, submissions on other topics in economics are welcome. More information here.
The Directing Committee of the PhD in Economics, jointly offered by the University of Minho (UMinho) and the University of Coimbra (UC), is pleased to announce the “Fifth PhD Student Workshop in Economics” on the 16th of June 2017. Articles in all related fields of Economics will be considered. The workshop accepts articles by PhD students from Portuguese and foreign universities by May 8, 2017, and will consist of oral presentations of selected papers followed by a discussion by the attendees. Sessions will take place at the School of Economics and Management (UMinho). Papers and oral presentations should be in English. More information here
La Universidad Alberto Hurtado ofrece desde 1987 el Programa de Postgrado en Economía ILADES/Georgetown University, que cuenta con doble titulación: “Master of Arts in Economics” otorgado por Georgetown University y “Magíster en Economía” otorgado por la Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Cada año el Programa ofrece becas completas de matrícula y manutención para postulantes destacados. El proceso de selección de los beneficiarios es competitivo. La fecha limite para aplicar es 30 de Abril de 2017. Inicio de clases Julio 2017. Para mayor información, click aquí.
The Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is pleased to announce a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship with the “Payments and Governance Research Project” for 2017-2019. The successful candidate will work with Professors Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus, and Sandip Sukhtankar (UVA) to design and initiate new randomized control trials (RCTs) evaluating reforms to the design and delivery of India’s subsidy programs leveraging new biometric payments infrastructure to replace commodity subsidies with income transfers. The position offers the opportunity to join a research partnership with a strong track record of high-quality publication and policy impact; is likely to lead to several co-authored papers; and is designed to help the selected candidate launch a successful academic career with a strong research pipeline. The position is open to a candidate who has earned a PhD in Economics, Public Policy or another quantitative social science field with a focus on development, public, or labor economics. Experience in developing countries and impact evaluation is a plus. Application deadline is May 31st, 2017. More information here
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