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April 2018 - May 2018
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The 23rd Annual LACEA Meeting 2018 will take place in Guayaquil, Ecuador on November 8th-10th, hosted by Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, ESPOL. Any author submitting a paper must be an active member of LACEA and/or The Econometric Society at the time of submission. (To become a member or update yo​ur LACEA membership click here). Papers can only be submitted electronically through the LACEA-LAMES 2018 EasyChair System, (see Submission Guidelines). All papers and abstracts must be written in English and submitted electronically in a single PDF file with a maximum size of 5MB. No other format will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST. Please note that authors may only present one paper in each track (LACEA and/or LAMES). The same paper cannot be submitted to both tracks. However, each person is allowed to be co-author of several papers presented. If you have special needs, please let us know by writing to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.More information here


LACEA's Diaz-Alejandro Prize 2018: 

LACEA's Diaz-Alejandro Prize is designed to honor the memory and contribution of Carlos Diaz-Alejandro, and to encourage high quality research on economic issues relevant to Latin America. Any active member of LACEA can submit up to three nominations. Please nominate up to three (3) persons including name, institutional affiliation and one sentence explaining why you are nominating that person here


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Call for papers

 La Revista de Economía Laboral es una publicación de la Asociación Española de Economía del Trabajo que invita a enviar artículos para su monográfico “Evolución de los mercados de trabajo en América Latina después de la crisis económica mundial” que será publicado en enero de 2019. Los artículos pueden girar en torno a temas como informalidad, salarios, empleo, educación y sindicalismo entre otros. Se recibirán resúmenes de máximo 500 palabras vía correo electrónico antes del 27 de Abril de 2018 a los correos This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. o This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (con copia a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). La aceptación de resúmenes se realizará antes del 15 de mayo y el plazo para la entrega del artículo completo será el 29 de junio. La evaluación de los artículos y la aceptación definitiva será antes del 31 de octubre de 2018. El número monográfico será publicado en enero de 2019. Para mayor información, click aquí


El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y el Consejo Políticas de Infraestructura los invita cordialmente a participar de los días académicos “Infraestructura para el Transporte Sostenible”, celebrados en el marco del Foro Latinoamericano de Infraestructura 2018, los días 26 y 27 de junio de 2018. La invitación se extiende al ámbito académico, de consultoría especializada, organismos de política pública, centros de investigación entre otros, para que presenten trabajos de investigación y de casos de estudio incluyendo políticas públicas en el sector transporte y de infraestructura. Los trabajos deberán ser enviados a través de This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., especificando el autor de correspondencia, antes del 10 de Mayo del 2018. La extensión máxima de los “extended abstracts” es de 800 palabras y tanto estos como los trabajos definitivos deben seguir el estilo de citación APA. Los abstracts serán entregados en español (con la opción de que los trabajos sean traducidos al inglés, u otros idiomas, para su publicación). Mas aquí


El congreso anual 2018 de la Asociación Peruana de Economía (APE) se llevará a cabo en Piura, Perú los días 2 y 3 de agosto de 2018, organizado por la Universidad de Piura. El congreso tendrá como tema principal “Desastres naturales, reconstrucción y gobernabilidad”, pero estará abierto a todas las áreas de economía y finanzas. Se invita a enviar trabajos de investigación (en español o inglés) máximo hasta el 24 de mayo de 2018, en formato PDF a la siguiente dirección electrónica: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Solo un envío por persona es aceptado (otro trabajo también puede ser enviado por su coautor, quien presentará el trabajo). Se invita a enviar trabajos en todas las áreas de economía, finanzas y otras áreas afines. El comité científico revisará los trabajos de investigación y realizará una decisión antes del 4 de junio de 2018. Para mas información, click aquí.


The Euro-Latin Network on Integration and Trade (ELSNIT) is now accepting submissions of papers examining the relationships between technology and trade along the economic, institutional, political science, and legal dimensions. Both theoretical and empirical contributions will be considered, but in all cases, priority will be given to papers identifying and shedding light on relevant policy questions such as those outlined above, including case studies of policies followed by national or international organizations, in particular. All researchers who are associated with a European or Latin American/Caribbean based academic or research institution are eligible to submit papers. While detailed abstracts will be accepted, there is a strong preference for nearly completed papers. Submission should be accompanied by a statement declaring the institutional affiliation of the authors. The papers should be written in English ans sent by May 25, 2018More information here


APUNTES, revista de ciencias sociales, publicación académica arbitrada y editada por la Universidad del Pacífico, invita a enviar artículos de investigación hasta el 31 de mayo de 2018 para ser publicados en el segundo número de 2018. APUNTES es una revista multidisciplinaria sobre estudios latinoamericanos con énfasis en políticas sociales (educación, salud, programas sociales, etc.). Los artículos se recibirán en formato Word o PDF (máximo 8,000 palabras) a través del siguiente correo electrónico: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Los artículos se reciben en español, inglés o portugués. La edición en línea de la revista contará con una versión en español y otra en inglés de los artículos, en cambio la versión impresa solo se publica en español.
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On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico
 have partnered to produce a series of Working Papers focused on the study of think tanks to give new researchers a chance to publish their ideas and reach a broader academic and practitioner audience. The Working Paper Series will allow On Think Tanks to promote the emergence of new research on think tanks and on evidence informed policy world-wide. There is no deadline for submissions and we will be reviewing them on an ongoing basis. To submit please email to  Andrea Baertl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; subject line: Working Paper Series:  “Title of your paper”; include your full name; email, address and mobile number; institutional affiliation; attach your paper; attach a 1 page summary of the paper (not an abstract but a full-summary including key findings/conclusions). More information here


Opportunities

The Research Institute for Equitable Development (EQUIDE) at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, invites applications for a tenure-track position in public health. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will begin in Summer 2018.  Applicants should send by email to Dr. Mireya Vilar-Compte (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) their CV, a cover letter, 2 letters of recommendations, and an academic paper (preferably already published), by  April 27, 2018More information here


Universidad EAFIT
 invites applications for a Director for the Center for Research in Economics and Finance (CIEF), a full-time tenure track professor with salary and rank open, dependent on the qualifications of the applicant. The Director will report to the Dean and be part of the School’s senior management team. Graduate degree: Ph.D. in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, or Finance. Degrees obtained abroad must be recognized under the current Colombian regulations (Ministry of National Education Resolution 06950 of May 2015). This requirement can be met after the candidate has been hired and is already residing and working in Colombia. Five-year teaching experience as full-time professor at a higher education institution of national or international recognition; otherwise, a minimum of seven (7) years of professional or research experience. Demonstrate the development of at least seven (7) products in Economics or Finances in the last four (4) years. These developments must have been indexed and published on the ISI or SCOPUS databases. All interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references to be contacted to the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for application is April 30, 2018. More information here


The School of Economics and Finance at Universidad Privada Boliviana (Bolivia) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Positions. These positions last two (2) years and shall commence on September 1, 2018. Applicants must either have received their doctorate or being close to obtain it (i.e. in possession of the certification for admission to the final examination to complete the PhD) by the deadline of the application, which is April 30, 2018. The School of Economics and Finance is located in La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia.  It is one of the fastest growing academic and research institutions in the country and it is endowed with two research centers in economics. Applications must include a full CV, a complete list of publications, degrees and qualifications and must be submitted on-line at the web page http://www.upb.edu/postdoceconomicsMore information here


La Universidad Alberto Hurtado ofrece desde 1987 el Programa de Postgrado en Economía conducente al grado de Magister en Economía de la Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Cada año el Programa ofrece becas completas de matrícula y manutención para postulantes destacados. La beca cubre el 100% del arancel y otorga una asignación para manutención de CL$300.000 mensuales (alrededor de USD 500) durante la duración del programa (15 pagos). El proceso de selección de los beneficiarios es competitivo. Aplicar antes del 30 de Abril del 2018. Mayor información aquí


The Department of Management at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for 2-year postdoctoral positions offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project focused on decision making, consumer behavior, behavioral economics, and social influence. The starting date is September 1st, 2018 or subject to mutual agreement. Candidates must hold a PhD relevant to the academic areas of the Department of Management, preferably within one or more of the following areas: Social or Consumer Psychology, Marketing, Behavioral Economics, or another relevant field. The application deadline is May 14, 2018. More information here
 

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LACEA has established itself as the leading association of economists interested in the problems of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 25 years we have contributed to strengthening ties between the research community and economic decision makers in the region and we have fostered debate and dissemination of better economic and social policies based on economic research. On the occasion of our 25th Anniversary we ask you to donate to make LACEA financially sustainable for the years to come. Please take one minute to donate and join in the celebration of this milestone. Thank you!

 

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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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