Call for Papers
VIII Meetings of the LACEA/IADB/WB Research Network on Inequality and Poverty at Universidad de Puebla, Mexico, July 8 and 9, 2005

The seventh meeting of the LACEA/IDB/WB Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP) will be held in Mexico, at the Universidad de las Americas, Puebla (http://www.udlap.mx) on July 8 and 9, 2005.

The NIP is an initiative that aims to advance the state of knowledge and expertise regarding the causes and consequences of poverty, inequality, and social exclusion, as well as the whole range of policies, institutions, and social structures that influence their dynamics, as well as the impact of public action.

Contributions are invited on the macroeconomic, microeconomic and institutional aspects of poverty and inequality, particularly related to Latin America and the Caribbean.

The meeting program will include a keynote address, and papers selected on the basis of academic merit, each with a formal discussant. Submited papers will be reviewed by a program committee, which includes members of the Executive Committee of the Network. Abstracts should be sent by May 15th 2005, and final papers should be sent by May 30th, 2005. Authors chosen to present papers will be notified through email on June 15th, 2005. Strict compliance with these deadlines is required.

Abstracts, papers (Word and PDF files) and any inquiries concerning the meeting should be sent by e-mail to:

Sebastian Galiani
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Samuel Freije
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Universidad de las Americas will provide accommodation to all participants. The NIP may partially finance travel expenses of those participants who are not able to obtain complete financial support form their institutions.

WELAC

The committee for Women Economists in Latin America and the Caribbean (WELAC) is the new committee dedicated to monitoring and encouraging the careers of women economists in Latin America and the Caribbean. We have two events planned for 2021, check them out here.

Job Market Showcase

LACEA and RIDGE will have on October 25-26 2021, the First Annual Job Market Showcase (JMS). The JMS is intended to highlight the best work being done by LAC PhD students going to the job market that year as well as that being done by job market PhD students from anywhere working on LAC-related issues. For more information please click here.

COVID-19 Resources

During this troubled period, sharing knowledge is more important than ever. LACEA presents a web-page that lists the latest published Blogs, websites of Webinars and the Latest Research on the pandemia. Stay safe! Access the COVID-19 web-page here.

NEWS:

Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.


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