Call for Papers
IV Meeting of the Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP)
Montevideo, Uruguay, October 17, 2001

In 2001, to show advances in the research that in process within NIP, it invites submission of project proposals focused on the distributive impacts of privatization and deregulation and on social exclusion related to race and ethnicity. Proposed research topics include:

  • What is the main impact of specific deregulation/privatization policies on consumer prices?

  • What is the impact of economic inefficiency?

  • Is it possible to identify the impact on the wage structure?

  • How has the wage structure affected the consumption patters throughout the income distribution?>

  • Can winners and losers be easily identified? If so, is there an efficient and feasible way to compensate the losers?

  • Is there any way to introduce compensating schemes in the design of these policies on an ex-ante basis?

[Research projects will be selected through an open competitive bidding process. The top four qualifying research projects are eligible for monetary support, including stipend, travel and accommodation expenses. Proposals should specify length of the project, participants and outputs. Preference will be given to excellent economic research proposals linking researchers in 2 or more countries.]

In addition, the Network issues a call for papers for general presentation at the 2001 meetings. Papers will be selected through a competitive bidding process.

Submissions should be made to: Maximo Rossi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in PDF format by April 30, 2001.

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

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