Call for papers - Call for proposals

Organization: IZA - Institute of Labor Economics, The World Bank, The Network on Jobs and Development (NJD) and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Event: 1st IZA/World Bank/NJD Conference on Jobs and Development
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2018
Description: The aim of the conference is to present and discuss the latest policy-relevant research to foster the creation of multi-sector, multi-disciplinary solutions to jobs challenges around the world based on research and empirical evidence. In addition to the regular sessions in all fields of labor economics and development, special sessions on Development Processes, Jobs and Labor Market Outcomes will be featured. In particular, we are interested in papers on: Economic growth and changing labor market outcomes, The relationship between technological progress and technology adoption, and job creation and wage inequality, Productivity growth, structural change, and the role of manufacturing and services in development process, Educational expansion, utilization of skills and wage premia, Demographic change, youth employment, prolonging working lives, Job quality, informality and labor market segmentation, Occupational and geographical mobility of labor, Energy transitions, job creation and demand for skills.
Eligibility: Please submit full papers or extended abstracts by January 15, 2018 using our online application form. Notifications on contributed papers will be sent by February 15, 2018. Authors of accepted papers are expected to participate in the whole two day conference. The organizers will reimburse accommodation for up to 3 nights according to IZA's reimbursement guidelines and provide meals during the conference. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed by the organizers.
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Organization: Vernon Press
Event: Call for chapter proposals in “Selflessness in Business”
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018
Description: Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Selflessness in Business. The volume will be edited by Dr. Dominika Ochnik, Katowice School of Economics, Poland. We invite submissions that explore the selflessness in relations with business and psychology of work. Selflessness is understood from a social perspective as related to self-transcendence (Levenson et al., 2005; Frankl, 2000) and connectedness to others (Dambrun, 2017). This perspective can be helpful in deeper understanding of pro-social behaviors in organizations and its implications (Bolino & Grant, 2016). The manifestations of this approach can be find in acts such as sharing information for a common goal, shared economy, cooperation, team work, or pro-social vocational preferences. What we aim for is to reveal individual, organizational and social benefits and costs of selfless actions in business and work environment and to explore its practical applications.
Eligibility: Please submit one-page proposals including an annotated summary, a short biographical note and (if available) a list of similar titles. For further questions or to submit your proposal, you can write to: [email protected] or [email protected]. A paper that has been published previously may not be included.
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Organization: FLACSO
Event: Convocatoria a presentar artículos sobre economía popular
Submission Deadline: February 26, 2018
Description: La Revista en Ciencias Sociales-Íconos, invita a presentar artículos para su dossier No. 62, cuyo tema central aborda la ‘Economía popular: entre la informalidad y la reproducción ampliada’.
Eligibility: Se recibirán contribuciones en español, inglés o portugués, no obstante, los artículos seleccionados se publican en español. La revista aclarará dudas o contribuirá a perfilar las propuestas hasta el inicio del período de recepción de contribuciones. Los artículos deben ajustarse a la política editorial y a las normas de publicación de la revista (disponibles en Para la selección de artículos se utiliza un sistema de evaluación por lectores pares (peer review).
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Organization: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) 
Event: RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy to be held at the Universidad de la República (UdelaR), Uruguay, on 21 and 22 May 2018. The 2018 meeting will take place in Montevideo, hosted by UdelaR, within the framework of the 2018 RIDGE May Forum along with the following workshops: - LACEA Labor Network, May TBC - LACEA Impact Evaluation Network, May TBC - Public Economics, May TBC (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Economic History, May TBC (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Crime, TBC.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the meeting. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper. Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted online via the RIDGE website:
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Organization: World Bank
Event: Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2018: Political Incentives and Development Outcomes
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Description:  The ABCDE Organizing Committee is issuing a call for papers examining in innovative ways the links between politics and development. Possible topics include the implications of politics in: Public sector management and service delivery, Aid effectiveness, Social protection programs, Management of natural resources, Stability and inclusion in the financial sector, Firm performance and firm dynamics. Also of interest are papers that help understand the behavior of pollical institutions including legislatures, courts, the executive, political parties, elections, and others. Papers that do not fit into these categories, but are related to the main conference theme, are also welcome. The selected papers will be presented as main sessions of the conference agenda.
Eligibility: Those interested should submit a paper (proposals will not be accepted) by February 28, 2018 through the ABCDE website. Authors of selected papers will be invited, though not required, to submit their papers for a special issue of the World Bank Economic Review (WBER). The Organizing Committee will evaluate all papers in terms of originality, analytical rigor, and policy relevance. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted by March 15, 2018. A final draft will be required by May 15, 2018. For authors of selected papers, travel and accommodation expenses for the conference will be covered. Additional information on the overall conference program will be posted on this website over the coming months. The ABCDE secretariat can be contacted through email at [email protected].
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Organization: Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City
Event: 5th Annual Meetings of Economics and Public Policy Sobre México
Submission Deadline: March 2, 2018
Description: The Department of Economics -Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City invites applied reaserchers on the Mexican Economy to send papers to the 5th Annual Meetings of Economics and Public Policy Sobre México that will take place on April 12th and 13th, 2018 in San Ignacio de Loyola Auditorium from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Ciudad de México.
Eligibility: Papers on Social Policy, Poverty and Income Distribution, Structural Reforms and Growth, Financial Inclusion, Health Economics, Migration, Competition and Regulation, Public Finance, Environmental economics, Macroeconomics and Growth or any other applied economic topic on the Mexican economy, will be accepted. This year we also seek papers for round tables on: Social and Solidarity Economy (Organised by IBERO´s Departament of Economics); Biocultural Diversity and Territories (Organised by RIMISP-Center for Rural Development); Wellbeing and Territory (Organised by IBERO´s Cátedra Territorio y Bienestar) and Social Mobility (Organised by CEEY- Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias). Send papers in pdf format to: [email protected]. Financial support available for out-of-Mexico City presenters.
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Organization: Economia, the journal of LACEA
Event: Articles Submission
Submission Deadline: Rolling Submission
Description: 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 sent electronically to the Managing Editor, Roberto Bernal [email protected].
Eligibility: We only accept complete papers in English. Submitted papers should neither be previously published nor be under consideration for publication in any other outlet. The manuscript should include an abstract of 150 or fewer words, JEL codes and at most 4 key words. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format with double spacing and should not exceed 35 pages, including references, figures, and tables. Please use 12-point font, and 1.5 inches margins on all sides. Please make sure that the front page of the manuscript specifies all your contact information, affiliation, title of the paper and co-authors.
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Organization: On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico
Event: Call for papers for the On Think Tanks Working Paper Series
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: 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.
Eligibility:he Working Papers will be drawn from submissions from researchers in the field, particularly individuals interested in publishing their post-graduate dissertations. There is no deadline for submissions and we will be reviewing them on an ongoing basis. To submit please email to  Andrea Baertl at [email protected]; 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).
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Organization: Vernon Press
Event: Call for reviewers
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: Do you enjoy reading books in economics, social science, humanities? Join our community of book reviewers! To join you must be an expert in one of the areas we publish (see list here) and be prepared to review at least one book every two years.
Eligibility: To join please send a brief message expressing interest to: [email protected]. In your message please mention your full name, academic affiliation, area(s) of expertise, and provide either a paragraph-long biographical note (and/)or a list of publications.
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