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 September 2023

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We look forward to meeting you at the LACEA-LAMES 2023 Annual Meeting, that will take place in Bogotá, Colombia on November 16th-18th, 2023, and will be hosted by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, with support from Banco de la Republica de Colombia. The registration is now open, and you can find all the information and links here. See you all soon!

Economía LACEA Journal is now published by LSE Press in the Open Access format. The new web-page is up and you can check it here: Before submitting your papers, please check the new authors guidelines and the latest published papers. We will continue with the rolling submission as before and the papers will be published once accepted. Submit your papers now!

- In 2022, the WELAC team conducted a comprehensive survey across 10 Latin American countries, targeting universities and research centers. It seeks to foster discussions on gender representation within the field and contribute essential data for the development of effective policies. ACCESS THE REPORT HERE

- WELAC — Women in Economics In LAC — will be holding a Mentoring Session during the conference on November 16, 2023 at 10:30 during the LACEA-LAMES 2023 Annual Meeting. This will be followed by a brainstorming session to discuss what should be the next steps at the national and regional level to advance women’s standing in the profession. We hope to see you there!


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We are pleased to invite you to join the upcoming VDEV/CEPR/BREAD seminars. They are an online seminar series, featuring invited speakers in the area of Development Economics. The seminar organizers include professors Martina Björkman NyqvistEliana La FerraraGianmarco León-CiliottaGiacomo De GiorgiGarance Genicot, Karen Macours, and Anthony Wambugu. Upcoming speakers include: Jonas HjortNathan NunnKonrad BurchardiMarcela EslavaGiacomo De Giorgi and Manisha Shah. Please find more details about the seminar series and the registration link here.

The Goldman School of Public Policy and the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley, invite applications for a joint tenure-track appointment to the faculty at the Assistant Professor rank. The application deadline is September 25, 2023. More information here.

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) at the University of California, Berkeley’s holds the #1 US News and World Report rankings in Policy Analysis, and in Social Policy, and we are committed proudly to equity and justice for the public good. We seek applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position as part of the Berkeley’s (Non)Citizenship Cluster search. Successful applicants will have primary research using analytical methods to examine policy areas that enhance, sustain, or threaten citizenship as a legal and cultural status combining civil, political, and social rights with a sense of identity. Focal areas include, but are not limited to immigration, voting and election policy, refugee/asylee policy, legal, social, and cultural incorporation processes, and other relevant topics touching upon the determinants of citizenship in the face of increasing threats of democracy and international mobility.The deadline for submission is October 14, 2023More information here

The CEPII, LISER and the OECD as well as their partners from the International Migration Economics Chair at Paris School of Economics, the Fondazione Rodolfo De Benedetti, University of Lille (LEM) and University of Luxembourg are jointly organizing the 13th Annual Conference on "Immigration in OECD Countries" on December 11-12, 2023. The conference will examine the economic aspects of international migration in OECD countries by mapping the migratory flows and analyzing their socio-economic determinants and consequences. Topics of interest include, among others, the determinants of immigration to the OECD, migrants' self-selection, the political economy of immigration, its labor market and public finance effects, as well as migrants and refugees social, political and economic integration. The deadline for submitting papers is September 29, 2023. More information here.

The Global Development Network (GDN) is calling for expressions of interest from research teams based in research institutions in developing countries to act as national focal points for GDN’s Doing Research Program. As National Focal Points, the teams would be expected to mobilize research and have experience in research of the education, research or innovation sectors of their countries. Applications accepted on a rolling basisClick here to apply  

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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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