Social Media RSS Feed en Call for Papers: EMANES Annual Conference 2023 <h3><strong>EMANES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2023: "Novel approaches for regional partnerships in the EU - Mediterranean and Africa"</strong></h3> <p>The EMANES Annual Conference provides a forum for researchers, practitioners and policy makers to discuss current issues related to socio-economic development and regional integration in Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa. While the specific theme of the Annual Conference varies from year to year, the overall objective of this event is to stimulate discussion of high quality and policy relevant cutting-edge research that informs our understanding of how various socio-economic issues can affect the overall economy and the societies at the national and regional levels and the extent of interconnectedness and complementarities between the economies that lead to peaceful, prosperous, healthy and vibrant societies.</p> <p><strong>AIMS AND TOPICS</strong><br /> The EMANES Annual Conference 2023 offers leading and young academics, practitioners and policymakers the opportunity to discuss innovative research on a range of topics related to the EU-Mediterranean and Africa partnership and regional integration with a focus on institutional, economic, financial, human, R&D, innovation and infrastructure pillars. .</p> <p>As the world emerges from a global pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine, several global challenges are calling for novel approaches of regional partnerships. The fragmentation of the global economic order, the persistent threats of climate change, the uncertain transition to a digital and more AI-based economies amidst a turbulent economic context poised with high inflation and low growth and employment generation are some of the societal challenges all economies are facing. Therefore, the need to building robust partnerships anchored in mutual trust and respect, shared values and goals and solidarity principles and burden sharing is crucial for a just, resilient, sustainable and inclusive future.</p> <p>EMEA-EMANES research published during the last years explores precisely the effectiveness EU-Mediterranean- Africa Partnership with a focus on regional integration, interconnectedness and convergence. It also delves into how regional integration could become a pillar for sustainable and regenerative green economies that emphasizes the importance of complementarities to face global challenges and uncertain transitions.<br /> Following that, the EMEA-EMANES research intends to identify novel partnerships, integration models and policy options and actions in the fields of trade, investment, energy, financing, R&D an innovation, and human development that allow to effectively alleviate the increasing socio-economic pressure across the whole region.<br /> This call for papers invites submissions of high-quality unpublished manuscripts on topics related to the EU-Mediterranean Africa Partnership towards the transition to a resilient, green, inclusive sustainable and regenerative socio-economic development, but not limited to:</p> <ol> <li>Novel resilient, sustainable and inclusive regional partnerships and socio-economic integration models;</li> <li>Financing mechanisms to enhance regional partnerships in key economic sectors;</li> <li>Digitalization and changes in local, regional and global value chains and their impacts;</li> <li>Regional value chains in key economic sectors and new models of trade and investments,</li> <li>Regional partnerships to deal with emerging socio-economic, climate and environmental challenges for just transition and integration;</li> <li>Regional solidarity mechanisms (macro, monetary and social) as a pillar for resilient regional partnerships;</li> <li>New models of enterprises at regional levels (i.e. stakeholders value models and other emerging forms in the digital economy) to respond to societal challenges in the EU-Mediterranean region;</li> <li>New forms of partnerships in social matters (healthcare, migration and human development)</li> </ol> <p>Submissions under other topics are encouraged with a focus on regional partnerships:</p> <ul> <li>Monetary policy during and post COVID-19 and during the War in Ukraine</li> <li>Fiscal policy during and post COVID-19 and during the War in Ukraine</li> <li>Debt sustainability and international cooperation for debt relief</li> <li>Financial inclusion, crypto-currencies, digitalization, financial education and role of Central Banks;</li> <li>Sustainability and stability of financial systems during and post COVID-19 and during the War in Ukraine</li> <li>COVID-19 recovery and green stimulus policies</li> <li>Financial innovation, inclusion and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)</li> <li>Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) in extreme risks scenarios</li> <li>Role of the state, financial institutions and markets in post-COVID 19 recovery and the war in Ukraine</li> <li>Social protection and social inclusion, in post-COVID 19 recovery and the War in Ukraine</li> </ul> <p>Papers on other EMANES research areas are encouraged.<br /> The Euro-Mediterranean and African Network of Economic Studies (EMANES) new socio-economic vision stems from the quest for long-term economic policy solutions aiming at more transparent, responsible, inclusive, sustainable, equitable, employment driven and regenerative socio-economic development in the region.</p> <p>EMANES research covers the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>The role of institutions and labour markets;</li> <li>The role of the private sector and Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in achieving an inclusive development model;</li> <li>Social business and social inclusion;</li> <li>Health policy;</li> <li>Creative and cultural economy;</li> <li>Sustainable development and low carbon economy;</li> <li>Entrepreneurship and innovation;</li> <li>Finance, employment and inclusive growth;</li> <li>Human capital, skill mismatches, job creation and migration;</li> <li>Macroeconomic policies, productivity and job creation;</li> <li>Economics of the EU-Mediterranean and EU-African partnership;</li> <li>Regional integration and job creation;</li> <li>Scenario analysis and foresight;</li> </ul> <p><strong>IMPORTANT DATES</strong><br /> Deadline for Submission: <strong>October 15, 2023</strong><br /> Notification of Acceptance: <strong>November 6, 2023</strong><br /> Registration Deadline accepted author: <strong>November 15, 2023</strong><br /> Conference dates: December <strong>13- 14-15th, 2023</strong></p> <p>Please visit the <a href="">EMANES Annual Conference</a> website and submit your full manuscript in PDF format via email to: <a href=" "> </a> </p> <p><strong>CONFERENCE SPECIAL ISSUE: ECONOMIC NOTES</strong><br /> In conjunction with the EMANES Annual Conference, selected papers will be considered for a special issue of the <a href="">Economic Notes Journal</a></p> <p><strong>PRIZE FOR THE BEST PAPER</strong><br /> There will be two Best Paper Awards of EUR 2,000 each sponsored by the <a href="">Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association</a></p> <p><strong>Co-chairs:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Prof. Rym Ayadi, EMEA</li> <li>Dr. Cinzia Alcidi, CEPS</li> <li>Prof. Giorgia Giovannetti, University of Firenze</li> <li>Prof. Giovanni Ferri, LUMSA University</li> </ul> <p><strong>Organising Committee: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Sandra Challita, EMEA</li> <li>George Christopoulos, EMEA</li> <li>Riccardo De Angeli, EMEA</li> <li>Ivan Hajdukovic, EMEA</li> <li>Kirsty Fairhurst, EMEA</li> <li>Yeganeh Forouheshfar, EMEA</li> <li>Sara Ronco, EMEA</li> <li>Mais Shaaban, EMEA</li> <li>Doriana Cucinelli, EMEA</li> <li>Anna Santamaria, EMEA</li> <li>Elena Stotts-Lee, EMEA</li> </ul> <p><strong>ORGANISERS</strong><br /> This year’s EMANES Annual Conference will be hosted hybrid in Barcelona by the <a href="">Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA)</a> in collaboration with the<a href=""> Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)</a>.</p> <p><strong>For more information please visit:</strong></p> <p>EMNES 2023 Annual Conference: <a href=""></a><br /> EMNES Conference 2022 Website: <a href=""></a><br /> EMNES Previous Conferences: <a href=""></a></p> <p>Registration Fees: The conference is free of charge</p> Thu, 09/21/2023 - 05:52 1537082 1537082 4th International Evolutionary Health Conference <p><a href=""></a></p> Wed, 09/20/2023 - 22:50 1539085 1539085 CAL2024: The 4th Crypto Asset Lab Conference <h3 id="relevant-dates"><strong>Relevant Dates</strong></h3> <ul> <li><strong>November 2, 2023: paper submission</strong> to <a href=""></a></li> <li>December 2, 2023: paper acceptance</li> </ul> <h3 id="conference-theme-and-topics"><strong>Conference Theme and Topics</strong></h3> <p>The conference focuses on bitcoin, crypto-asset, and CBDC, with a special interest in liquidity management, investment, banking, finance, financial services, monetary theory, and regulation.</p> <p>Topics include, but are not limited to:</p> <ul> <li>Regulatory approaches for crypto-assets and CBDCs</li> <li>The impact of crypto-assets and CBDCs for cross-border payments and settlement</li> <li>RegTech for crypto-asset supervision</li> <li>Crypto-asset service providers: regulation and management</li> <li>Monetary policy implications of crypto-assets and CBDCs</li> <li>Stablecoins</li> <li>Online/offline uses of stablecoins and CBDCs</li> <li>The accounting treatment of crypto-assets and CBDCs</li> <li>Balance sheet effect and liquidity implications on financial institutions</li> <li>The use of crypto-assets in capital raise</li> <li>Risk management frameworks and practice for crypto-assets, stablecoins, and CBDCs</li> <li>Smart contracts and distributed ledgers</li> <li>Permissioned and permissionless distributed ledgers</li> <li>Decentralized Finance (DeFi)</li> <li>Legal, ethical, and societal aspects of decentralized finance</li> <li>Non-fungible tokens (NFT)</li> <li>Security and utility tokens</li> <li>DAOs: accountability and governance</li> <li>The Bitcoin protocol and extensions</li> <li>Proof-of-work, -stake, -burn, -authority</li> <li>Distributed consensus protocols</li> <li>Economics and/or game theoretic analysis of crypto-asset protocols</li> <li>Second layer application</li> <li>Blockchain and cryptography applications</li> <li>Security and privacy challenges</li> <li>Forensics and monitoring</li> </ul> <p>Previous conference editions:</p> <ul> <li><a href="">CAL2021</a></li> <li><a href="">CAL2020</a></li> <li><a href="">CAL2019</a></li> </ul> <h3><strong>CAL2024 Organizing Committee</strong></h3> <ul> <li><strong>Program Chairs</strong> <ul> <li>Ferdinando Ametrano, Digital Gold Institute and Università Milano-Bicocca</li> <li>Paola A. Bongini, Università Milano-Bicocca</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>General Chair</strong> <ul> <li>Francesca Mattassoglio, Università Milano-Bicocca</li> </ul> </li> <li><strong>Program Committee</strong> <ul> <li>Lucia Alessi - DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission</li> <li>Filippo Annunziata - Università Bocconi</li> <li>Simone Cortese - UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies</li> <li>Gianna Figà-Talamanca - Università di Perugia</li> <li>Gianfranco Forte - Università Milano-Bicocca</li> <li>Paolo Giudici - Università di Pavia</li> <li>Daniele Marazzina - Politecnico di Milano</li> <li>Francesca Mattassoglio - Università Milano-Bicocca</li> <li>Elaine Ou - Global Financial Access</li> <li>Paolo Pagnottoni - Università di Pavia</li> <li>Ricardo Pérez-Marco - CNRS, Université de Paris</li> <li>Marco Petracco Giudici - DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission</li> <li>Gina Pieters - University of Chicago</li> <li>Carla Reyes - Southern Methodist University</li> <li>Sandra Ro - Global Blockchain Business Council</li> <li>Monica Rossolini - Università Milano-Bicocca</li> <li>Stefan Scharnowski - University of Mannheim</li> <li>Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore</li> <li>Maarten van Oordt - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam</li> <li>Angela Walch - St. Mary's University School of Law</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <h3><strong>Tickets</strong></h3> <p>Conference tickets can be <a href="">purchased here</a>. </p> <h3><strong>Gold Sponsors</strong></h3> <p><a href="">CheckSig</a></p> <h3><strong>Contacts</strong></h3> <ul> <li>General inquiries: <a href=""></a></li> <li>Sponsorship opportunities: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> Wed, 09/20/2023 - 10:29 1539051 1539051 Assistant Professor in Economics 2023/24 Academic Year <p><strong>POSITION OVERVIEW</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Position title:</strong> Assistant Professor in Economics 2023/24 Academic Year</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Salary range: </strong>Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $[175,000]-$[196,000]. ​​​​</p> <p>The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position [].</p> <p>The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $[94,300]-$[99,100]. ​</p> <p>“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​</p> <p>​Additional UCSD salary information can be found here:</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>APPLICATION WINDOW</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Open date:</strong> September 19, 2023</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Next review date:</strong> Friday, Oct 27, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)</p> <p>Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Final date: </strong>Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)</p> <p>Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>POSITION DESCRIPTION</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>The Economics Department within the School of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We invite applications from candidates who are prepared to contribute to our commitment. The Department will conduct an Excellence Search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.</p> <p> </p> <p>The Department is looking for candidates who can effectively teach in primary fields (macroeconomics, applied economics, development economics, international economics, econometrics, and economic theory), especially at the principles and intermediate level.</p> <p> </p> <p>Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field (or will receive a Ph.D. by June 2024). Faculty in Economics are expected to produce original research and publish in highly ranked academic journals, to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to supervise and mentor graduate students, and to engage in select service activities. Additionally, a successful candidate for this Excellence Search must present a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that a) foster equity and inclusion in higher education, b) increase access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in Economics, and c) contribute to UC San Diego's goal of creating and sustaining diverse, equitable and inclusive communities. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.</p> <p> </p> <p>Applicants interested in spousal/partner employment may visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program</p> <p>website</p> <p> </p> <p>Authorization to work in United States is a prerequisite of employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Basic qualifications (required at time of application)</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>Candidates must either:</p> <p> </p> <p>• Have a Ph.D. degree in Economics or a related field OR,</p> <p>• Currently be in a doctoral program and have advanced to candidacy</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preferred qualifications</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS</strong></p> <p><strong>Document requirements</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.</p> <p> </p> <p>• Cover Letter (Optional)</p> <p> </p> <p>• Statement of Research</p> <p> </p> <p>• Teaching Statement and/or Evidence of Teaching</p> <p> </p> <p>• Job Market Paper</p> <p> </p> <p>Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe how you have contributed, or would go about contributing, to programs that (a) foster equity and inclusion in higher education, (b) increase access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in Economics and (c) contribute to UC San Diego's goal of creating and sustaining diverse, equitable and inclusive communities, including the university's Consider any teaching and mentoring strategies you currently use or plan to use to advance a diverse and inclusive learning experience and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. Your statement and plan should summarize past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. See our site for more information.</p> <p> </p> <p>• Misc / Additional (Optional)</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Reference requirements</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>• 3-5 letters of reference required</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Apply link:</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Help contact:</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>CAMPUS INFORMATION</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.</p> <p> </p> <p>As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.</p> <p> </p> <p>The University of California prohibits use at all University controlled properties.</p> <p> </p> <p>The UC San Diego Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at: This report provides crime and fire statistics, as well as institutional policy statement & procedures. Contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4361 if you want to obtain paper copies of this report.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>JOB LOCATION</strong></p> <p>La Jolla, CA</p> Tue, 09/19/2023 - 22:53 1539065 1539065 International PhD in Economics in Japan. Coursework conducted entirely in English. Scholarships available. <p>The Ph.D. in Economics requires successful completion of 20 credits or more from offered courses and the successful proposal, submission and oral defense of a doctoral dissertation. Entry into the Ph.D. program typically presumes the student already has a two-year Master’s degree. As such, students ideally can finish their Ph.D. in three years at YNU. The Ph.D. program is organized around three areas of specialization: (A) International Economics; (B) Data Analytics; (C) International Political Economy.<br /> The intake period for the International Ph.D. Program in Economics is October and application begins in September of the previous year.<br /> <br /> The program was selected as one of the International Priority Graduate Programs (PGP) by MEXT (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology). MEXT will allocate scholarships and international travel funding to Japan for three students admitted in Fall 2023 and onwards.<br /> <br /> It is easy to apply to our program and scholarships. You can apply via the Internet. In the first stage, we screen applicants based on documents submitted. We then conduct VoIP Phone interviews in the second stage. There is no minimum GPA required. We require a minimum score of one of the following: TOEFL iBT (79), PBT (550), IELTS academic (6.5), or Duolingo (105). The English language requirement will be waived if you have completed your bachelor study or master’s degree study with English as the medium of instruction within the last 5 years in the following countries: US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, or South Africa. Even if you completed your bachelor or master’s degree in English as the medium of instruction within last 5 years in the other countries including India, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc., you are not exempt from the requirement. However, you can provide an official letter from the university certifying that English was the language of instruction instead of an official test score by a testing institution. Regarding the GRE, we look at the GRE Quantitative Reasoning scores only. The application fee is 5,000 Japanese yen. There is no need for you to come to Japan for handling these procedures until enrollment.</p> Tue, 09/19/2023 - 13:35 1537957 1537957 Call for Papers - 4th Frontiers of Factor Investing Conference - Lancaster University, UK, 24th-26th April 2024 <p><strong>Keynote Speakers</strong></p> <p><br /> <strong>Magnus Dahlquist</strong> - Stockholm School of Economics<br /> <strong>Marcin Kacperczyk</strong> - Imperial College London<br /> <strong>Laurens Swinkels</strong> - Erasmus University Rotterdam and Robeco<br /> <strong>Scott Wolle</strong> - Invesco</p> <p>The Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy (EMP) at Lancaster University Management School, Invesco, Robeco and Quoniam invite the submission of papers in the field of factor investing and related areas:</p> <ul> <li>Asset Pricing    </li> <li>Financial Econometrics</li> <li>Investments    </li> <li>High-Frequency Finance</li> <li>Factor Allocation     </li> <li>Volatility Modelling</li> <li>Risk Management    </li> <li>News Sentiment</li> <li>Sustainable Investing   </li> <li>Machine Learning</li> <li>Climate Finance</li> <li>Alternative Data    </li> <li>Fintech, DeFi & Crypto</li> <li>Extreme Event Modelling</li> </ul> <p>There will be three best paper prizes awarded at the conference:</p> <ul> <li>Invesco Factor Investing Prize (GBP 1,000)</li> <li>Robeco Sustainable Investing Prize (GBP 1,000)</li> <li>Quoniam Innovation in Data-Driven Investing Prize (GBP 1,000)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Closing Date for Paper Submission: 15th December 2023</strong></p> <p>Papers (PDF) should be uploaded electronically via <strong><a href="">Google Forms.</a></strong> Please include all requested contact information for all authors. The conference is in-person and held at Lancaster University. No online sessions are offered.</p> <p><strong>Organising Committee:</strong></p> <p>Mykola Babiak, Matthias Hanauer, David Happersberger, Anastasios Kagkadis, Olga Kolokolova, Harald Lohre, Ingmar Nolte, Sandra Nolte, Carsten Rother, Mark Shackleton, Maximilian Stroh, Jerry Sun, George Wang, Chelsea Yao<br />  </p> Tue, 09/19/2023 - 10:19 1539064 1539064 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ESG <p><strong>Key Topics:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The importance of ESG in today's business world</li> <li>Case studies of successful ESG implementation in companies</li> <li>ESG reporting and disclosure</li> <li>The role of investors in promoting ESG</li> <li>Government policies and regulations related to ESG</li> </ul> <p><strong>Environmental Sustainability: </strong></p> <p>This topic will cover the latest trends and practices in environmental sustainability. Participants will learn about climate change and its impact on business, sustainable resource management, pollution control and waste management, and renewable energy adoption.</p> <p><strong>Social Responsibility:</strong></p> <p>This topic will focus on social responsibility, covering issues such as human rights and labor practices, community engagement and philanthropy, supply chain management, and diversity and inclusion.</p> <p><strong>Governance: </strong></p> <p>This topic will cover corporate governance best practices, ethics and transparency, board composition and structure, and executive compensation and accountability.</p> <p><strong>ESG Metrics and Reporting:</strong></p> <p>This topic will cover standard ESG metrics, measuring ESG performance and impact, ESG reporting frameworks, and investor demand for ESG information.</p> <p><strong>Investor Engagement:</strong></p> <p>This topic will cover integrating ESG into investment decision-making, shareholder activism and engagement, ESG-related investment products, and impact investing.</p> <p><strong>Government policies and regulations related to ESG:</strong></p> <p>• National ESG policies<br /> • Environmental regulations<br /> • Social regulations<br /> • Governance regulations<br /> • Legal frameworks<br /> • Reporting standards<br /> • Best practices<br /> • Challenges & opportunities<br /> • Future trends<br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>WHO SHOULD ATTEND: </strong><br />  </p> <p>The conference is ideal for professionals and experts from various fields, including:</p> <p>• Business leaders and managers<br /> • Investors and financial professionals<br /> • Environmental and social activists<br /> • Government officials and policymakers<br /> • Academics and researchers</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:</strong></p> <p>• Learn about the latest trends and developments in ESG<br /> • Network with professionals and experts in the field<br /> • Get up-to-date information on ESG reporting and disclosure requirements<br /> • Understand the role of investors and policymakers in promoting ESG<br /> <br />  </p> <p><strong>Registration fee </strong>is $200 for international participants, ₹500 for local students, ₹2000 for research scholars, ₹3000 for faculty, ₹5000 for corporates/practitioners/professionals. <br /> <br /> <strong>Participants can register the conference from <a href="">here</a>. </strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS</strong></p> <p>Academicians, corporate executives, industry professionals, aspiring managers, management scholars, and students will have the opportunity to discuss and disseminate not only management theories, concepts, and models but also the results of their research, consulting, training, life experiences, and exposure at this international conference.<br /> <br /> To ensure effective blind review: First page: Only Title, Author(s) name, Affiliation, Email and Mobile number, Second page onwards: Title, Abstract, 5 keywords and only research paper contents with no name/ identification of the authors. The paper should be original and unpublished offering new insights, new approach or new knowledge to the body of literature. The conference adopts a strict anti-plagiarism policy. Any submitted paper with more than 10% plagiarism is not going to be accepted for publication process.<br /> <br /> The manuscript should be prepared in the following format: Abstract 200 words (approx.) with 4-5 keywords Main Paper 5000-8000 words, including references. Font 12 Points Times New Roman Title & Headings 14 points Times New Roman, 1.5 spaced Tables & Figures All the tables and diagrams should be appropriately numbered and provided at the end of paper Citation & References APA Style (6th Ed.)</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Paper/Abstract Submission link can be found in <a href="">here</a>. </strong> </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>For more details please contact: </strong><br /> <br /> Dr Syed Jaffer              - email:<br /> Dr Ramesh Bishetti      - email:<br role="presentation" /> Dr Chandrabhanu Das -</p> Mon, 09/18/2023 - 23:59 1538927 1538927 Postdoctoral position on “Causal Climate Policy Evaluation” (m/f/d) <p><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></p> <p>We expect the candidate to co-lead policy-oriented and data-intensive econometric research on the effectiveness of climate policies in the transportation sector (in Germany and Europe). The goal is to implement a research program that combines novel granular mobility data (e.g. from mobile phones), administrative datasets, and quasi-experimental program evaluation tools to assess a suit of policy interventions in terms of environmental effectiveness but also distributional effects. The objective of the position is to conduct and publish high-level research in international peer-reviewed journals and to turn scientific results into plain-language policy briefs that inform decision-makers about the design of robust and evidence-based policy mixes in the transport sector. The candidate will work closely with Dr. Nicolas Koch (MCC) and collaborate with Prof. Dr. Peter Haan (German Institute for Economic Research, DIW), and Dr. Patrick Plötz (Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, ISI).</p> <p>Other responsibilities include the contribution to policy consulting processes with policymakers and other stakeholders, and the integration of research data and findings in an interactive online dashboard. We expect the candidate to participate in project meetings and to coordinate with other project partners. Presentation of results at (national and international) conferences and to project partners is also expected.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Requirements: </strong></p> <ul> <li>PhD (or be close to finishing PhD) in economics or a related field</li> <li>Advanced skills in econometrics/statistics as well as research interest in environmental economics</li> <li>Boundless enthusiasm about applying quasi-experimental program evaluation techniques (DID, SCM, RD) to evaluate climate policies</li> <li>Coding skills are a prerequisite, especially in R (or Stata or Python)</li> <li>Capacity for teamwork and interest in collaborative research</li> <li>Existing knowledge of climate policy instruments (such as carbon pricing) and their real-world implementation is extremely helpful but not strictly required</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>We offer:</strong></p> <ul> <li>An inspiring and international work environment in a world leading research institute on climate policy issues</li> <li>Working in a dedicated and motivated team with very supportive colleagues and a well-established international research network</li> <li>Meaningful involvement in a research project of immediate policy relevance, providing the opportunity to gain experience in science-policy dialogues</li> <li>Flexible and family-friendly working time as well as mobile working possibilities (up to 40% of your hours)</li> <li>Attractive working space in an old industrial building at the vibrant EUREF-Campus in Berlin</li> <li>Participation in employee retirement provision</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>The MCC values a collaborative workplace environment that values diversity, tolerance, and equity. We aim to improve the share of women especially in leadership positions and especially welcome applications by women. MCC provides an exciting, collaborative, interdisciplinary and international research and working atmosphere. You find more information on our equal-opportunity strategy <a href="">here</a>.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Appointment terms and application:</strong></p> <p>We seek to start the position as soon as possible, the position is funded for three years and paid in accordance with German public tariff scheme, salary group E13 TV-L (full position).</p> <p>For application please send an e-mail with the reference number as subject PD_2023_05 to Franziska Faber, <a href=""></a>, with an electronic application that should contain the following in one single pdf file:</p> <ul> <li> <ul> <li>Motivation letter (max 1 page)</li> <li>Curriculum Vitae, mentioning two academic references</li> <li>One academic paper</li> <li>Transcript of records and certificates on Master and PhD level</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><br /> Review of applications will start from October 16, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.</p> <p>Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a job interview. For content-related questions you can contact Nicolas Koch: <a href=""></a>.</p> Mon, 09/18/2023 - 12:28 1539050 1539050 Visiting researcher <p> </p> <p>Eesti Pank is the central bank of Estonia. Its Research Division provides high-quality research on economic and policy issues that are relevant for economic policy discussions in Estonia and the ESCB, and contributes to economic forecasting and financial stability assessment by developing economic models. See our website (<a href=""></a>) for additional information on the work of Eesti Pank.</p> <p>Visiting researchers are expected to conduct research projects that are aligned with the general interests of Eesti Pank (EP).  Preference is given to projects focusing on topics that are related to the current research agenda of the Research Division or that could be carried out jointly with the economists from the Division.</p> <p>The research projects will be agreed upon in advance. Researchers are expected to present their work at EP’s seminars and to participate in internal discussions. Our requirements for a visiting researcher include proven research capability and strong oral and written communication skills in English. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or be Ph.D. candidates in Economics or Finance.</p> <p>The usual duration of the employment contract for the visiting researcher position is two to four months. The length of the stay is flexible, but it is expected to be long enough to ensure the successful completion of the project.</p> <p><strong>Preferred research topics:</strong></p> <p>Proposals in all areas of economics relevant for central banks will be considered, but priority will be given to research projects on the following topics: </p> <ul> <li>Climate change and green economies;</li> <li>Dynamic macroeconomic modelling;</li> <li>Macroprudential measures;</li> <li>Household financial behaviour;</li> <li>Monetary policy transmission during high inflation.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Working in the Research Division of Eesti Pank gives applicants the opportunity to:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Gain experience in applied economic research while working with Eesti Pank economists;</li> <li>Participate in economic policy formation process;</li> <li>Attend Eesti Pank seminars and internal discussions;</li> <li>Get to know the operations and research functions of a Eurosystem central bank from the inside.</li> </ul> <p><br /> <strong>To apply</strong></p> <p>Applications should be submitted in English and should include:</p> <ul> <li>A cover letter;</li> <li>A research proposal, including: <ul> <li>The research topic and main research question(s);</li> <li>A short literature review;</li> <li>A brief description of the research methodology (data, software, etc.) and expected results;</li> <li>The preferred starting date and the duration of the research project;</li> </ul> </li> <li>The applicant’s CV with a list of publications and working papers;</li> <li>A letter of recommendation (only needed for Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s)</li> <li>A sample research paper (if available).</li> </ul> <p>Applications should be sent to Eesti Pank by e-mail to <a href=""></a> (Ms Liina Kulu, Research Division, Economics and Research Department, Eesti Pank).</p> Mon, 09/18/2023 - 11:59 1539046 1539046 Foscolo Europe Top-Up Fellowships - Worth €50,000 per year <p><strong>Article 1 – General rules</strong><br /> UniCredit Foundation announces the competition for <strong>three 3-year top-up fellowships</strong> in economics and finance, in memory of the former chairman of Banco di Roma, to be assigned <strong>to the three best departments or research institutes in Economics or Finance</strong> participating to the PhD job markets (US job market or any equivalent organization in Europe) in 2023/24. </p> <p>The main objective of this competition is <strong>to attract and retain in Europe</strong> <strong>outstanding PhD graduates</strong> that might otherwise choose to begin and develop their career elsewhere. The availability of 3-year top-up post-doctoral fellowships aim to level the playing field <strong>by enabling European universities to offer a competitive package to top job market candidates</strong>. </p> <p>The competition is <strong>open to all departments in Economics and/or Finance</strong> (or related fields) from any universities or research institutes of the EU countries where UniCredit operates<sup>1</sup> <strong>which will participate to the job markets in 2023/24</strong> in order <strong>to offer a tenure track position or post-doc position</strong> to outstanding job market candidates and have not received the fellowship in the two previous years. In special cases, post-doc positions with non-explicit tenure track can be considered.</p> <p><strong>Article 2 - Applications Procedure and Deadline<br /> University departments or research institutes fulfilling the above eligibility requirements can only apply online via the application available on the Foundation’s website <a href=""></a>.</strong></p> <p><strong>The documentation accompanying the application must be submitted exclusively online in a single PDF and must be written in English.</strong></p> <p>Applications must be received by <strong>September 30, 2023</strong>. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the competition. Once the procedure is completed and the deadline closed, <strong>candidate departments will receive via e-mail a confirmation message confirming the acceptance of the application</strong>.</p> <p>Applications <strong>must be accompanied by the following documents</strong> (attached in a single PDF file), whose absence would result in exclusion from the competition:<br /> 1. a description of the department applying to the competition with special emphasis on the governance of the international recruitment process,<br /> 2. a report of the department track record with the post-docs/assistant professors employed in the last 5 years, including their updated CVs, with particular attention<br /> to international hiring,<br /> 3. a description of the department strategy, including information on the salary and other contractual terms that will be offered to the job market candidate to be complemented by the foundation’s fellowship,<br /> 4. a declaration of consent to handling the candidate departments’ data pursuant to regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016.</p> <p><strong>Article 3 - Scientific Committee</strong><br /> The Scientific Committee will be responsible for the selection procedure and <strong>identify the three departments to which the top-up fellowship is to be awarded</strong>. The Scientific Committee is appointed by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and is composed of experts in economics and finance from European countries. The Scientific Committee can decide to appoint an ad-hoc Commission composed of at least two external academic experts to conduct the selection process under the supervision of Scientific Committee itself.</p> <p>Candidate departments will be assessed based on their track record and their strategy report. The <strong>prizes will be assigned according to merit</strong> to the <strong>three best performing departments</strong>. One of the prizes, however, can be awarded to a less performing department if it features a strongly innovative strategy.</p> <p>The top-up fellowships will be awarded by the Chairman of the Foundation, based on the final judgment of the Scientific Committee by <strong>December 1, 2023</strong>.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Article 4 – Fellowship Amount, Duration, and Renewals</strong><br /> The top-up fellowships will start to be paid on <strong>October 1, 2024</strong>. Each top-up fellowship worth <strong>€150,000</strong> and has a <strong>3-year duration</strong>. The Foundation will pay the prize directly to the winning departments in three annual installments (<strong>€50,000 each year</strong> for the 3-year period). The winner departments can alternatively use the top-up fellowship to extend the duration of the fellowship up to 6 year or split it between two researchers for a 3-year position each. <strong>Both the extension of the top-up duration and its assignment to two different researchers must be formally approved by the Foundation.</strong></p> <p>This top-up fellowship<strong> complements the salary and contractual terms of the standard tenure track assistant professorships</strong>.</p> <p><strong>The Foundation awards the departments and delegates them to appoint the recipients of the top-up fellowship. </strong>The <strong>winning departments must notify the Foundation</strong> of the names of the top-up recipients <strong>by May 31 2024</strong>.</p> <p>Recipients selected in the 2023/24 PhD job market must be appointed as assistant professors by the winning institutions. The fellowship is to be recognized as a complement to their salary, and the corresponding position is to be named <strong>UniCredit Foundation Top-Up Fellowship</strong>. The UniCredit Foundation will be acknowledged in appropriate University and/or department publications, websites and reports. <strong>Fellowship recipients are selected independently by each institution</strong> and named <strong>UniCredit Foundation fellows</strong>.</p> <p><strong>If a winning department is unable to assign the fellowship to a recipient</strong>, the Foundation may allow it to <strong>use the fellowship in the subsequent year. If the recipient’s position is terminated earlier</strong> than planned, the department must timely inform the Foundation, and the Fellowship is terminated accordingly.</p> <p>The <strong>winning departments and research institutes cannot take part in this competition in the two following years</strong>.</p> <p>To monitor the success of this initiative, by the end of September of each year, the department should send to the Foundation a progress report about the recipient’s research and an assessment by the Head of the department.</p> <p><strong>Article 5 – Acceptance of the Fellowship Terms and Conditions</strong><br /> Taking part in the competition entails unconditional acceptance of all the articles of this notice.</p> <p> </p> <p><sub><sup>1</sup>The UniCredit EU perimeter includes the following countries: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia.</sub></p> Mon, 09/18/2023 - 07:18 1538789 1538789