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Organization: IZA World of Labor
Event: 5th IZA Workshop on Environment and Labor Markets
Submission Deadline: May 28, 2017
Description: Optimal environmental policy aims at equalizing benefits and costs of improving environmental quality. While the benefits generally accrue in form of increased health, worker productivity and human capital, quality of life, and amenity values, the costs of environmental regulations are mostly borne through potential impacts on industrial activity and employment. Successful policy development requires detailed information on the magnitude and determinants of these benefits and costs. IZA's Environment and Labor Markets program area aims at providing credible empirical evidence on the impact of environmental factors and policies on labor market outcomes, human capital outcomes, industrial activity, production decisions, and demographic outcomes. The aim of the 2017 workshop of the program area is to bring together researchers analyzing wider labor market impacts of environmental quality and environmental policies.
Elegibility: We particularly encourage submissions of papers that provide credible empirical evidence on the following issues: Effects on sectoral energy prices, industrial output and employment; Effects on individual productivity, human capital acquisition and well-being; Labor market effects of structural transitions towards renewable energy sources; Design of optimal public policies, such as taxation of energy consumption, with regard to their distributional impacts. Researchers interested in participating should submit a full paper or extended abstract by May 28, 2017 using our Online Application Form.
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Organization: Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society​
Event: LACEA-LAMES 2017
Submission Deadline: June 5, 2017
Description: The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES) will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from November 9 - 11, 2017, hosted by Universidad de San Andrés (UdeSA). The two meetings will run in parallel, sharing a single local organizing committee. By registering for LACEA-LAMES 2017 participants will be able to attend all sessions of both meetings.
Elegibility: Please note that authors may only present one paper in each track (LACEA and/or LAMES), but the same paper cannot be submitted to both tracks. However, each person is allowed to be co-author of several papers presented. Papers can only be submitted electronically through the LACEA-LAMES 2017 ExOrdo System. All papers and abstracts must be written in English and submitted electronically in a single PDF file with a maximum size of 5MB. No other format will be accepted.
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Organization: Asobancaria
Event: 29° Simposio de Mercado de Capitales
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017
Description: Asobancaria como gremio propositivo e innovador se ha propuesto ampliar y fortalecer sus vínculos con la academia, razón por la cual hemos decido realizar nuestro primer Call for Papers en el marco del Simposio de Mercado de Capitales de 2017, iniciativa con la que se pretende difundir las mejores investigaciones de frontera acerca del sistema financiero. Estos trabajos, caracterizados por su alto nivel académico, pertinencia y rigurosidad, además de ser reconocidos en el evento de 2017, serán publicados en las memorias del Simposio.
Elegibility: La convocatoria se encuentra abierta para profesores universitarios, estudiantes de posgrado y profesionales en los programas de finanzas, ingeniería industrial, actuaria, economía, ingeniería financiera y demás áreas afines.
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Organization: The journal Lecturas de Economía, Department of Economics at Universidad de Antioquia
Event: Special Issue on Impact Evaluation
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Description: The journal Lecturas de Economía, edited by the Department of Economics at Universidad de Antioquia, is now inviting scholars to submit manuscripts for a special issue on impact evaluation of socio-economic programs and policies. The journal will consider contributions focusing on Colombia and Latin America that apply impact evaluation techniques such as regression discontinuity, matching methods, difference-in-differences, experimental, quasi-experimental and observational designs, among others, to the analysis of projects and policies with social and public scope. Some of the topics the journal is particularly interested in deal with the application of impact evaluation methods in areas such as labor policies, education, health care, the environment, public finance, industrial organization and competition policy, urban and regional development, among many others.
Elegibility:  The special issue will be published in the second semester of 2018. Submissions are due on September 30, 2017. Articles can be written in Spanish or English, and have a maximum length of 8,000 words (including references). Short notes and book reviews, preferably on the proposed methods, are also accepted. Manuscripts can be submitted to the e-mail address revistalecturas@udea.edu.co.
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Organization: Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina)
Event: Convocatoria de trabajos inéditos para los próximos números de la revista Estudios Económicos
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: El Departamento de Economía, Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina) inicia una nueva convocatoria de trabajos inéditos para los próximos números de su revista Estudios Económicos [ISSN: 0425-368X (documento) 2525-1295 (en línea)]. Estudios Económicos es una publicación semestral especializada en Economía. Desde 1962 publica investigaciones originales en todas las ramas de la Economía y aspectos relacionados de Sociología, Historia y otras disciplinas. La revista publica artículos en español, inglés o portugués.
Elegibility: Los criterios de evaluación son principalmente la calidad y la originalidad. Los trabajos deben seguir las pautas de presentación establecidas por el consejo editorial. Todas las contribuciones pasarán por un proceso de revisión por pares de doble ciego. Se recomienda a los autores que se pongan en contacto con: Dr. German González (Director, desde febrero de 2017) ghgonza@uns.edu.ar  o Lic. Florencia Arnaudo (Secretaria) estudioseconomicos@uns.edu.ar.
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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.
Elegibility: To join please send a brief message expressing interest to: reviewers.community@vernonpress.com. 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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Organization: Ecos de Economía
Event: June 2017 issues
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: Ecos de Economia is an international journal (peer-reviewed) of applied economics, with a particular interest in the quantitative analysis of economic, financial, and public policy issues and/or themes related to Latin America. The journal is currently seeking manuscripts for its December 2016 and June 2017 issues, but articles will be published online as soon as they are in final published form. Articles ideally should include a valid conceptual model and an empirical test of the model. The journal prefers articles in English but also accepts articles in Spanish. Ecos de Economía is managed by the School of Economics and Finance of Universidad EAFIT in Medellin, Colombia.
Elegibility: The Journal seeks to publish articles that will be of interest to the international research community in the fields of applied economics and finance. The Journal is not interested in manuscripts that are solely conceptual in nature. Articles ideally should include a valid conceptual model and an empirical test of the model using valid data and appropriate statistical techniques. Manuscripts should not exceed 10,000 words. Graphs are welcome if they are informative about the subject addressed.
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