Markus Eberhardt (University of Nottingham) and Francis Teal (Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford)
“We compare this [input] index with our output index and call any discrepancy ‘productivity’… It is a measure of our ignorance, of the unknown, and of the magnitude of the task that is still ahead of us.” Zvi Griliches (1961)
It is an unfortunate misconception that the canonical Solow-Swan growth model necessarily implies that all economies in the world, rich or poor, industrialised or agrarian, possess the same production technology.… read more ...
The following working paper(s) have recently been added to our working papers page:
Kouevi-Gath, Beni, Pierre-Guillaume Méon and Laurent Weill, 2019. “Do Banking Crises Improve Democracy?“… read more ...
The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Workshop on International Trade / Growth and Development in Macroeconomics to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 17-19 December 2019.… read more ...
The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it has four faculties and around 3,000 students. The Faculty of Economics and Management opened its doors to students in the autumn semester of 2016.… read more ...
Application for PhD in Economics at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
The Department of Economics at Deakin University, Australia <http://www.deakin.edu.au/business/economics> is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020 PhD programme in Economics (starting March 2020), where a number of scholarships will be available to cover fees and living expenses. Key areas of research expertise of the Economics Department include Development Economics, Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Theory, Applied Economics and International Trade.… read more ...
By Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University), Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon), and Halis M. Yildiz (Ryerson University)
At a time when multilateral trade liberalization at the World Trade Organization (WTO) seems to have come to a grinding halt, preferential trade agreements (PTAs) appear to be the only game in town for countries interested in undertaking international trade liberalization.… read more ...
We would like to welcome the following new members to the InsTED Network
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
Researcher unit costs which covers 100% of eligible costs, for up to 24 months
Living allowance: €4,880
Mobility allowance: €600
Family Allowance: €500
Research, training and networking costs: €800
Management and indirect costs: €650
Eligibility: At the time of the proposal submission, eligible candidates hold a doctoral degree (PhD) or have carried out at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.… read more ...
Small Grants programme
Value: N/A (only Directly incurred costs and Directly Allocated costs for support and administrative staff)
- Delivery must take place in English schools/settings
- Project must be in state schools/colleges (a couple of exceptions: PVIs allowed for early years, training providers for post-16)
- Approach must be focused on 3-16 year olds, or on English/Maths resits for 16-18 year-olds
- Applicant must recognise the importance of the independent evaluation and be open to altering their project plan (e.g.
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PARIS, FRANCE, OCTOBER 23-24, 2019
The Euro-Latin Network on Integration and Trade (ELSNIT) is now accepting submissions of papers examining the effects of trade and investment promotion policies along the economic and institutional dimensions.… read more ...