XXVIIIth Annual General Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics; DECEMBER 21st and 22nd , 2018; Department of Economics, Jadavpur University; Kolkata 700032, India

Department of Economics, Jadavpur University invites researchers to submit papers (both theoretical and empirical) for the XXVIIIth Annual Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics. Submissions can pertain to any area of economics.… read more ...

ELSNIT Annual Conference

The Euro-Latin Network on Integration and Trade (ELSNIT) is now accepting submissions of papers examining the relationships between technology and trade along the economic, institutional, political science, and legal dimensions. In particular, submitted papers should address questions such as–but not limited to–the following:

  • Emerging Technologies and Evolving Cross-Border Business Models.
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Firm Productivity Differences from Factor Markets: New Evidence from China

By Wenya Cheng (University of Glasgow) and John Morrow (Birkbeck, University of London)

Although firms may face radically different production conditions, this dimension of firm heterogeneity is often overlooked. A number of studies document large and persistent differences in productivity across both countries and firms.… read more ...

9th Bari Conference “Economics of Global Interactions: New Perspectives on Trade, Factor Mobility and Development”

The University of Bari “Aldo Moro” is hosting the 9th edition of the conference on the  “Economics of Global Interactions” that will take place in Bari (Italy) 10-11 September 2018.

The conference is co-organized with the Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality, and Rationality (FAIR) at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Bergen, Norway) and Master E.G.E.I.… read more ...

Job Opportunity: PFM specialist, Building Public Finance Management (PFM) Capabilities

Location: Centurion (Pretoria), South Africa
Contract: 3 years (renewable)

1. Background

The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) is an intergovernmental organisation of Ministries of Finance and Budget from across Africa, which provides a unique platform for peer exchange and learning amongst senior public finance managers.… read more ...

Trade Liberalization and Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Urban India

By Reshad N Ahsan (University of Melbourne) and Arpita Chatterjee (University of New South Wales)

Economic globalization is currently under threat from a populist political backlash.  A common narrative is that this backlash is partly a result of a trade-induced increase in inequality.… read more ...