Global Political Economy Network Conference: Economies and firms in an age of global uncertainty

The Global Political Economy Network Conference is a new two-day academic event aimed at researchers in international economics, political economy, development economics and international business, as well as at policymakers.

Organised by the School of Business and Economics’s TRANSIT research interest group and Economics discipline groupDr Huw Edwards and Dr Ahmad Ahmad are leading on the development of this event as an annual conference.

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Call for Papers: 18th Annual GEP/CEPR Postgraduate Conference University of Nottingham, United Kingdom 10th – 11th May 2019

The 18th GEP Postgraduate Conference will take place 10th – 11th May 2019 at the University of Nottingham.  The Conference provides a forum for the dissemination of student research relating to issues of Globalisation and Economic Policy from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.… read more ...

10th Annual Conference of the Trade, Integration, and Growth Network (TIGN)

Bogotá, Colombia, May 23-24, 2019
The 10th Annual Conference of the Trade, Integration, and Growth Network (TIGN) will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on May 23-24, 2019. This conference is sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Research Institute for Development, Growth, and Economics (RIDGE), and Universidad de los Andes, and is hosted by Universidad de los Andes.… read more ...

NIESR Vacancy

The National Institute of Social and Economic Research (NIESR) are currently recruiting for a Principal Economist.  Please click on the link below for further details.  Note the closing date for applications is 16 January 2019.… read more ...

Call for Paper Proposals: 25 Years since TRIPS Patent Policy and International Business

A Special Issue to be published in the Journal of International Business Policy 
(http://resource-cms.springernature.com/springer-cms/rest/v1/content/16167440/data/v1)
Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) have become ubiquitous in the current debates about trade and gloablization and have emerged as a key issue of contention in global trade and investment negotiations.… read more ...

(When) Do Anti-poverty Programs Reduce Violence? India’s Rural Employment Guarantee and Maoist Conflict

Aditya Dasgupta (University of California, Merced), Kishore Gawande (University of Texas, Austin), and Devesh Kapur (Johns Hopkins University – SAIS)

More than half of all nations have experienced a violent civil conflict since 1960.… read more ...