To foster the study and interest of Latin America-China relations in the context of a changing world economic structure, the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) from Columbia University will join Southwestern University of Science and Technology from China to conduct an annual economic policy workshop in China. The launch workshop will take place on August 27th and 28th in Chengdu, China. Eight young scholars interested in Latin America-China economic issues will join senior scholars to participate in discussions and present relevant research/papers at the workshop.
STIGLITZ ESSAY PRIZE
The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the first Stiglitz Essay Prize
(SEP) in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel
Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information. He was the President of
the International Economic Association from 2011 to 2014.
The winner of the Stiglitz Essay Prize will be announced in early 2016, with the prize presentation to
be made in a ceremony at the next IEA World Congress in 2017. The winner of the Stiglitz Essay
Prize will win 1,000 USD, and the runner(s)-up will receive 500 USD. The winning essay and
runner(s) up will be published on the IEA web site.
Call for papers
The journal Ensayos sobre Política Económica (ESPE) of Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) invites the submission of papers for possible publication in its twelfth special edition, which will focus on Unbalanced Growth, Structural Transformations, and Technology Diffusion. The guest editors for this number are María Teresa Ramírez Giraldo, senior researcher, and Carmiña Ofelia Vargas Riaño, researcher, both members of the Central Bank of Colombia.
Papers submitted for possible publication must be original and not being considered for publication elsewhere.
The deadline for submission of papers is June 30, 2015. Articles should be submitted via the Elsevier Editorial System at the following link: http://ees.elsevier.com/espe/.
For further information, please see the this file.