Call for papers - Call for proposals

Organization:  Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Labor Network
Event: Workshop on Labor Economics
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Labor Network are pleased to announce a call for papers for the Labour workshop to be held in Medellin, Colombia on 20-21 May 2019. The workshop will be focused on labor market dynamics in developing countries, with special interest in Latin America. To expand the frontiers of global and regional knowledge around jobs and advance the discussion on the most effective policies, we are interested in papers that focus on:  Employment dynamics in formal/informal sector of the economy; Quality of informal employment; Public employment dynamics; Mismatches and facilitating market transitions through education, skills, and other active labor market programs; The impact of social protection systems; Technological progress and productivity (firm dynamics, employment, labor income, etc.); Improving access to jobs for vulnerable or traditionally disadvantaged groups such as women, youth, refugees and IDPs, and people living in fragile, conflict and violent (FCV) contexts; Data challenges and opportunities in labor economics; Understanding the future of jobs in the world of AI and robotics; Theoretical models to understand the drivers of jobs outcomes in developing countries. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome. There will be a dedicated discussant for each paper, as well as open floor discussion.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the workshop. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper per workshop (submission of papers to other workshops is possible). 
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Organization: Barcelona GSE
Event: Advances in Micro Development Economics
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019
Description: The workshop will run for 2 days and will take place on June 10-11, 2019 in Barcelona. This workshop aims at being a showcase of recent outstanding contributions in micro Development Economics, and at creating an annual meeting of top researchers in this field in the framework of the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum.
Eligibility: This workshop aims at being a showcase of recent outstanding contributions in micro Development Economics, and at creating an annual meeting of top researchers in this field in the framework of the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. Both empirical and theoretical contributions are encouraged. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019. To submit a paper, please use this link https://app-summerforum.barcelonagse.eu. Submissions should include either a full paper or an extended abstract with the main results. Authors chosen to present papers will be notified approximately by mid-March. A preliminary program will be announced by mid-April. 
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Organization: LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network
Event: 10th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019
Description: The 10th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network 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 Universidad de Los Andes, and the Research Institute for Development, Growth, and Economics (RIDGE) . This year is hosted by Universidad de Los Andes. The local organizer is Marcela Eslava Mejía.
Eligibility: The selected authors’ and invited discussants’ travel (economy class) and accommodation expenditures to participate at the Conference will be reimbursed by the sponsoring organizations. Researchers currently occupying policymaking positions are welcome to participate at the conference without presenting a paper. These participants will, however, have to procure funding from their own institutions to participate in the event. Detailed guidelines explaining the logistics of the conference will be provided at a later stage. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the form online and submit your paper through this website.
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Organization: Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP)
Event: RIDGE Workshop on “Poverty and Inequality"
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2019
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Network on Inequality and Poverty (NIP) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE Workshop on “Poverty and Inequality”, to be held on 22-23 May in Medellin, Colombia. The 2019 workshop will take place within the framework of the 2019 RIDGE May Forum.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the workshop. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper per workshop (submission of papers to other workshops is possible).
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Organization: Central Bank of Chile, International Monetary Fund, and IMF Economic Review
Event: Conference on “Current Policy Challenges Facing Emerging Markets”
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2019
Description: The Central Bank of Chile, the International Monetary Fund, and the IMF Economic Review are inviting paper submissions for a conference on “Current Policy Challenges Facing Emerging Markets” to be held in Santiago on July 24-25, 2019. Rising trade barriers, weak commodity prices, the ongoing monetary policy normalization in advanced economies, and the increased volatility of world capital markets create a challenging global environment for emerging markets. These challenges are further complicated by domestic vulnerabilities in the public sector, financial intermediaries and the private sector. Against this background, this conference aims to assemble an outstanding set of academic contributions on topics related to the key policy challenges facing emerging market economies.
Eligibility: The conference organizers seek both theoretical and empirical research contributions on a broad set of topics that are of central importance to these economies. Please send submissions in Adobe PDF format to: IMFER2019@imf.org. Selected papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the IMF Economic Review. Along with your submission, please indicate whether you also want to contribute to this issue. Papers that are not being submitted to the Review are also welcome. Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2019. Authors of accepted papers will be informed by April 15. Preference will be given to finished papers. The conference sponsors will fund travel and accommodation expenses for speakers (one per paper) and discussants.
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Organization: The World Bank
Event: Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2019 Multilateralism: Past, Present, and Future
Submission Deadline: March 24, 2019
Description: The ABCDE Organizing Committee is issuing a call for innovative papers that examine how global public goods and cross-country spillovers influence multilateralism or will shape multilateralism in the years to come; and how cooperative arrangements can affect the evolution of these global public goods and spillovers.
Eligibility: Those interested should submit a complete paper (proposals will not be accepted) by March 24, 2019, 11:59 pm EST through the ABCDE website. The Organizing Committee will evaluate all papers in terms of originality, analytical rigor, and policy relevance. Authors of accepted proposals will be contacted by April 15, 2019. A final draft will be required by May 26, 2019.
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Organization: Economia, the journal of LACEA
Event: Articles Submission
Submission Deadline: Rolling Submission
Description: Economia, the journal of LACEA is happy to announce that starting on February 1, 2017, the journal accepts submissions at any time. Submissions should be sent electronically to the Managing Editor, Roberto Bernal economialacea@gmail.com.
Eligibility: We only accept complete papers in English. Submitted papers should neither be previously published nor be under consideration for publication in any other outlet. The manuscript should include an abstract of 150 or fewer words, JEL codes and at most 4 key words. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format with double spacing and should not exceed 35 pages, including references, figures, and tables. Please use 12-point font, and 1.5 inches margins on all sides. Please make sure that the front page of the manuscript specifies all your contact information, affiliation, title of the paper and co-authors.
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Organization: Global Development Network (GDN)
Event: Call for Expressions of Interest: Assessing Social Science Research Systems Doing Research program
Submission Deadline: Rolling Submission
Description: The Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policy-oriented, social-science research in developing and transition countries to promote better lives. It supports researchers with financial resources, global networking, as well as access to information, training, peer review and mentoring. GDN acts on the premise that better research leads to more informed policies and better, more inclusive development. Through its global platform, GDN connects social science researchers with policymakers and development stakeholders across the world. Founded in 1999, GDN is currently headquartered in New Delhi.
Eligibility: The Global Development Network is calling for expressions of interest from research teams based in research institutions in developing countries to act as national focal points for GDN’s Doing Research Program. As National Focal Points, the teams would be expected to mobilize research and have experience in research of the education, research or innovation sectors of their countries. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to apply
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Organization: On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico
Event: Call for papers for the On Think Tanks Working Paper Series
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico have partnered to produce a series of Working Papers focused on the study of think tanks to give new researchers a chance to publish their ideas and reach a broader academic and practitioner audience. The Working Paper Series will allow On Think Tanks to promote the emergence of new research on think tanks and on evidence informed policy world-wide.
Eligibility:he Working Papers will be drawn from submissions from researchers in the field, particularly individuals interested in publishing their post-graduate dissertations. There is no deadline for submissions and we will be reviewing them on an ongoing basis. To submit please email to  Andrea Baertl at info@onthinktanks.org; subject line: Working Paper Series:  “Title of your paper”; include your full name; email, address and mobile number; institutional affiliation; attach your paper; attach a 1 page summary of the paper (not an abstract but a full-summary including key findings/conclusions).
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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.
Eligibility: 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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