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The International Economic Association, the United Nations Development Programme, and the World Bank Group are pleased to invite you to attend the upcoming online conference on “Understanding the Gender and Climate Change Nexus” to be held virtually on November 15, 16, and 17, 2022.

 

The conference provides an opportunity for researchers to present the results of their research at the intersection of gender and climate change. This event also aims to serve as a platform for evidence-based policy dialogue on strategies that might help alleviate the impacts of climate change while being gender-sensitive.

 

Register here

 

Conference Programme

 

 

 

 

The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) opens a call for a full-time position. 

 

Candidates should meet the following requirements: 

 

  • Degree: Doctor of Economics 
  • Professional experience:

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience in Economics of Aquatic Resources, Aquaculture and/or Fisheries Economics, supported by high quality and proven productivity in research.

 

  • Availability: March 2023.  
  • Deadline for CV submission: 11/30/2022. (mm/dd/yy)

 

‍For more information click here

 

We are looking for

 

Proactive Ph.D. candidate interested in the coupled challenges of biodiversity loss, climate change, and food security? Are you interested in exploring how to scale up biodiversity-friendly behaviours in general, and specifically consumption and production behaviours in the food system? Are you comfortable with both quantitative and qualitative research methods? Are you interested in interdisciplinary research (particularly linking economics and system thinking)? Then, you could be the ideal candidate to join our project on “Transformative pathways for synergising just biodiversity and climate actions (TRANSPATH)”

 

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

·        working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;

·        the option to accrue additional compensation / holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;

·        there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;

·        a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;

·        excellent pension scheme.

 

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will, depending on your experience, receive a gross salary of between € 2.541,- per month rising to € 3.247,- for a full-time working week of 38 hours, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) (scale P).

 

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Francisco Alpizar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

For more information about the procedure, please contact Jeanine van 't Veer, Recruiter, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

 

 

El Ministerio del Medio Ambiente y Transición Ecológica del Ecuador, junto con Euroclima, la Unión Europea y Expertise France, estan en busca de un asistente técnico para la revisión de una guía metodológica de valoración económica de los servicios ambientales. A continuación se presentan los requisitos:

 

 Profesional Economista, en Economía ecológica, Economía ambiental, o Biólogo, Ingeniero en Recursos Naturales, Ingeniero ambiental o forestal con enfoques en economía, o afines.

● Profesional con especialización o estudios de posgrado en temas ambientales o de gestión de proyectos o con experiencia comprobada en el tema.

● Excelentes cualidades/capacidades en: o Análisis y síntesis o Trabajo en equipo y habilidades interpersonales o Capacidad de identificación y resolución de problemas o Excelentes capacidades de redacción o Comunicación

● Alto dominio (C1 como mínimo) del español escrito y hablado. 

● Experiencia no menor de 5 años en gestión ambiental, conservación y valoración de los recursos naturales y/o de los servicios ambientales, análisis de impactos ambientales, incluso relacionados con temas de deforestación.

● Experiencia directa o indirecta de al menos 5 años con entidades públicas o privadas u organismos de cooperación internacional en el manejo de la política ambiental ecuatoriana.

● Experiencia en planificación estratégica aplicada a políticas públicas.

● Se evaluará de manera positiva experiencias de terreno en Ecuador.

 

Para mas información haga click aqui.

 

 

 

The International Conference on Marine Sciences (ICMS) is the most important event in the CEMarin calendar and one of the leading interdisciplinary spaces in the marine sciences in Colombia. The ICMS2023 will be held in person at the Universidad de los Andes campus in Cartagena, from 21st - 24th February 2023.

 The ICMS2023 welcomes participants from all universities in Colombia and worldwide, at all stages of their careers, as well as from other sectors.

 

As an academic, from early stage to senior researchers, you can apply to participate with either a talk or a poster during the event. This is an unmissable opportunity to share your research both nationally and internationally. The call for abstracts will be open from 5 September – 5 October 2022. Under no circumstances will the call be extended, so we invite you to start preparing your abstracts now! 

The main themes of the ICMS 2023 are:

·         Marine environmental change: monitoring and mitigation

·         Sustainable use and protection of marine resources

·         Understanding interactions between the oceans and society

  

You can find complete information about the call on our website: https://marinescience.co/

 

 

We are seeking candidates with a Phd in economics and expertise and an interest in topics related to the socio-economic and environmental impact of natural resources extraction. For more information click here

 

We offer: 

  • For you to be part of an agile organisation that develops, tests and scales-up innovative solutions to the most urgent problems of our times, exploring new modes of collaboration between science, policy, and practice.
  • Working in a stimulating intercultural, international, multidisciplinary environment with a modern culture of collaboration across four world regions.
  • Ability to work and travel to partner regions with supportive infrastructure to facilitate experimentation. Generous funding to design and implement interventions in the field.
  • Integration into the department of Economics at the University of Bern, one of the leading economics departments in Switzerland.
  • Flexible working hours and space for innovative approaches and creative thinking.

 

 For more information click here

 

 

  • Financial Stability

December 5-6, Montevideo

Click here to view the call for papers

 

  • Environmental Economics

December 5-6, Montevideo

Click here to view the call for papers

  

  • Economic History 

December 12-13, Bogotá 

Click here to view the call for papers

  

  • Growth and Development in Macroeconomics / International Trade

December 13-14, Bogotá

Click here to view the call for papers

  

  • Industrial Organization

December 15-16, Bogotá

Click here to view the call for papers

  

  • International Macro 

December 15-16, Bogotá

Click here to view the call for papers

  

  • Towards Sustainable Growth 

December 15-16, Bogotá 

Click here to view the call for papers

 

  • The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Fourth Workshop on Environmental Economics to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 5-6 December 2022.

 

  • We accept contributions relevant for understanding the most important environmental policy challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). These include studies of specific LAC countries, as well as comparative institutional analyses. Papers addressing issues from other regions deemed relevant to LAC are also welcome. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome.

 

  • The RIDGE December Forum aims to favor the spread of high quality research in economics by bringing together prestigious researchers working on the frontier of knowledge to local and regional researchers and policymakers.

 

 

  • Should you have any questions please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The Thematic Axes Program of the University of Sao Paulo launched a public call to offer 17 postdoctoral scholarships for researchers.

 

  • Scholarships worth R$ 8,479.20 per month will be awarded to conduct research on topics such as Agribusiness, Economy, Environment, Strategic Planning of Universities, Energy, among others

  

  • Those interested have until August 1 to submit their request through the online form presented below.  Online Form

 

 

The University of Tennessee and Herbert College of Agriculture are looking for highly motivated individuals for our M.S. program in Agricultural & Resource Economics! 

 

  • Gain highly valued economic and analytical skills while working alongside internationally renowned faculty on research that addresses real-world problems 

 

  • Financial Assistance for Highly Competitive Students Includes:

    • Paid Half-Time Research Stipend

    • Tuition Waiver

    • Central Fee Waiver

    • Health Insurance

 

  • Interested in Applying? Go to the link below for information on admission requirements and applying to graduate school at UT: 

         https://tinyurl.com/4rdvepbj

 

  • For More Information: Dr. Edward Yu, Graduate Director. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) 
  • https://arec.tennessee.edu/

 

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