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As President of the International Economic Association (IEA) and Program Chair of the Twentieth World Congress of the IEA, we invite you to submit a paper to the contributed sessions of this triennial congress, jointly organized with Universidad EAFIT, that will be held in Medellin, Colombia from December 11 to 15, 2023.

The 2023 IEA World Congress will be a unique academic event which, in addition to the daily keynote lectures, numerous policy sessions and the many invited sessions, will host the latest and most engaging research in Any Field in economics in the many contributed sessions. The Congress will provide an excellent forum to present one’s own research results. This is why we warmly encourage each of you to submit a paper for the congress and make a note of the following dates:


  • November 1, 2022: Paper Submission Opens 
  • February 28, 2023: Paper Submission Closes  
  • April 30, 2023: Notification of Paper Acceptance


We do hope to see you at the IEA World Congress!

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El curso pretende ofrecer a profesionales de América Latina herramientas económicas que tienen aplicabilidad en el campo de la conservación de la naturaleza, como son la economía de recursos naturales, el análisis costo beneficio, la valoración económica, los incentivos económicos, las oportunidades de financiamiento sostenible, entre otros, a fin de que estas herramientas contribuyan al diseño de programas de conservación efectivos y la evaluación socio-ambiental de proyectos de desarrollo pobremente planeados.



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Profesionales trabajando en el área de conservación de la naturaleza y manejo sustentable de los recursos naturales en el sector privado, organismos gubernamentales, no-gubernamentales, académicos, organizaciones de base, entre otros interesados. 


Estamos extendiendo hasta el 18 de enero las inscripciones al curso virtual Economía y Finanzas para el Liderazgo Ambiental que se llevará a cabo del 23 de enero al 28 de abril del 2023.


Si estás interesad@ en participar escríbenos a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. y pregunta por nuestras becas parciales, individuales y grupales (limitadas).


Para más información visita la página web en español del Instituto Numbers for Nature.





·         Hyatt Centric Montevideo, Uruguay

·        December 5, 6, 7, 2022 



·        Universidad de Montevideo 

·        Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics RIDGE 

·        Latin American Association of Environmental and Resource Economists LAERE



·        International Economic Association  IEA 

·        BID


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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).


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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:



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

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  • Industrial Organization

December 15-16, Bogotá

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  • International Macro 

December 15-16, Bogotá

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  • Towards Sustainable Growth 

December 15-16, Bogotá 

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