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Call for papers | FIRST WORKSHOP ON URBAN AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS, June 27,28,29, 2017, Bogotá, Colombia

Call for papers | FIRST WORKSHOP ON URBAN AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS, June 27,28,29, 2017, Bogotá, Colombia

 

Giving the increasing importance of the cities as employment and sustainable living cores within a regional environment, and all the challenges on these areas for policymakers and citizens; the department of economics of the Ponticia Universidad Javeriana and the Banco de la República de Colombia will host their rst workshop on urban and regional to be held in Bogota the 27, 28 and 29 of June 2017. The workshop aims to provide researchers with a space for presenting and discussing research on urban and regional economics.

 

Gilles Duranton (UPenn), Nathaniel Baum-Snow (U. Toronto), Esteban Rossi Hansberg (Princeton), Klaus Desmet (SMU), Alex Anas (University at Bualo), Erick Verhoef (VU Amsterdam), Miguel Angel Garcia Lopez(UAB) are some of the special guest that have conrmed attendance.


Topics
The conference will consider the following topics: location theory, environment and the city, urban spatial structure, policies for competitive cities and regions, regional labor markets, congestion pricing, transport economics, urban inequality and segregation and gender aspects in urban areas, urban economic growth and development. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.


The program will include key note presentations from invited speakers and policy makers.

 

Format
Accepted papers will be presented in parallel sessions. We will assign one discussant to every paper in its eld of expertise, so each person accepted will have the responsibility to present and discuss one paper.

 

Submission
We encourage, PhD students and scholars to submit papers about their original research by March 15, 2017 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Notication of acceptance will be sent by May 1st

 

Registration
Registration will be open after May 2nd. There will be a registration fee. Participants and attendees should cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.

 

All inquiries please direct to the organizing committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Program committee:
David Castells-Quintana, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Ana María Díaz, Ponticia Universidad Javeriana. Paula Herrera-Idárraga, Ponticia Universidad Javeriana. Luis Carlos Reyes, Ponticia Universidad Javeriana. Andrés Rosas, Ponticia Universidad Javeriana. Guillermo Sinisterra, Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración.

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