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Call for Papers | Workshop RED in Mexico: Challenges of a New Era | June 14-16, 2019 | Universidad Panamericana & CIDE-RC Aguascalientes, AGS, Mexico

Call for Papers

Workshop RED in Mexico: Challenges of a New Era

Universidad Panamericana & CIDE-RC

Aguascalientes, AGS, Mexico, June 14-16, 2019

The Universidad Panamericana and CIDE-RC invite research paper submissions for the “Regional Economic Development (RED) in Mexico: Challenges of a New Era”.

The deadline for submissions is April 14, 2019.

The workshop will be held on June 14-16, 2019, at the Universidad Panamericana, Campus Aguascalientes.

This workshop seeks to gather a group of researchers, academics, and students working in regional economy development topics to discuss research done in the field. It will also contribute to build a network of Latin American economists interested in regional economic development.

Scholarly articles focus on policy issues in Latin America are especially encourage, but any work with focus on RED is welcome. Papers can present the results of research, discuss conceptual approaches to policy implications, describe work in progress or raise issues for debate.

Structure of the sessions:

The Workshop includes four invited speakers who will open and close the sessions of each day.

Presenters of selected papers will have 30 minutes to discuss their work and take questions. Presentations are intended to identify pressing public policy issues and emerging research themes in regional economic development.

At the Young Researchers Session (YRS) new entrants in the field will have their papers discussed by senior colleagues.  The papers in the YRS will be assigned extra time (45 minutes including discussion). PhD students or recent PhD holding their degree for at most 3 years may qualify as Young Researchers. Full Papers should be submitted via the conference’s website, choosing the Young Researchers’ option.

The workshop will also provide networking and professional development opportunities for faculty and graduate students who are interested in pursuing research in Latin America´s regional economic issues.

Keynote Speakers:

In addition to selected paper presentations there will be four keynote speeches by:

Antonio Álvarez Pinilla (confirmed)          Universidad de Oviedo       

Patricio Aroca                                           Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Sandy Dall'Erba (confirmed)                     University of Illinois

Geoffrey J.D. Hewings (confirmed)           University of Illinois         


There is no fee, but registration to the workshop is required by May 10, 2019.


All Workshop sessions will be held in English.


Prospective participants should submit a full version of the paper in English NLT April 15th, 2019 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Authors will be notified of the final decision by April 30, 2019.

Please feel free to make any inquiries about the event at the above email address or visit our website https://realmexico.com.mx/

Tentative Program:

1st Day

Opening Ceremony – Keynote Speaker Keynote speaker Patricio Aroca

Coffee Break

Young Researchers Session I


Paper Session I

Closing day session: Keynote Speaker Sandy Dall'Erba: "Regional science and the economic impact of climate change"


2nd Day

Opening Session Keynote Speaker: Antonio Álvarez-Pinilla: The Contribution of Efficiency to Regional Growth.

Coffee Break

Young Researchers Session II


Paper Session II

Opening ceremony of the Regional Economic Analysis Laboratory (REAL-Mexico)

Closing Keynote Speaker Geoff Hewings: Regional Economics Going Forward.

3rd Day

Guided Visit to Vineyard “Casa Leal”

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