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Call for Papers - Portuguese Economic Journal

The Portuguese Economic Journal invites researchers, irrespective of their institutional or geographical affiliation, to submit theoretical, applied, or policy-oriented research papers on any field in economics to our meeting.

This is the eighth meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal. It is hosted by the School of Economics and Management of the University of Minho (Escola de Economiae Gestão, Universidade do Minho) and organized by NIPE — Economic Policies Research Unit.

It will be held in Braga, University of Minho, on July 4-5, 2014. The Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Xavier Vives (IESE Business School). Journal website:

Important dates:

  • Paper submissions: until March 31, 2014
  • Early registration: between April 17 and May 15, 2014.
  • Late registration: between May 16 and May 31, 2014.
  • Notifications: April 15,2014
  • Conference: July 4-5, 2014

Note: presenters should register early.

Submission guidelines:

These and other instructions are available at


The scientific committee:

  • António Afonso (Technical University of Lisbon)
  • Pedro Pita Barros (Nova School of Business and Economics)
  • Paulo Bastos (World Bank)
  • Pedro Carneiro (University College London)
  • Margarida Duarte (University of Toronto)
  • Miguel Fonseca (University of Exeter Business School)
  • Pedro Martins (Queen Mary, University of London)
  • José Tavares (Nova School of Business and Economics)
  • Pedro Teles (Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics)
  • Paulo Rodrigues (Banco de Portugal)

Local Organizers:

  • Luís Aguiar-Conraria
  • Natália Barbosa
  • João Cerejeira
  • Rosa-Branca Esteves
  • Miguel Portela
  • Francisco Veiga

All matters related to submissions and papers will be handled by the program chair Odd Straume (

NAREA 2014 Annual Meeting Call for Papers and Symposia

The Northeast Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) will hold its 2014 annual meeting in the Wharf District of downtown Morgantown, WV, June 1-3, 2014. Detailed information about the annual meeting and the post-conference ecosystems workshop is available at

Call for Selected Papers: Selected paper submissions involve an extended abstract of no more than 500 words. For more information about how to submit selected papers abstracts through

Call for Symposium Proposals: Symposia are submitted in two stages: 1) the symposium coordinator submits a session proposal and justification and 2) paper abstracts to be included within each symposium are submitted individually by each author(s). Submit a session proposal and justification of no more than 500 words, plus related papers at:

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2014. Submission questions can be directed to President-Elect Ted Jaenicke ( Local arrangement questions can be directed to local arrangements co-chair Mark Sperow (

Call for Proposals: The Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs

The Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs (the B.E.N. Center) is pleased to announce a new award program to support research involving the possible applications of behavioral economics to the improvement of the food choices American children make at school as participants in USDA's National School Lunch Program. The Center has $150,000 in available funds and will support 5-12 proposals ranging from $5,000-$40,000. Proposals will undergo a rigorous review process by center staff and other invited peer reviewers. Proposals will be scored based upon academic rigor, relevancy, innovation and applicability, and demonstrated ability to complete the proposed project. Although secondary data studies will be considered, innovative and feasible field experiments will be given priority.

Proposal Submission and Selection Schedule:

A short letter of intent will be due by 12:00 a.m. (midnight) ET on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Invited applicants will be notified by Monday, February 3, 2014. Invited full proposals will be due by Monday, March 17, 2014 with projects beginning no earlier than June 2, 2014. Proposals selected for funding will be notified by Monday, April 21, 2014. To view the full details for the proposal submission process, download the PDF.

For any inquires regarding the proposal, please contact the Cornell Center at