REMINDER 2018 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics

REMINDER 2018 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics
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Dear Colleagues,
This is a gentile reminder that AQR Research Group of University of Barcelona organizes the 2018 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics, to be held in Barcelona on October 4th – 5th, 2018.
The workshop will be focused on different aspects of Territorial Resilience.


Its aim is to bring together cutting-edge research papers around two complementary and interrelated axis:

  • Processes of mitigation (Resistance-Recovery), including topics such as migration analysis, inequality and social cohesion and labour market issues.
  • Adaptive resilience (Re-orientation-Renewal), considering ways to improve regional conditions, such as human capital and educational mismatches, Entrepreneurship and self-employment, and Regional development strategies, encompassing globalization and trade and smart regional strategies.


The call for papers is still open until July 15th 2018!



(call for papers here; pdf version here)


Keynote speakers:



                Alessandra Faggian                                              Péter Benczúr
(Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila)                     (Joint Research Centre, Ispra)



We will accommodate around 6-8 papers, to be presented in plenary sessions that will  complement the keynote speakers presentations.

Key dates:

Deadline for papers submisions: July 15th 2018
Notification of acceptance: July 23rd 2018
Preliminary programme: September 5th 2018
Regsitration opens: September 6th 2018
Final programme: September 17th 2018
Registration close: September 28th 2018

For further information, please visit the workshop website, or contact to

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We look forward for your participation at the Workshop!

AQR-IREA Research Group
University of Barcelona



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