Universitat Rovira i Virgili

10th PhD-Student Workshop on Industrial and Public Economics (WIPE), 3-4 febrer 2022


Workshop objectives

The 10th edition of the WIPE workshop has been scheduled for February 3-4 2022, organised by ECO-SOS in Reus, at Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

WIPE aims to be an academic meeting for PhD students to interact with other young scholars, postdoc, and senior researchers to exchange experiences, research ideas, ongoing projects, and future research activities in the fields of Industrial Organization and Public Economics.

WIPE will include about 18-20 presentations, each of them being discussed by a participant at the workshop, will also host a keynote lecture by Mar Reguant (Northwestern University). Mar Reguant is Associate Professor of Economics at Northwestern University, Research Associate at NBER and Research Affiliate at CEPR. She has published in top journals as American Economic Review and Journal of Political Economy, among others. She is advisor of the French Government about climate change.

Former keynote speakers at WIPE have been: Natalia Fabra (UC3M), Kai Konrad (Max Planck Institute), Mark Armstrong (University of Oxford), Alessandro Gavazza (LSE), Luis Cabral (NYU), Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez (VU Amsterdam), Tommaso Valletti (Imperial College London), Xavier Vives (IESE), and Massimo Filippini (ETH Zürich).

WIPE Awards During the 10th WIPE the Department of Economics will award the young researcher presenting the best paper of the workshop. Furthermore, the Chair for the Promotion of Firm Innovation will award the young researcher presenting the best paper on R&D and innovation.

Members of Scientific Committee are Susana Iranzo (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili), Carolina Manzano (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili), María José Pérez (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili) and Mercedes Teruel (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili).

Members of Local Organising Committee are Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili), José Manuel Giménez Gómez (ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili), and Eulàlia Torner (staff ECO-SOS, Universitat Rovira i Virgili).

Contact us at eco-sos(ELIMINAR)@urv.cat for any queries about the workshop.

See all of you at the special 10th WIPE next February 2022!


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