Call for papers for the First Annual Meeting of the EPRG

First Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group

Saturday, September 21, 2013
10am – 4pm
IPOL/UnB

Dear member of the Economics and Politics Research Group, EPRG.

We are now receiving submissions for the First Annual Meeting of the EPRG. We will have two sessions, one from 10am to 12pm and the other from 2pm to 4pm. If you are interested in presenting your research to the group, please write to bugarin.mauricio@gmail.com with the title of your presentation and the corresponding paper, if available.

Please let us know about your interest ASAP and don’t miss the chance to make a presentation at our historical first meeting!

The event schedule is:
10am-12pm: Opening statement and first session of paper presentation. 12pm-1:50pm: Lunch meeting: discussions on the forthcoming activities of the group. 1:50pm: Group picture.
2pm-4pm: Second session of paper presentation.

We look forward to your submissions and to seeing you at the event. Best regards,

Mauricio Bugarin, leader
Paulo Britto, co-leader
Economics and Politics Research Group

201308 EPRG First Annual Meeting

About Mauricio Bugarin

Mauricio Soares Bugarin is full professor at the Economics Department of the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997 and is currently Leader of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB). From 2006 to 2011 he was full professor of Economics at Insper Institute, São Paulo, Brazil, where he served as the director of undergraduate studies in Economics and created the joint degree program in Economics and Business Administration. Prof. Bugarin is a research fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) and served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Latin American Chapter of the Econometric Society from 2007 to 2011. He has produced numerous research articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Oxford Academic Papers, Public Choice, and Social Choice and Welfare; a book on the control of public expenditure in Brazil published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; several academic book chapters; and has received several academic prizes including Brazilian National Treasure Secretariat Prizes (Public Finance), a National Health Economics Prize, and the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for the best article in Economics published in a year by a Brazilian author. Prof. Bugarin’s main interests include public economics, public finance and the relationship between economics and politics. He regularly teaches PhD courses in game theory and mechanism design, the economics of incentives and information and positive political economics.
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