Call for paper: Second Annual Meeting of the EPRG, June 7, 2014

Call for Paper Proposals for the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group (EPRG)

In Honor of Marilda Sotomayor on her 70th Birthday

Dear members and friends of the Economics and Politics Research Group (EPRG), it is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to submit paper proposals for our Second Annual Meeting to be held on June 07, 2014 at the University of Brasilia. This second Annual Meeting honors professor Marilda Sotomayor on the occasion of her 70th Birthday.

We are looking for papers that cut across the fields of political science, economics, law and sociology. Papers from other disciplines of the social sciences relating politics and economics are very welcome.

Paper proposals should include a title and a summary of about 250 words. Proposals should be sent to the following email with a copy to and to no later than May 21. Decisions about paper acceptance will be sent on May 28.

Please kindly announce the event to your colleagues. Thanks again for you interest in the EPRG. We are looking forward to receiving your paper proposals.

Warmest regards,

Bernardo Mueller, Marcelo Medeiros, Mathieu Turgeon, Mauricio Bugarin and Roberto Ellery

The Organizing Committee

Chamada para submissão de artigo para o Segundo Encontro Anual do Economics and Politics Research Group

Em Homenagem à Professora Marilda Sotomayor por ocasião de seu 70o. Aniversário

Estimados membros e amigos do EPRG, temos o prazer de convidá-los a submeter suas pesquisas para apresentação no Segundo Encontro Anual do Economics and Politics Research Group, a ser realizado na Universidade de Brasília no sábado, dia 7 de junho de 2014. Este encontro homenageará a professora Marilda Sotomayor, por ocasião de seu 70o. aniversário.

Assim como no primeiro encontro, estamos interessados em pesquisas que se situam na interseção da política com a economia, a sociologia ou o direito. Pesquisas em outras áreas das ciências sociais que se relacionem com as áreas de política e economia são bem-vindas.

Para submeter sua pesquisa, por favor envie um resumo estendido de aproximadamente 250 palavras para o endereço eletrônico: email com cópia para e para até o dia 21 de maio. Os trabalhos selecionados serão divulgados no dia 28 de maio.

Pedimos a gentileza de divulgar este convite. Agradecemos seu interesse e seu constante apoio ao EPRG. Aguardamentos sua proposta.


Bernardo Mueller, Marcelo Medeiros, Mathieu Turgeon, Mauricio Bugarin and Roberto Ellery

Comissão Organizadora do Evento


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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