Call for papers: XXVII Meeting on Public Economics, Barcelona, Spain


XXVII Meeting on Public Economics


The Department of Economics at the University of Barcelona and the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) are pleased to announce the holding of the XXVII Meeting on Public Economics in Barcelona from 23 to 24 January 2020. The scientific and organizing committees invite you to submit your research papers in all areas of Public Economics until 18 October 2019 using the link at the Conference Maker which you can find in the Meeting’s web page (

Similar to previous editions of this Meeting, a Thematic Session on Teaching Public Economics will be incorporated in the Meeting programme and linked to the e-journal.

In addition, for those participants interested in specific themes related to evaluation and/or would like to attend sessions exclusively in English, a Workshop on Public Policies: Inequality of Opportunity will be held simultaneously which will present research work in the area of public policy and inequality.

For more information, please visit:

Important dates:

18 October 2019: Deadline for submission of papers

19 November 2019: Notification of paper acceptance/rejection

2 December 2019: Deadline for early registration (with reduced fee)

20 December 2019: Release of provisional programme

16 January 2020: Close of registration

Institut d’Economia de Barcelona

Universitat de Barcelona

Fac. d’Economia i Empresa

C/ John M. Keynes, 1-11

08034 Barcelona (Spain)

Tel.: + 34 93 403 46 46


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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