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Workshop I PhD Programme in Economics Back

Friday, 6/16/2017    University of Minho - Campus de Gualtar | EEG
phd workshop in economics
The Directing Committee of the PhD in Economics, jointly offered by the University of Minho (UMinho) and the University of Coimbra (UC), is pleased to announce the “Fifth PhD Student Workshop in Economics” on the 16th of June 2017.

Articles in all related fields of Economics will be considered. The workshop accepts articles by PhD students from Portuguese and foreign universities, and will consist of oral presentations of selected papers followed by a discussion by the attendees. Sessions will take place at the School of Economics and Management (UMinho). Papers and oral presentations should be in English.

The 14th
NIPE’s Summer School and PhD workshop will be offered sequentially. From June 12th to 14th, Professor Roger Koenker from Universidade de Illinois will give a three-day based on different course outlines in “Advances in Quantile Regression”.

Applications to the workshop

Applications should be sent to, including a full paper or extended abstract enclosed with a short CV of the presenter(s). The deadline for submission is the 8th of May 2017 and decisions will be announced before May 19th, 2017.


09:00 to 09:30 – Registration and welcome reception of the participants
09:30 to 10:30 – Plenary session "The decreasing returns of serial acquirers around the world", by Gilberto Loureiro, winners of the 2016 EEG Research Award
10:30 to 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 to 12:30 – Morning session
12:30 to 14:00 – Lunch
14:00 to 15:30 – Afternoon sessions
15:30 to 16:00 – Coffee break
16:00 to 17:30 – Afternoon sessions
17:30 – City Tour


No fees will be charged.


Local expenses and travelling costs will not be covered.

Organizing committee

Miguel Portela (University of Minho) –

Ziad Ghandour (University of Minho) – PhD Student
Miguel Ângelo Reis Portela
Escola de Economia e Gestão
Universidade do Minho
Telefone: 253 601910
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phd workshop in economics