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.
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 PhDemail@example.com, 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.
Miguel Portela (University of Minho) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ziad Ghandour (University of Minho) – PhD Student