GDN's 2013 Global Research Competition

The Global Development Network (GDN) is offering researchers from developing countries and transition economies the opportunity to receive grants of up to US$ 32,000. If you have an interesting inter-regional/cross-country research idea and are interested in working with peers from around the world, then apply on the GDN website for the 2013 Global Research Competition. Competition Themes are: Inclusive and Sustainable Growth; Food Security; Political, Economic and Social Transformations.

wiiw Job Opening

The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) is looking for an economist who will strengthen wiiw's expertise in macroeconomic analysis, on Turkey and with an interest in the EU Neighbourhood.

For more information please download wiiw's job advertisement.

Olga Radzyner Award 2013

The Oesterreichische Nationalbank has a long tradition of supporting science and academic research. In this spirit, the OeNB introduced the Olga Radzyner Award, which is bestowed on excellent young economists from Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe and which commemorates Olga Radzyner, former Head of the OeNB’s Foreign Research Division. The submitted work should be in the form of a working paper or a scientific article and should focus on European economic integration. Four applicants younger than 35 are to receive a single payment of EUR 3,000 each.

For more details please visit the following OeNB link.

EUROPP Blog

A blog version of the wiiw working paper No. 93 on 'The Determinants of Income Polarization on the Household and Country Level across the EU' was published at LSE's EUROPP – European Politics and Policy Blog. The very friendly and highly professional LSE blog editors encourage submissions of posts.

New wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Papers

The wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Papers series announces the publication of several new downloadable working papers. Starting with the number 99, they were written in the framework of the latest wiiw GDN-SEE&CIS research competition. The overarching topic was about "Crisis Effects: Growth Prospects, Social Impact and Policy Responses in SEE and CIS".