Daniela Solá, Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, has been awarded the Juan Luis Londoño Prize

Daniela Solá, Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, has been awarded the Juan Luis Londoño Prize at the LACEA-LAMES annual meeting for her paper titled “Brother votes for brother: The effects of Pentecostal political influence in Brazil”

More details on the prize are available here.

Juan J Dolado will give a talk 09/27/2023, at the conference organized by the Confederation of Spanish Scientific Societies (COSCE).

On Wednesday, September 27, 2023, Juan J Dolado will give a presentation, on behalf of the Spanish Economics Association (SAE), at the annual conference (Societies Day) of the Confederation of Spanish Scientific Societies (COSCE). This year’s theme is Humans and Machines: Opportunities and Challenges for Spanish Science (attached programme).

Date: September 27, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m./6:30 p.m.

 

Best-Paper Award at the annual meetings organized by the European Association of Young Economists

The paper ‘Cash Transfers and Fertility: From Short to Long -run‘ by  Lidia Cruces and F. Javier Rodríguez -Roman (UC3M PhDs) obtained the Best-Paper Award at  the annual meetings organized by the European Association of Young Economists in Turin (6-8 September 2023. SMYE 2023).

The paper quantifies the short and long run effects of family policies on the fertility rate using the life cycle model of labor supply and fertility decisions calibrated to the Spanish Economy. The paper concludes that the coexistence of permanent and temporary labor contracts in Spain raises the costs of child-related career interruptions and depresses fertility

MIBEL Prize: Research on the energy transition

The paper “Market Power and Price Exposure: Learning from Changes in Renewable Energy Regulation” (Natalia Fabra and Imelda, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Forthcoming) has been the winner of the 2nd Edition of MIBEL Prize.

This prize awards the best academic research on the Iberian Electricity Market and the energy transition.
The ceremony will take place on June 6, 2023, at the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC).

Read the paper here.
Press release (in Spanish) here.
Acceptance speech (in Spanish) here.

Florencia Airaudo finalist of the Young Economist Price ( European Central Bank)

The selected finalists will have the unique opportunity to attend the ECB Forum on Central Banking from 26 to 28 June 2023. Their research papers will be available on the ECB’s website and will be shared with all Forum participants, including policymakers, top academics and market economists from around the world.

Florencia submitted her Paper: “Exit strategies from quantitative easing: the role of the fiscal-monetary Policy mix

“I study quantitative tightening (QT) policies in a model for the US. I find that the macroeconomic impact of QT hinges on the fiscal-monetary policy mix. QT contributes to faster disinflation but only under the appropriate fiscal framework to stabilize the public debt.”