Bulletin Board: Conferences, Jobs, Prizes


2020 ASSA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA
The 2020 Annual Meeting of the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) will take place January 3-5, 2020 in San Diego, California, USA. Registration is now open. See preliminary program, job placement and interviewing information, housing information, and registration form here.

2020 SIOE Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The 2020 Conference of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE) will take place at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, on June 18-20, 2020. Details will be provided later.


Universities of Milan, Rijeka, and Maastricht
Six doctoral research positions in law, ethics, and economics for sustainable development are being offered. Students will carry out a three-year multidisciplinary research project, based at more than one participating university. See the call for applications and course website here. All work is in English, and the first year of the program will be based in Milan.The deadline to apply is October 14, 2019. Submit application through the University of Milan submission system.

Becker Friedman Institute, University of Chicago, USA
The Becker Friedman Institute offers one-year and two-year pre- and postdoctoral positions to young scholars who demonstrate the ability to generate outstanding research in economics. Candidates must have completed their doctorate within the past three years or be in the final year of their doctoral studies. Candidates should be proposed by faculty under whom they have studied. Nominations should include the candidate's CV, letters of reference, an outline of the areas of economics and related fields that are of primary interest, and a brief description of current research and the research project to be explored. See details. Nominations will be accepted on a continuous basis.


SIOE (formerly ISNIE) Awards
SIOE (ISNIE) is awarding four prizes in institutional and organizational economics on a continuing basis. They are named for four Nobel laureates closely linked to the Society:

Ronald Coase Best Dissertation Award (annual)

Oliver Williamson Best Conference Paper Award - for the best paper delivered at the SIOE conference (annual).

Douglass North Best Paper or Book Award - for the best research in institutional and organizational economics published during the previous two years (biennial)

Elinor Ostrom Lifetime Achievement Award - for sustained significant academic contributions to the field (biennial)


The Economic Analysis of Law Review
The current issue of The Economic Analysis of Law Review is available online in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and EconLit now includes this journal in its index. Editor Ivo T. Gico Jr. (2008 Beijing workshop alumnus) invites you to submit for review your papers that apply economic analysis or related methodologies to study legal issues through innovative perspectives.

The International Journal of Sustainable Real Estate and Construction Economics
Editor in chief Rita Li (2008 Philipines workshop alumna) invites Coase Institute workshop participants and alumni to submit for review their papers that deal with sustainable real estate and economics, emphasizing the application of economic theory. See details.

Also see Research Requests.