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MICRO-DYN Summer School 2010: Firm-level analysis of innovation, competitiveness and employment

September 06-10, 2010 in Cambridge

Call for Applications

The MICRO-DYN consortium organizes a second summer school dedicated to firm-level analysis of innovation, competitiveness and employment. It will take place September 06–10, 2010 at the JUDGE Business School Cambridge, United Kingdom. There will be half-day sessions devoted to methodological training in panel data analysis and half-day sessions dedicated to the presentation of research results both by young researchers and project participants to the research areas of MICRO-DYN.

The half-day sessions devoted to methodological training are organized as follows:

SESSION 1: "”Econometrics of Public Policy Evaluation" T. Brodaty (ERUDITE)
SESSION 2: "”Econometrics of Production" J.-Huiban (ERUDITE, Micro-Dyn)
SESSION 3: "”Econometrics of Innovation" E. DUGUET (EPEE)
SESSION 4: "”Models of Discrete Choice" P. Gaubert (ERUDITE)

There will also be a “best paper award” of 500 euro to a young researcher. Participants will have the benefit of interacting in a small group environment with well-known experts in the field of micro-economic data analysis, having their own research thoroughly discussed and the opportunity to establish longer-term research network contacts.

Applications to participate at this Summer School should be sent by July 15th, 2010. Applicants are required to download, fill in and send the application form below, together with a letter of motivation, their CV and a research paper or extended abstract to: Ronald Hartwig.

The topic of the paper should match the thematic orientation of the project and its Work Packages. It is expected that the paper will be completed and submitted before the start of the School.

For the accepted participants from the MICRO-DYN consortium, travel, accommodation and subsistence costs will be covered.

There are also funds to cover the costs for participants from other institutions, but these will be restricted to accommodation and subsistence expenditures. There are no additional fees to be paid for attending the summer school.

List of MICRO-DYN Work Packages:
WP 1: Exploring knowledge and innovation activities of European firms
WP 2: Innovation, competitiveness and the dynamics of market structure
WP 3: Firms and European job and productivity dynamics
WP 4: Business environment and regional dynamics
WP 5: Internationalisation of corporate activity and competitiveness of the European economy

Download Info Sheet and Application form
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