16. March 2014

2015 Conference - Call For Papers - NEW DEADLINE

“Services, Natural Resources and Trade Patterns in Latin America”

Submission new deadline: April 15, 2015

This Call for Papers invites researchers to submit a paper for one of the four following tracks, which may be considered as maturity stages regarding the incorporation of services into natural resources:
a) Infrastructure services and commodity exports. 
b) Incorporation of specialised services to upgrade (processed) natural resources.
c) Development of specialised services linked to exports of (processed) commodities. 
d) Public policies for the development of specialized service providers.
Papers must be submitted electronically before April 15th, 2015 to redlas@decon.edu.uy. The best papers will receive partial financial support to participate at the conference. On April 25 we will notify the authors on the accepted papers for presentation at the conference. 
On the day after the conference, PhD and Master students working on themes related to the conference will have the opportunity to present their work. Special consideration will be given to papers which focus on the main themes (b) and (c). Papers should be submitted before April 15th to dolopez@uchile.cl. The best presentation will receive an award.
The academic selection selection committee for the papers of the main conference includes: Jorge Arbache (University of Brasilia); Pablo García (IADB); Gabriel Gari (Queen Mary, London); Alfredo Hualde (Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico); Nanno Mulder (ECLAC); Maria Savona (University of Sussex), Karina Stark (Duke University); Marcel Vaillant (Universidad de la República, Uruguay) and Isidoro Hodara (Universidad ORT, Uruguay).
The selection committee for student presentations includes Dorotea Lopez (University of Chile); Felipe Muñoz (University of Chile) and Francisco Prieto (University of Chile).
Local organizers: Marcel Vaillant (dECON, Universidad de la República); Isidoro Hodara (Universidad ORT).
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