Professors Luis Antonio López Santiago (University of Castilla-La Mancha), Ana Serrano González (University of Zaragoza) and Alberto Franco Solís (University of Extremadura) have organized a special session at the XLV Regional Studies Meeting (International Conference on Regional Science ). This session is entitled “Input-output and CGE models for the analysis of the environmental sustainability of the regions”.
The deadline for the presentation of abstracts is May 15. You can find all the information in this LINK
The draft of the Input – Output book entitle “Handbook on Supply, Use and Input – Output Tables with Extensions and Applications” is available on the UNSD website for global consultation. Reviews and comments can be sent until October 6 on the website
The modelling team at OECD Environment Directorate is looking for 5 modeller consultants to help with the following ongoing projects related to our in-house ENV-Linkages model (see our website www.oecd.org/environment/modelling for more details on our modelling projects and the tools we use), to be carried out between August and December 2017:
Contribute to the implementation of waste and recycling activities;
Contribute to the specification of the costs and benefits of investments in materials efficiency;
Contribute to the specification of a simple climate module that considers the global temperature effects both greenhouse gas and aerosol (air pollutant) emissions;
Contribute to the specification of transport modalities and options for decarbonisation in the transport sector;
Specification of environmental impacts and employment in mineral extraction sectors.
The modalities of the contract can be determined in mutual agreement, and could entail one of the following: a temporary assignment as an internal consultant at OECD Headquarters in Paris; a contract for intellectual services as an external consultant; or a secondment from a Ministry or research institute. Remuneration is according to the OECD guidelines and depends on the level of expertise of the candidate. Candidates need to be a national of an OECD member country.
Interested candidates from OECD member countries are asked to send a CV and a letter of intent, indicating which tasks they want to be considered for and what work modality would be possible for them, before 31 July 2017 to and
We must congratulate the team of the JRC in Seville for the award received ” for outstanding group contributions to the GTAP Data Base” For collaborating on the incorporation of the 28 EU I-O tables for the GTAP Data Base.