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The ASSET Annual Conference of Theoretical Economists will be held this year at the University of Alicante

The ASSET Annual Conference of Theoretical Economists will be held this year at the University of Alicante

Alicante, 26 October 2010

The Department of Economic Analysis at the University of Alicante organizes the Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern European Economic theorists (ASSET 2010), held at the University of Alicante on 29th and 30th October. The UA department is responsible for organizing the Congress of Economic Theory, which starts annually by the Association of Theoretical Economics southeast Europe (ASSET), Congress was already organizing in 1996.

The objective of the conference is to exchange knowledge between specialists in theoretical economics, and create a network that extends throughout the Mediterranean for the promotion and exchange of ideas. On this occasion, there are a total of 199 articles in various topics of economics, which must be added the two plenary sessions."Equilibrium models of the marriage market" is the first of the plenary lectures will be delivered on Friday, October 29 by Pierre-Andre Chiappori (Columbia University). The second of these, run by Ines Macho-Stadler (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) and is entitled "Sharing the surplus: Shapley values for Environments with externalities."

During the development of Congress, for which they are confirmed the attendance of 235 delegates, will delve into issues such as social choice, social networks, industrial organization, macroeconomics and econometrics.

Two prizes will be delivered within the international meeting. The best paper presented at the Congress by a young researcher will be the subject of the Prix Louis-André Gérard-Varet Prize, an award that gives the ASSET with the aim of promoting research efforts among young people, and is rewarded with 1,000 euros and diploma delivery.The winner will be proclaimed on 30 October. In addition, you will have the first edition of the Urrutia Elejalde Foundation (FUE) Diversity Research Prize. This award is being granted an experienced researcher and award the variety in quality research.

The purpose of the Association of theoretical economy of southeast Europe (ASSET), which consists of departments and economic research centers across the Mediterranean, with http://homepages.econ.ucy.ac.cy/asset/ website is to promote development among the institutions participating in programs seeking economic problems known international quality standards in quantitative economics and econometrics. To this end, the group promotes interaction between researchers in institutions, especially community radio stations in Southeastern Europe and Mediterranean, and organizes events to facilitate the exchange of ideas.

ASSET 2010 will be developed on 29 and 30 October in Lecture II of the campus of San Vicente del Raspeig.

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