June 27th,28th,29th, 2017
Bogotá, Colombia

The Economics Department at Javeriana University and the Colombian Central Bank are delighted to host their first workshop on urban and regional economics to be held in Bogota, Colombia, the 27th,28th, and 29th of June 2017. The workshop aims to provide researchers with a space for presenting and discussing research on urban and regional economics.


Date and Location:
June 27-29,2017
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Bogotá, Colombia
Carrera 7 No. 40B-36
(57-1) 3208320 ext. 5164-5180
Email: workshopeconomia@javeriana.edu.co

Important Dates:
Submission opens February 1st,2017 and ends March 15, 2017
Conference program: will be published on May 15, 2017
Registration opens from May 2nd, 2017

Alex Anas, professor of economics at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Anas' research interests over the years have spanned theoretical, empirical and applied urban economics. His publications have contributed to understanding dynamic land use adjustment with durable housing and the abandonment of housing in central cities, the effects of transportation including public transportation on property values and urban land use, the effects of traffic congestion and congestion pricing on land use, dynamic housing market models, the effects of regulations on the housing market, models with dispersed jobs and residences, theories of systems of cities with intercity trade, urban agglomeration, ethnic segregation and ghettos, and the beneficial effects of urban sprawl.
Web Page:
Esteban A. Rossi-Hansberg, Professor of Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg performs research in macroeconomics, international trade, and urban economics. His research focuses on the internal structure of cities, the distribution of economic activity in space, economic growth and the size distribution of cities, the effect of offshoring on wage inequality, the role on information technology on wages and organization, and firm dynamics and the size distribution of firms. Rossi-Hansberg was a faculty member in the Economics Department at Stanford University. He is a research fellow in the NBER and the CEPR. Ph.D. University of Chicago.
Web Page: https://www.princeton.edu/~erossi/


Getting to Venues:

The Javeriana University can be easily reached from different parts of the city by taxi. Some of the conference hotels are located within walking distance from the University.
It is recommended to request a taxi at the airport service or in the hotel. All taxis have taximeters, from the airport to Javeriana the fee rate is approx. $35.000.COP


We recommend the following nice hotels close to the venue with different rates:
Hotel Viaggio Urbano    
Ibis Bogotá Museo
Hotel L-Etoile Universidad Javeriana

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Program committee:

David Castells-Quintana,
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

Ana María Díaz,
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Paula Herrera-Idárraga,
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Andrés Rosas,
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Guillermo Sinisterra,
Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración.

Registration and prices

Early Registration: May 2-15, 2017
Regular Participants: 150 USD
Students: 75 USD*

Late Registration: May 16-June 23, 2017
Regular Participants: 200 USD
Students: 100 USD*

*Students must send a certificate to: workshopeconomia@javeriana.edu.co

You will receive, 4 days after registration, an email with a link to download and pay the registration fee.

Registration includes the right to attend the presentations, coffee breaks, lunches, the welcome cocktail and the farewell dinner.

Registration Form
Registration will be open after May 2nd.


Call for Paper
and Submissions

The deadline for submiting papers for the Javeriana/Banrep: First Workshop on Urban and Regional Economics has been extended until next 16th April, 2017. If you would like to submit your paper or extended abstract (400 words) please send it to workshopeconomia@javeriana.edu.co

Notification of acceptance
will be sent by May 1st


Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas - Cra.7 No.40B-36 Piso 8 Edificio No.20 Jorge Hoyos Vásquez, S.J.- Tels: (571) 320 8320 Ext. 3156 - 5124 - 5140 - 5093