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Archive for 2011

Nobel Laureate Prof. Thomas Sargent

Is it the time for European fiscal union?

Today is a historic day for Europe, the European Union and, more particularly the Eurozone. European citizens hope that the European Council today will go down in history as the beginning of the end of the 21st century euro crisis, and not as a day of missed opportunity. If this is the beginning of the end, it will be because today the European Council…

Applications by Gender and Discipline

Applications to the Max Weber Programme over time

The 2011 deadline for applications for the Max Weber Programme for the academic year 2012-2013 has recently passed. There is a steady increase in the number of applications until 2010 when they peaked at 1139 and then declined in 2011 by 10.3%.

[singlepic id=76 w=250 h=220 float=center]The decrease from European candidates has […]

Survey on Research Funding

Survey on Research Funding for the Social Sciences in Europe

News from the Academic Careers Observatory:
Survey on Research Funding for the Social Sciences in Europe
By Igor Guardiancich, ACO, MWP


In 2010-11, the MWP-ACO, in collaboration with the European Economic Association, the European Sociological Association and the European Consortium for Political Research, carried out separate surveys of economists, sociologists and political scientists. The survey […]