Congratulations to Stephen Redding who has been appointed as Programme Director of the International Trade and Investment programme at the National Bureau for Economic Research.
After more than 30 years of service, Professor Richard Portes, the founder and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, has decided to step down from his remaining executive responsibilities at CEPR in order to devote more time to his research and policy activities.
• In June the €-coin indicator rose, for the first time since January, reaching 0.29 from 0.26 in May.
EABCN is seeking a new Vice Chair for its Scientific Committee. Follow this link for more information about the position and the application process.
Every week CEPR offers one of its latest Discussion Papers free for download. The free paper for the week ending 12/06/2016 is "The effects of banning advertising in junk food markets" by Pierre Dubois, Rachel Griffith and Martin O'Connell
In May €-coin fell slightly, to 0.26 from 0.28 in April, recording its fourth consecutive decline.
Each year, an article from each American Economic Journal is selected from nominated articles for the AEJ Best Paper Award. This year it has been awarded to "Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service" by Carol Propper, Martin Gaynor and Rodrigo Moreno-Serra
In April €-coin again fell slightly, to 0.28 from 0.34 in March, reaching levels similar to those recorded last year in March.
The Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize is awarded biennially by the Northwestern University. The winner is awarded a $200,000 stipend for their contribution to economics.
CEPR is looking to recruit a dynamic, dedicated individual with an interest in cutting-edge, policy-relevant research in development economics for a full-time Research Officer position within its Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) programme.

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