Area Business Cycle Network Grant
The Euro Area
Business Cycle Network (EABCN) provides a forum for the better
understanding of the Euro area business cycle, linking academic
researchers and researchers in central banks and other policy
institutions involved in the empirical analysis of the Euro
area business cycle. Further information about the EABCN can
be found on www.eabcn.org.
Beginning in 2006 the EABCN will award an annual grant to
a PhD student with the aim of fostering and promoting research
on empirical analysis of Euro Area Business Cycle and quantitative
analyses on European data. Each grant will be for €5000
and is awarded with the intent that the student will write
a scientific paper with a theme related to the work of the
For 2006 only, an additional grant will be awarded specifically
to support work on real-time data analysis, and in particular
based on the euro-area Real Time
Database of the EABCN.
PhD students who wish to apply to both grants should send
a motivated and detailed proposal by
the 31st October 2006 to email@example.com.
The proposals will be selected by Scientific Committee of
the EABCN on the basis of their interest and originality,
with the award made by the 15th December 2006.
The student that receives the grant will be required to provide
a first draft of the paper by the summer of 2007 for an intermediate
evaluation. The work should be completed by the end of 2007
and should be presented by the author at an EABCN network
event. The grant will be awarded as follows: €1500 when
the grant is awarded, €1500 after the first evaluation
and €2000 after completion. If the final work satisfies
the quality requirement set by the Scientific Committee, the
paper will be published in the EABCN/CEPR discussion paper
series and advertised as such on the EABCN webpage.