Weekly Announcements – May 17, 2010

Here are the latest announcements from SSRN:

Announcing 2 New and 1 Upgraded ERN Research Paper Series Journals

We are pleased to announce that Norges Bank has started an ERN Government & Public Agency Research Paper Series; Universidad Icesi Department of Economics has started an Economics Departments Research Papers series, both within the Economics Research Network (ERN). MIT Economics Department has upgraded its MIT Economics Department Research Papers from a basic series to a full series, within Economics Departments Research Papers, which includes, but is not limited to, a customized abstracting eJournal distributed to SSRN subscribers.

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Norges-Bank.html

Norges Bank is Norway’s central bank. The Bank shall promote economic stability in Norway. Norges Bank has executive and advisory responsibilities in the area of monetary policy and is responsible for promoting robust and efficient payment systems and financial markets. Norges Bank manages Norway’s foreign exchange reserves and the Government Pension Fund – Global.

Norges Bank Working Papers cover theoretical and empirical research on monetary policy issues, financial markets and asset management. Views and conclusions expressed in working papers are the responsibility of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of Norges Bank.

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/U-Icesi-Economics.html

Icesi University was founded in 1978 as a non-profit organization. The institution was established by the needs of the region’s leading private companies as a response to the future needs of highly qualified professionals. The university offers programs knowledge in the areas of administration, finance, economics, marketing, humanities, engineering, natural sciences and health.

The Economics Department at Icesi University is ranked among the top ten Economics Departments in Colombia. One of the keys to success is driven by the use of active learning methodologies in Economics. The Economics Research Working Papers published by the Economics Department, focus on the areas of Economic Education, Public Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization and Quantitative methods. The papers are published electronically either available online or through email distribution.

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/MIT-Economics-DEPT.html
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For over a century, the Department of Economics at MIT has played a leading role in economics education, research, and public service. Its working paper series reflects these roles and values.

Announcing New LSN Medical-Legal Studies Sponsored Subject Matter

We are pleased to announce a new Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal — Medical-Legal Studies eJournal, sponsored by the Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine & Law.

View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Medical-Legal-Studies.html
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Editor: Marshall B. Kapp, Director, Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine & Law

Sponsor: The Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, http://med.fsu.edu/medicinelaw, is a joint effort of the Florida State University College of Medicine and College of Law. The mission of the Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine & Law is to identify and facilitate (through education, the conduct and dissemination of scholarship, and performance of service activities) opportunities for members of the medical and legal professions, working together and with others, to foster improvements in the quality of life enjoyed by individuals and to promote public health in Florida, the United States, and globally.

Description: This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts relating to the interplay of medicine and law, with particular attention to actual and potential interaction between the medical and legal professions. This eJournal distributes contributions that identify and analyze the legal, social, economic, and psychological aspects of contemporary issues on which there may be tension between physicians (and other health care providers) and attorneys. This eJournal also is interested in discussion of issues presenting opportunities for positive collaboration between the medical and legal professions. Representative topics might include: health care reform; the availability, affordability, and quality of health care; patient safety; legal services to medical patients; end-of-life medical care; and the medical malpractice system and alternative dispute resolution proposals.