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Me, after six months. - Friday, July 8th 2005 6:47 PM
Months have passed and my silence has worried some of my previous readers. I know I don't have any now, but I still felt like writing today. Today I received a communication...
The results have arrived with a new-year resolution - Friday, December 31st 2004 2:49 PM
Yes. I have finally officially graduated from the MSc in Economics. Yesterday the results arrived. I was expecting some sort of diploma, not just the grades. But anyways, right...
Supply and demand of lecturers... in Colombia - Monday, December 20th 2004 9:00 PM
      Last week I was revising the problem of the limited horizons of research in Colombia. I was discussing this with my boyfriend (also an economist) and...
Tag Board Off - Sunday, December 12th 2004 10:19 AM
After several weeks banning different IP addressess trying to control the flood of spam I was getting on my tagboard, I decided to turn it off, given that my host managers...
Economic Research in Colombia - Saturday, December 11th 2004 11:46 AM
One of the first things to do in any research is to revise previous literature on the subject. It's amazing to find hundreds of different perspectives on the subject I’m...
My first couple of days at work - Thursday, December 2nd 2004 11:00 PM
Two days at work have come and gone. What I really like about my job is how un-stressing it is: Would you agree that economic research is not stressing at all? So far, so...
Just a short post... - Tuesday, November 30th 2004 5:20 PM
To tell you I have not written because I'm waiting for my big day tomorrow at work. I am also very happy to tell you I have been given a position as a part-time lecturer...
What I had to go through to start working. - Thursday, November 25th 2004 9:20 AM
Finally my forced holiday is over. Even if I had got a job several weeks ago, only until next week I will be able to start working. The whole hiring process was unbelievable...
What I had to go through to start working. - Thursday, November 25th 2004 9:20 AM
Finally my forced holiday is over. Even if I had got a job several weeks ago, only until next week I will be able to start working. The whole hiring process was unbelievable...
Economía y Política en Colombia - Monday, November 22nd 2004 1:35 PM
Este tema sobre ética y economía ha tenido una buena acogida y no podía dejar de responder a los diferentes mensajes. En particular, considero que el comentario de...
Powerful unethical economics - Thursday, November 18th 2004 10:48 AM
Even if non-economists would not believe this, economic papers, theories and decisions unleash ferocious passion among economists, just like religion and politics do...
How I ended up studying Economics, but practicing everything else. - Saturday, November 13th 2004 11:40 AM
In previous posts, I have talked about what motivated me to study Economics. What you don't know yet is how I ended up studying it. Back in secondary school, I was an excellent...
Economizar palabras - Wednesday, November 10th 2004 12:32 PM
Tanto ustedes como yo se preguntan la razón de tan pocas entradas en las últimas semanas. Frente a eso solo puedo responder que me hace falta inspiración, pues esto de estar...
Using feelings, not economics, for choosing a job. - Sunday, October 31st 2004 8:27 PM
I must accept I have been very lucky in this whole job search. At the end of last week I had three offers, and I had to make a choice so I could start on tuesday. Choices....
Economics for looking for a job - Monday, October 25th 2004 2:05 PM
Last weekend was a long one because Monday was a bank holiday. This gave me plenty of time to recover from the Swiss fraud and start over: I kind of turned the page by writing...
My reply - Tuesday, October 19th 2004 12:19 PM
Santafe de Bogotá 19th of October 2004.   Dear Professor X and Institute Y:   I have taken a few days in order to write this reply to your last email, because...
The swiss mirage. - Friday, October 15th 2004 3:16 PM
When the people from Switzerland replied to my yes that they "would let me know whether or not I was going to be chosen for the job" I feared they were going to reject me at the...
Colombia is saying "No" whilst I say "Yes" to Switzerland. - Tuesday, October 12th 2004 3:07 PM
Indeed, I said yes to Switzerland... partly because Colombia seems to be saying "No" to me. Just as I arrived, an opportunity arised in the Ministry of Finance. I got the...
Results of my visit to Switzerland. - Saturday, October 9th 2004 12:57 PM
After a couple of days back in my country I have finally found this quiet time to sit and think. As I said a couple of days ago, I decided I was going to go...
My decision - Tuesday, October 5th 2004 8:39 AM
After pondering for over a week, I have reached a decision: I am going to Switzerland. More about this in a couple of days, when I will be back in my country. Sorry for...
Bye bye London. - Sunday, September 19th 2004 11:34 PM
Today was my last day as a student in London. I guess I am really tired today after all the packing and etc, plus the emotional stress that means having reached the end of this...
Failure and Success - Friday, September 17th 2004 4:15 PM
Failure: I had my last meeting with my supervisor today; as I had immagined, he hadn't read my dissertation, so in the end he just skimmed it with me, whilst I was giving my...
The inner motivations - Thursday, September 16th 2004 2:00 PM
Once again my boyfriend and I talked about my reasons to do the Ph.D in Switzerland. And once again my MSc and all that has happened seems to determine my decision to go...
Advantages and disadvantages - Wednesday, September 15th 2004 6:10 PM
Today is the day it seems... no internet at home. My login and password still work in the computers of the cluster room, but I don't know how long... by monday I will no longer...
It seems I won't get a break. - Tuesday, September 14th 2004 12:25 PM
As a reply to my "Secondary Acknowledgements", Stygius suggested my I should get a break from Economics. I couldn't agree more, I recognize my MSc studies have...