As most anthropologists know, when winter turn into spring, the CERE researchers conduct their yearly ritual in the Swedish mountains, called the Ammarnäs Workshop. The most significant feature of this ritual is that, unlike most gatherings within academia, it manly focuses on the work done by the junior members of the tribe – the so called Ph.D and Post-Doc researchers.
Economic research at Umeå University receives 20 million sek. The University believes three focal areas are particularly well equipped to become a competitiveness force. Four projects will therefore share the money, one of these is CERE.