Following the success of the inaugural Symposium of Junior Researchers in 2015, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Symposium of Junior Researchers of the Royal Economic Society. The Symposium will take place on Thursday 24 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton, on the day after the 2016 RES Annual Conference.
This event is organised by research students for research students and junior researchers, with the support of the Royal Economic Society. Its objectives are to bring together students at all stages of their theses and to foster discussion and dissemination of research in all areas of economics.
The 2nd Symposium of Junior Researchers of the Royal Economic Society event is a one-day conference for junior researchers on Thursday 24 March 2016, which will follow the 2016 RES Annual Conference. The main objective of the Symposium is to bring together young economists at different stages of their research and to foster discussion and dissemination in all areas of economics.
We invite submissions of papers from PhD students and early career researchers in any field of economics.
Deadline for the submission of papers is 15th January 2016. Submission of papers must be done via the link available on the conference webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/resjunsym/submissions.
The keynote lecture will be given by Professor Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford).
In addition to parallel sessions with discussion, there will be a poster session.
Authors of papers accepted for presentation at the Symposium will have the chance to win an award for the best paper of £100; the winner will have the opportunity to present her/his paper in a plenary session.
Further information about the Symposium, including details of financial assistance, is available on the conference webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/resjunsym/home.
Please do not hesitate to email the local organizing committee at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions relating to the conference.