Conference Diary

The full Conference Diary listing can be found in the print version of the current RES Newsletter.  Please send details of conferences/workshops which may be of interest to our members to the RES Office.

The following list is divided into two parts. The first contains events with 'live' calls for papers. The second part contains details of all events of which we have been notified, including also those with calls for papers.

CALLS FOR PAPERS

2016

24-25 May, London

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the World Bank are organising a conference on 24-25 May in London, on a topic that may be of interest to RES members.

The conference will bring together researchers, senior policy makers and practitioners to explore how to make innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policy more experimental. It will cover some of the latest trends and research in this space, and create new opportunities for collaboration between researchers and policy makers interested in setting up new trials.

As part of this conference, we will be holding a research meeting that will bring together leading researchers to discuss academic research that uses randomised controlled trials to improve our understanding of the drivers of innovation, entrepreneurship and growth, and what works in encouraging them.

More information on the events can be found here:

31 May deadline (for Conference 27 June)
27 June, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

The Centre for Global Finance is pleased to announce a conference for PhD students in Monetary and Financial Economics, supported by the Royal Economic Society to take place on 27 June 2016 at the University of the West of England.
The call for papers is addressed to all research students in this broad field, including monetary economics, financial economics, banking, financial markets and corporate finance, who wish to present a paper or take part in a poster session. PhD students are of course welcome to attend if they do not wish to present.
The conference offers PhD students an opportunity to present their work and interact with other students and experienced researchers in a relaxed and informal environment.

Submissions should be completed papers or drafts of completed research. All submissions must include a contact address, an email address and a contact phone number. Please note that abstracts alone will not be accepted. Submissions should be sent to cgf@uwe.ac.uk. If you have any academic queries regarding the conference please email Jon Tucker jon.tucker@uwe.ac.uk.
The deadline for submissions of drafts is Tuesday 31 May 2016. Submissions received after this date cannot be considered for review. We will send an email confirmation shortly after receipt of the submission.
After reviewing submissions, the organisers will give notification of acceptance to the applicants within two weeks of your submission.
For further details please see the event website http://info.uwe.ac.uk/events/event.aspx?id=19790

To book your place at this event, please purchase a ticket via UWE's online store.
Cost: £75
Contact: Lauren Rees
E-mail: cgf@uwe.ac.uk

29 – 31 May             Nanjing, China

The 2016 Industrial and Technological Economics Conference (ITEC 2016) will be held from May 29 to 31, 2016 in Nanjing, China. This Conference will cover issues on Industrial and Technological Economics. It dedicates to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods.

Topics include:
• Theory of the Firm and Internal Organization
• Industrial Enterprise Operations Management
• Regulation, Monopoly, Merger and Technology Policy
• Product Differentiation and Technical Change
• Industrial Revolution and Technological Development
• Industrial & Technical Economy Analysis and Models
• Project Feasibility and Economic Evaluation
• Investment Estimate / Financing
• Economics of Technological Change
• Technical Progress and Economic Growth
If you have unpublished papers in hand, please submit your manuscripts to this conference through our paper submission system without hesitation. To be considered for an oral presentation, you may simply submit an abstract.

Call for Speakers
If you wish to serve the conference as an invited speaker, please send an email to us with your CV and photo. eco_may@engii.org

Call for Co-Organizers
If you are interested to be our Co-Organizer, you can contact us via email. eco_may@engii.org


June

13 - 16 June                     Braga, Portugal

The Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE) is pleased to announce its 13th Summer School on “An Introduction to High Frequency Financial Econometrics and Trading”.
The course will be taught by Professor Yacine Ait-Sahalia (Princeton University) at the University of Minho, School of Economics and Management, Braga, Portugal, between June 13th and June 16th 2016.
The course shall cover the following topics:
• From Diffusions to Semimartingales
• High Frequency Volatility and Jump Estimation
• High Frequency Market Making: Theory and Empirical Evidence

On the last day of the Summer School, June 16th, Professor Yacine Ait-Sahalia will be presenting a seminar.

The course will include lectures that develop the relevant theory and practical laboratory applications.
For more information and application forms for  the Summer School 2016, please follow the link:
http://www3.eeg.uminho.pt/economia/nipe/summerschool2016/
Applications should arrive no later than May 2nd, 2016.

September

7-9 September                     Bath

The 48th MMF Annual Conference. The program committee invites submissions from academic, government and business economists in any area of monetary, macro and financial economics. The Committee also encourages and welcomes PhD students to contribute to our PhD student sessions. Selected papers will appear in the conference supplement of the Manchester School.

Submissions via the Conference Maker system by 13 May 2016.

Invited speakers
Albert Marcet (Intitute d’Anàlisi Econòmica, CSIC), Enrique Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania), Frank Smets (European Central Bank)

MMF Special Lecture
Charles Goodhart (London School of Economics)

Special Policy Sessions
Economic Growth and Policy (Maik Schneider, Bath), Fiscal Policy Sustainability (Vito Polito, Bath), Unconventional Monetary Policy (Chris Martin, Bath), New Approaches to Term Structure Estimation (Peter Spencer, York).

Further information: http://mmf2016.org/


29 & 30 September                 Paris, France

12th Annual Central Bank Conference on Microstructure of Financial Markets, hosted by the Banque de France

Call for papers: Submission deadline: May 1 2016.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Bruno Biais (Toulouse School of Economics)
Lasse Pedersen (Copenhagen BS and NYU Stern)

Submissions are invited for this annual central bank workshop which gives researchers, policy-makers and practitioners the opportunity to discuss theoretical work, empirical findings and policy implications related to the microstructure of financial markets.
Financial market microstructure may influence - and be affected by - policies under the control of central banks and papers that address any aspect of this interaction would be particularly welcome.
Authors may submit drafts of completed papers in PDF form to BdF_Microstructure_2016@gmail.com (specifying “12th Annual Central Bank Workshop on the Microstructure of Financial Markets” in the subject of their email). The deadline for submission is May 1, 2016. Papers will be selected by the program committee. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by May 31, 2016. Further details (separate doc)


29-30 September         Oxford

The Oxford-NY Fed Monetary Economics Conference will be held in Oxford. This is a call for papers and the deadline is May 15th 2016. Speakers include Eric Leeper (Indiana University), Gianluca Violante (New York University) and Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics). Please email your paper to: ox.nyf.2016@gmail.com

Further information: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~exet2581/Oxford-FRBNY-2.pdf

October

TU Dresden 'Summer School ' October 3–7, 2016

“Risk Communication and Risk Narratives” will take place from October 3–7, 2016 at the TU Dresden and the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden.
TU Dresden, as the site for risk research in various subject areas, is calling for an intensive exchange by means of field-specific perspectives and methods used in grappling with the topic of risk. The specific problems of risk communication are particularly suited for academic cooperation across the boundaries of the so-called “two cultures” of the sciences and the humanities.

Participants: The invitation is aimed toward up-and-coming academics (primarily doctoral candidates and post-docs) from all participating disciplines. PhD candidates and post-docs of journalism and communication studies may apply as well. A mixture of applications from the fields of the sciences and the humanities will be considered in the selection. In addition to a short personal statement and Curriculum Vitae (in tabular form), it is integral for applications to include an outline of your own research project, a project idea, and/or a proposed question, which you would like to discuss as part of the Summer School.

Read the Full Application Call for submissions here.

Deadline for Application submissions: May 31st, 2016

Event date:October 3–7, 2016

Applications & questions should be addressed to:
projekt_risiko@mailbox.tu-dresden.de


November


3-5 November             Manchester

The 28th EAEPE Annual Conference will take place at Manchester Metropolitan Business School. The conference theme is inspired by the historical legacy of the Industrial Revolution that has made Manchester a pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the world. The theme invites contributors to consider social and economic implications of industrialisation, deindustrialisation and transformation with particular attention to those institutions that flourish and decline around industries and manufacturing.

Abstracts of papers are invited here: http://eaepe.org/?page=events&side=annual_conference&sub=eaepe2016_abstract_submission    Deadline for submission is: 15 May 2016

Further information: website

Conferences and Workshops

2016

May


3-5 May         Alicante, Spain

International Conference on Big Data organised by Wessex Insitute UK. This conference brings together scientific experts on Computer Science, Statistics and Economics as well as other professionals offering solutions to secure current data management from the perspective of Big Data, Data Mining and predictive classical Statistics. Further information: imoreno@wessex.ac.uk

5- 6 May        Galway, Ireland

The 30th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be held at NUI Galway. The Edgeworth Lecture will be given by Professor Markus Brunnermeier (Princeton University) and the ESR guest lecture by Professor Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University).

More details at http://www.iea.ie/


6-7 May            Macedonia, Greece

The Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia organizes the 2nd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), which will be held at the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. The aim is to bring together researchers, young scholars, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students that are working on the areas of Economics and Finance. Selected papers will be included in special issues of (1) Credit and Capital Markets, (2) Review of Economic Analysis and (3) Economics and Business Letters.

Keynote speakers: Prof K. Abadir, Prof Th. Stengos and Prof An. Xepapadeas.

Further information: AMEF 2016

9-10 May             Turin, Italy

The 10th workshop on THE ORGANISATION, ECONOMICS AND POLICY OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH. Submissions are invited from various streams of research developed in and around the Economics of Science and Innovation. Themes include (but are not limited to):
• Evaluation and peer review in science
• Organisation of research activities in firms and public organizations
• Public and private funding of academic research
• Role of gender and family in scientific research
• Science research networks and collaboration
• Scientific careers & mobility
Funding is available (conditions apply).
Further information


19 - 20 May         Rimini, Italy

The Rimini Center for Economic Analysis - Rimini (Italy) is organizing the following workshops:
• RCEA Macro-Money-Finance Workshop “Advances in Macroeconomics and Finance”
• 10th Annual RCEA Bayesian Econometric Workshop

Both workshops will take place at Rimini Palacongressi in Via della Fiera 23, Rimini, Italy, on May 19 and 20, 2016.
Workshop website: http://www.rcfea.org/

20-21 May            Mannheim, Germany

The University of Mannheim and The Mannheim Center for Macroeconomics and Finance are pleased to announce the 3rd Mannheim Workshop in Quantitative Macroeconomics. The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for junior economists based in Europe with a special interest in macroeconomics, and establish an academic network among this group.

Further information: mannheim.macro@gmail.com


25-27 May         Crete

10th International Conference on Risk Analysis organised by Wessex Institute, UK.
Further information: imoreno@wessex.ac.uk

June

2-3 June                 London

Monetary Theory and Policy: Bicentenary Conference of David Ricardo's Proposals for a Sound Currency, sponsored by the Royal Economic Society, the Ricardo Society of Japan and the Money and Development Seminar, to be held at SOAS, University of London, UK. Keynote speaker: David Laidler. Participants are invited to send abstracts to Andrew Trigg, A.B.Trigg@open.ac.uk

2-3 June            Istanbul

We are happy to announce the 2nd Istanbul Conference of Economics and Politics. The special topic of this year’s conference will be Innovation, Creativity and Competitiveness in New World. Topics are focused on recent challenges to the regional and international issues relating to the global economic transformation and its challenges.

Further information: Conference Web Site


3-4 June 2016                  Hannover, Germany

The 2016 Commodity Market Conference in conjuction with the Journal of Commodity Markets will be held on 3-4 June 2016 at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. The aim of the conference is to present and discuss high-quality research in all areas of economics and finance related to commodity markets.

Topics related to commodity markets, including the entire range of commodities, i.e. energy (including electricity and renewables), metals, agricultural products and fish, and also related markets such as markets for shipping and transportation services, emission quotas and weather derivatives.

Further informationhttp://www.fmt.uni-hannover.de/conference_en.html?&L=1


3-4 June        Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The European Central Bank (ECB) is holding its ninth Workshop on Forecasting Techniques.
This biennial workshop provides a forum for the presentation of new theoretical and applied work on forecasting. In recent years monetary policy has been operating in an environment of elevated macroeconomic and financial uncertainty, including possible structural changes. This conference will bring together experts from all fields related to macroeconomic and financial forecasting to exchange new ideas on quantifying forecasting uncertainty and to put new insights from economic and statistical theory into practice in the current macroeconomic environment.

Invited speakers
Todd Clark (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland), Gary Koop (University of Strathclyde), James Stock (Harvard University) and Mark Watson (Princeton University) have confirmed their participation as invited speakers.

Further information:
conf-forecasting@ecb.europa.eu


3-5 June            Ottawa, Canada

The 2016 Canadian Economics Association (CEA) Annual Conference will be held at the University of Ottawa in Downtown Ottawa. Conference dates are Friday June 3 to Sunday June 5. Some sessions of affiliated organizations will start on Thursday June 2. The program chair is Nancy Gallini (Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia), and the local organizers at the University of Ottawa are Rose Anne Devlin and Victoria Barham.

Further information: from the conference organizer, Paula Emery, at cea2016@economics.ca.


6 June            Maastricht, Netherlands

The Economics Department (AE1) of Maastricht University hosts the 9th Maastricht Behavioral and Experimental Economics Symposium (M-BEES) on June 6, 2016. The broad topic of the Symposium is Theory and Experiments and centers around the question if and how economic experiments can inform economic theory and vice versa. The Symposium takes place on a single day and closes with a social dinner.There are two invited keynote speakers opening and closing the program with contributed sessions in between.

Keynote Speakers
- Rachel Croson (University of Texas at Arlington)
- Andrew Caplin (New York University)

Further Information: M-BEES webpage


8-10 June                Catalonia, Spain

The Eurozone crisis: how will it end? A special session of the INFER Annual Conference. The Aim of the session is to analyse the macroeconomic perspectives of the European Union and its member states in light of the Eurozone crisis.

Further information: conference website


20-21 June            2016 Nottingham 

NICEP Inaugural Conference
The Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) inaugural conference will be held at the University of Nottingham, UK on June 20-21, 2016.

NICEP promotes interdisciplinary research at the cross roads between Economics and Politics in four main areas: representation, political behavior, political economy and public policy, and quality of government. Theoretical and empirical papers related to these areas are particularly welcome.

The conference will host invited sessions with the following confirmed speakers: Timothy Besley (LSE), Catherine De Vries (Oxford), Andrew Hall (Stanford), Adam Meirowitz (Princeton), Massimo Morelli (Bocconi), James Snyder (Harvard). The conference will be a medium size event (40-50 participants) that, in addition to the invited sessions, will include small panels allowing time for discussion. Conference dinner and accommodation expenses for presenters will be covered by NICEP.

Please do not hesitate to contact Cecilia Testa (cecilia.testa@nottingham.ac.uk) or Anja Neundorf (anja.neundorf@nottingham.ac.uk) with any questions you may have.


22 - 25 June                Milan, Italy

International Association for Applied Econometrics Conference. The main aims of IAAE are to advance the education of the public in the subject of econometrics and its applications to a variety of fields in economics, in particular, but not exclusively, by advancing and supporting research in that field, and disseminating the results of such useful research to the public. The IAAE conference brings together leading researchers in the field and is a major forum where all aspects of econometrics (theory and practice) are discussed and debated.

IAAE Lecturer:
Peter Phillips, Yale University
Keynote Speakers
Francesca Molinari, Cornell University
Andrew Patton, Duke University
Aureo de Paula, University College London
Giorgio Primiceri, Northwestern University
Edward Vytlacil, Yale University

Further information:
www.iaae2016.info


24-26 June                  Galway, Ireland

25th International Association for Feminist Economics Annual Conference. With the conference theme "Transitions and Transformations in Gender Equality"  IAFFE invites scholars and activists of feminist inquiry to reflect on "movements" in gender equality in the broadest sense of the term. The theme opens itself up to both theoretical and political advances in feminist thinking and practice, expanding the concept of intersectionality to capture transitions and transformations as well as tensions and challenges across socio-economics regimes, generations, institutions and borders.

Further information: 2016 IAFFE Annual Conference


29 June - 3 July                 Portland, Oregon, USA

WEAI’s 91st Annual Conference. Keynote Addresses include:
• David Card, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 John Bates http://www.weai.org/AC2016bClark Medal, on ‘What Gets In? Editorial Decisions at Top Economics Journals’, and
• Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley, 2009 John Bates Clark Medal and 2010 MacArthur Fellow, on ‘Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications’.
Volunteer abstract submission deadline is extended as long as space and time permit. All topics in economics are welcome.

Further information: info@weai.org


30 June - 1 July            Lancaster

Conference on Financial Econometrics & Empirical Asset Pricing.

Further information: www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/finec/


July


7-8 July                            Manchester

The Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research (CGBCR), University of Manchester, will host its eighth conference on Growth and Business Cycle in Theory and Practice. The Conference is intended to provide a forum for the dissemination of recent research on growth and business cycles from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. The Conference is unique in the UK, and should be of interest to both academic economists and policy makers alike. The conference will be held at the Manchester Conference Centre.

Keynote speakers:
• Wouter Den Haan (LSE, Centre for Macroeconomics, CFM)
• John Driffill (Birkbeck)
• Martin Ellison (Oxford)
• Frank Smets (ECB)
• Rick Van der Ploeg (Oxford)

Further information: http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/economics/our-resear


7-8 July                             Clermont-Ferrand, France

The 33rd International Symposium on Money, Banking and Finance and annual meeting of the European Research Group (GdRE) on Money Banking and Finance will be held at the Université d’Auvergne, in the city of Clermont-Ferrand, on 7-8th July 2016. It is locally organized by the research department CERDI (Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche sur le Développement international).


September


1-3 September                             Duisburg, Germany

Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK) Annual Conference, China’s New Way of Integration with the World: The New Silk Road and the Opportunities for the World Economy, co-organized by the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST) and Confucius Institute Metropolis Ruhr, University of Duisburg-Essen.

All papers accepted for the conference are eligible for inclusion in a special issue of the Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies (JCEBS).

Submission: For individual submissions, abstracts should be submitted through the conference website or sent to conference@cea2016.org by January 31st, 2016. The abstract should include (1) the name of the author(s), (2) paper titles and abstract, and (3) Email contacts for each paper.

Further information: http://cea2016.org/

2-4 September                          Shanghai, China

The 48th annual UK History of Economic Thought Conference will be hosted in China by Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE). SUFE has provided a generous subsidy to cover the cost of speakers’ conference fees, meals and accommodation from the evening of 1st September to the morning of 5th September.

Further information: (about SUFE) www.shufe.edu.cn. (About the UK History of Economic Thought Society) www.thets.org.uk.

7-9 September              Bath

The 48th Money Macro Finance Annual Conference. The program committee invites submissions from academic, government and business economists in any area of monetary, macro and financial economics. The Committee also encourages and welcomes PhD students to contribute to our PhD student sessions. Selected papers will appear in the conference supplement of the Manchester School.

Authors are advised to submit their unpublished manuscripts via the Conference Maker system by 13 May 2016.

Invited speakers
Albert Marcet (Intitute d’Anàlisi Econòmica, CSIC), Enrique Mendoza (University of Pennsylvania), Frank Smets (European Central Bank)

MMF Special Lecture
Charles Goodhart (London School of Economics)

Special Policy Sessions
Economic Growth and Policy (Maik Schneider, Bath), Fiscal Policy Sustainability (Vito Polito, Bath), Unconventional Monetary Policy (Chris Martin, Bath), New Approaches to Term Structure Estimation (Peter Spencer, York).

Further information: http://mmf2016.org/


15-17 September                  Ghent, Belgium

The 28th Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists will be held at the magnificent Aula Academica in Ghent, Belgium.

Keynote speakers will be Armin Falk (University of Bonn), Roland Fryer (Harvard University) and Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto). In addition, there will be parallel and poster sessions. Deadlines for paper submissions: February 1, 2016; deadline for participant registration: May 1 2016.

Further information: www.eale.nl

29-30 September                    Oxford

The Oxford-NY Fed Monetary Economics Conference will be held in Oxford. This is a call for papers and the deadline is May 15th 2016. Speakers include Eric Leeper (Indiana University), Gianluca Violante (New York University) and Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics). Please email your paper to: ox.nyf.2016@gmail.com

Further information: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~exet2581/Oxford-FRBNY-2.pdf


November

3-5 November                Manchester

The 28th EAEPE Annual Conference will take place at Manchester Metropolitan Business School. The conference theme is inspired by the historical legacy of the Industrial Revolution that has made Manchester a pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the world. The theme invites contributors to consider social and economic implications of industrialisation, deindustrialisation and transformation with particular attention to those institutions that flourish and decline around industries and manufacturing.

Abstracts of papers are invited here: http://eaepe.org/?page=events&side=annual_conference&sub=eaepe2016_abstract_submission  Deadline for submission is: 15 May 2016

Further information: website

17-18 November          Warsaw, Poland

The Future of Europe – Central and Eastern Europe in a Comparative Perspective
CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research 25th Anniversary Conference

The conference will host a blend of thematic and plenary sessions covering the most important economic and political topics now facing Europe. To that end, we are soliciting high-quality, unpublished work from scholars in economics, public policy, political science, sociology, and other disciplines, which deals with the lessons of the past 25 years and how they may be applied to Europe’s future.
More details can be found on the website http://www.case-research.eu/en/node/59054#overlay-context=pl

Submission of papers: case25conference@case-research.eu

Conference logistics and organization: agata.kwiek@case-research.eu

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