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.

2014

Calls for Papers/Contributions

Call for Papers - deadline for submissions 15 August 2014
New Research in the Economics of Educational and Skills Mismatch
Conference 13-14 October 2014

The Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, the University of Aberdeen Business School and Centre for European Labour Market Research are sponsoring a two-day conference on the economics of educational and skills mismatch to be held at the University of Aberdeen on 13-14 October 2014. Innovative theoretical and empirical contributions are invited with a focus on the reliability of measuring match quality, theoretical approaches to explaining mismatch, the determinants and consequences of mismatch for individuals and firms and the extent of mismatch during the financial crisis.  Details here.

Call for Papers: Ethical underpinnings of climate economics workshop to take place in Helsinki 11-13 November. Deadline for submissions 24 August 2014.
This workshop will bring together scholars to discuss the interrelation between climate ethics and economics. Proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of this relation are welcome. Submission
To have a paper considered for presentation, please submit a 500-1000 word abstract, along with your name, institutional affiliation and email address to ethicalunderpinnings(at)gmail.com
Full details here (opens in new window)

Call for Papers: for a "Workshop on Firm Dynamics, Trade and Development"
Deadline for paper submission: September 15, 2014.

A workshop is to be held December 11-12, 2014, in Montevideo, Uruguay, in the framework of the First RIDGE December Forum. RIDGE is an initiative of the International Economic Association in agreement with the Uruguayan Government.
Original empirical and theoretical research papers are invited in the general area of firm dynamics, trade and development.  Call for Papers here.

Call for Papers: International Trade, Finance and Macroeconomics: Research Frontiers and Challenges for Policy
Submission deadline Fri Sept 19, 2014 to nclarke@cepr.org.
The Bank of England, Centre for Macroeconomics and CEPR are jointly organising two day workshops  in  London on December 18-19 2014, focusing on challenges for understanding of interdependence across countries and the making of economic policy.  Draft papers are requested by Sept 19.  Full details here (opens in new window).

Call for Papers: 11th International Conference Western Economic Association, January 8-11, 2015
Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University, Wellington. Papers in all areas of economics are welcome. Further details on conference website http://weai.org/PR2015

Conferences & Workshops

August

21 July - 8th August
Coventry, UK

Warwick Economics Summer School.  The Department of Economics at The University of Warwick (Coventry) is launching its first Warwick Economics Summer School, a three week programme which will run from July 21st – August 8th 2014. The Summer School is aimed at current undergraduates studying Economics and the courses available will be taught by world leading Economists including Nick Crafts, Andrew Oswald and Ariel Rubinstein. There is also an inspirational programme of evening speakers including Lord Gus O'Donnell, the former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the UK Civil Service and Lord Robert Skidelsky. It is an excellent opportunity for students to further enhance their skills and knowledge in Economics through studying at one of the leading Economics departments in Europe.

Courses include Core Courses, Specialist Courses and Principles of Economics, taught in a non-technical way, to provide the fundamental principles of Economics to anyone curious about Economics.

To apply or for further details go to the website: www.warwick.ac.uk/wess

September

September 1-5

London, UK

The Stata Autumn School at Cass Business School, London, comprises a series of five, advanced 1-day courses delivered by experienced biostatisticians from the London School of Hyigene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM): Dr. Jonathan Bartlett, Dr. Ula Nur and Dr. Bianca De Stavola. Each course will include an initial introduction to the topic followed by hands-on examples. There will also be plenty of time dedicated to interpretation of the results, discussion of assumptions and comparison of approaches.
This is a great opportunity for students, academics and professionals to expand their statistical skills and learn how they can apply statistics from biostatisticians at the forefront of their specialist fields.

Full course information including price and registration from official Stata distributors TImberlake:

September 3

Norwich, UK

When Student Confidence Clicks: Academic Self-Efficacy and Learning in Higher Education.
Free Project Workshop aimed at teachers and academic developers in HE.

Venue: UEA campus – Norwich, UK
Date and Time: Wed 3 Sep 2014 – 10am-4pm
Full details and a link to the registration form for the Project Workshop are available from the Project Website: https://sites.google.com/site/fabioarico/hea_tdg
or by contacting the Workshop organiser Dr Fabio Arico email F.Arico@uea.ac.uk.
URL: https://sites.google.com/site/fabioarico/hea_tdg


September 3 - 5, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

EconWorld 2014@Prague. The World Economic Society is organizing its first International Conference in Economics to be held in Prague, Czech Republic on 03-05 September 2014.
Organized by: The World Economic Society
Contact Person: Zeynep Karal - econworld2014@gmail.com
Website: http://www.econworld.org/

September 4-5
London, UK
The OxMetrics User Conference at Cass Business School, London provides a forum for the presentation and exchange of research results and practical experiences within the fields of computational and financial econometrics, empirical economics, time-series and cross-section econometrics and applied mathematics. The conference is open to all those interested, not just to OxMetrics users, from academic and non-academic organisations.
More details and Register online here.


September 6 - 10, 2014
Hamburg, Germany

Evidence-based Economic Policy - Annual Conference 2014 of the German Economic Association (VfS)
Plenary lectures:Tom MaCurdy (Stanford University): "Design of Pay-for-Performance Compensation for Healthcare Providers"
Richard Blundell (UCL and IFS): "Empirical Evidence and Tax Policy Reform"
Deborah Cobb-Clark (University of Melbourne): "Evidence Based Policy: Data requirements and making public policy evaluations public"
Volker Wieland (Goethe-University Frankfurt): "Real-time model-based fiscal and monetary policy analysis"
Deadline for abstracts/proposals submission: past
Deadline for Registration: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Organized by: Verein für Socialpolitik - German Economic Association
Contact Person: Daniel Jung - office@socialpolitik.org
Website: http://socialpolitik.org/En/vfs-annual-conference-2014

September 11-12
London, UK
20th London Stata Users Group Meeting
The Stata Users Group Meeting is a two-day international conference where the use of Stata is discussed across a wide-ranging breadth of fields and environments. Established in 1995, the UK meeting is the longest-running series of Stata Users Group Meetings. The meeting is open to everyone. In past years, participants have travelled from around the world to attend the event. Representatives from StataCorp will also be in attendance.

To register, contact us either by email: info@timberlake.co.uk, phone: +44 (0) 20 8697 3377 or by visiting us online: www.timberlake.co .uk

September 17-19
Durham, UK


Money, Macro and Finance Research Group 46th Annual Conference
Invited Speakers Douglas Gale (Imperial College London) Seppo Honkapohja (Bank of Finland) Rafael Wouters (National Bank of Belgium)
MMF Special Lecture Mike Wickens (University of York)
Special Policy Session Scottish Independence Referendum
Special Session Human Capital and Growth
Further information is available through the conference website at http://www.mmf2014.org

September 17-19, 2014

Oxford, UK

Second Conference on "Rational Inattention and Related Theories”.
The conference is organised by Martin Ellison, Filip Matejka, and Tim Willems. Confirmed participants include Fernando Alvarez (U of Chicago), Andrew Caplin (NYU), Chris Sims (Princeton), and Mirko Wiederholt (Goethe University Frankfurt).
Info: ri2conference@gmail.com
Weblink: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~exet2581/ri2conference.pdf


September 27 - 28, 2014
Hong Kong, China

SIBR 2014 Hong Kong Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research: Advancing Knowledge from Interdisciplinary Perspectives. The SIBR Conference brings together researchers from various business and economics disciplines to share latest research findings and brainstorm new research ideas across disciplines. Journals edited by SIBR Committee will publish selected papers.
Deadline for abstracts/proposals submission: past.
Deadline for Registration: Friday, August 15, 2014
Organized by: Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) and Research & Development Institute of Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University (RDINRRU)
Contact Person: Conference Secretariat - secretary@sibresearch.org
Website: http://sibresearch.org/sibr-hongkong-conference-call.html

October

13-14 October, 2014
Aberdeen, UK


New Research in the Economics of Educational and Skills Mismatch Conference
Call for Papers by 15 August 2014.

The Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, the University of Aberdeen Business School and Centre for European Labour Market Research are sponsoring a two-day conference on the economics of educational and skills mismatch to be held at the University of Aberdeen on 13-14 October 2014. Innovative theoretical and empirical contributions are invited with a focus on the reliability of measuring match quality, theoretical approaches to explaining mismatch, the determinants and consequences of mismatch for individuals and firms and the extent of mismatch during the financial crisis.
Keynote Speakers: Professor Peter Kuhn, University of California, Santa Barbara and Professor Michael Sattinger, State University of New York at Albany.
Please feel free to contact Dr Battu at h.battu@abdn.ac.uk or at 44-(0)1224-272718.


October 25 - 26, 2014
Istanbul, Turkey

4th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences will be held in Istanbul. Conference aims to provide a platform to scholars, academicians, practitioners, and business managers to share their valuable knowledge and experience with each other in the context of changing economics and social settings. Objective of the conference is to bring people from the academia and business world closer so that they can share the latest developments in the fields of business, economics, development studies, social sciences, and technology.
Deadline for Registration: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Organized by: International Foundation for Research and Development
Contact Person: K R Rao - icess@ifrnd.org

November

11-13 November 2014
Helsinki, Finland


Ethical underpinnings of climate economics workshop. This workshop will bring together scholars  to discuss the interrelation between climate ethics and economics. Proposals for papers dealing with any aspect of this relation are welcome with deadline for submissions 24 August 2014. Full details here (opens in new window)

November 13 - 14, 2014
Singapore

The 2014 Asia Conference on Economics & Business Research (ACEB), jointly organized by Aventis School of Management, Asia's Leading Graduate School and Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak will be held on the 13th and 14th November 2014 in Singapore. (ACEB 2014) aims to bring together leading scholars, students and practitioners from Asia and the rest of the world for an academic exchange. Our goal is to create opportunities for international research collaborations, scientific information interchange and facilitate relationship building in the Economics and Business disciplines.
Deadline for Registration: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Organized by: Aventis School of Management
Contact Person: Tan Lee Ming - leeming@aventisglobal.edu.sg
Website: http://www.academy.edu.sg/aceb/

December

December 11-12, 2014
Montevideo, Uruguay

A workshop is to be held December 11-12, 2014, in Montevideo, Uruguay, in the framework of the First RIDGE December Forum. RIDGE is an initiative of the International Economic Association in agreement with the Uruguayan Government.
Original empirical and theoretical research papers are invited in the general area of firm dynamics, trade and development. Call for Papers here.

Contact FDynamics@bcu.gub.uy


December 18-10, 2014
London, UK

The Bank of England, Centre for Macroeconomics and CEPR are jointly organising two day workshops in London on December 18-19 2014, focusing on challenges for understanding of interdependence across countries and the making of economic policy. Draft papers are requested by Sept 19. Full details here (opens in new window).

2015

January 8-11, 2015
Wellington, New Zealand

11th International Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI)
hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University, Wellington
at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Keynote Addresses
sponsored by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the New Zealand Treasury

Robert F. Engle, New York University Stern School of Business, recipient of the 2003 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, "Latest Results in Systemic Risk"
Christopher A. Sims, Princeton University, recipient of the 2011 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
David Card, University of California, Berkeley, recipient of the 1995 John Bates Clark Medal
John Pencavel, Stanford University, Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association, “Whose Preferences are Revealed in Hours of Work?”

Full details on Conference website http://weai.org/PR2015

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