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

April

30th April Deadline
Oxford, UK

Call for Papers for Second Conference on "Rational Inattention and Related Theories” taking place in Oxford on September 16-17 2014.
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).
Papers can be submitted by emailing them to ri2conference@gmail.com
Submission deadline: April 30th, 2014
Info: ri2conference@gmail.com
Weblink (to call for papers):
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~exet2581/ri2conference.pdf

15 April deadline
Coventry, UK

Call for Submissions for the Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth, 6-12 July.
To be held at the Department of Economics and CAGE, University of Warwick, the workshop will consist of Introductory Lectures from Oded Galor (Brown University) and Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University). Confirmed speakers for invited sessions include: Sascha Becker (Warwick), Carl-Johann Dalgaard (Copenhagen), James Fenske (Oxford), Moshe Hazan (Tel-Aviv University), Omer Moav (Warwick), Luigi Pascali (Warwick) , Romain Wacziarg (UCLA).
Further details and online application form here.
Applications: Participants should complete the online application form if they wish to present their research, please include the paper or an abstract. Preferences will be given to applications submitted prior to 15 April 2014. Enquiries by email to Jo Hart.

May

May 9,- 10, 2014
Lisboa, Portugal

The Welfare State in Portugal in the Age of Austerity
What is the role of the Welfare State in a time of economic crisis, fiscal austerity and social problems?
This conference, organized by the University of Lisbon, aims to stimulate academic discussion on the present and future of the welfare state in Portugal. It is expected to be a meeting of academics, who are dedicated to the study of social policy across of spectrum of different scientific disciplines.
It will promote interdisciplinary academic discussion on the transformation of the welfare state in Portugal, in a time of financial austerity, economic crisis and rising social risks.
Call for Papers: deadline 15th December 2013
More details on website: https://aquila.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/instituicao/ISEG/docentes-e-investigacao/conference-theme

May deadline:
5th York Annual Symposium on Game Theory 19-20 June (see below). There will also be two mini-courses held at York, lectured by Johannes Hörner (Yale) and Joel Sobel (UC San Diego), on 17-18 June 2014. Application for participation in either of the two events should be made to gametheory@york.ac.uk no later than 15 May 2014.

June

June 6 to 10, 2014.
Jordan


THE 17th WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION (IEA)
Daily keynote lectures, numerous policy sessions and many invited sessions and the Congress will host the latest and most engaging research in any field in economics in the many contributed sessions. The Congress will provide an excellent forum to present research results.
Calll for Papers open:
August 1 2013 Paper Submission Opens
The deadline for submission of papers to contributed sessions for the 17th World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA) that will be held on the Dead Sea, Jordan, from June 6 to 10 has been extended to NOVEMBER 10 2013
January 31 2014 Notification of Paper Acceptance
March 15 2014 Early Registration Deadline
Further details at www.iea-world.com


June 9-10
Rimini, IItaly

THE RIMINI CONFERENCE in ECONOMICS and FINANCE, RCEF-2014 'The Next Convergence'

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, March 31, 2014 - www.rcfea.org

Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance (RCEF) is a biennial conference series alternating between Italy and Canada and assembling a group of leading economists to present and discuss their work at the cutting edge of economic research. The RCEF2014 will be held in Rimini from June 8-9, 2014, with a welcoming talk on the evening of June 7. It is organized by the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to independent research in Applied Economics, Theoretical Economics and related fields.

Papers related to Growth and Development Economics, with both a macro and micro focus, are of particular interest to the organizers. The substantial rethinking of acquired methods, models and policies brought about by, what has been appropriately define “The Next Convergence”, is taking shape in different branches of Economics. It involves important methodological aspects and we invite papers in quantitative methods (Bayesian Econometrics and Statistics, Classical Econometrics and Statistics, Mathematical Economics, General Equilibrium) as well.

The conference invites submissions all fields of economics, including macroeconomics, fiscal and monetary policies, public economics, public finance, banking, finance, international trade, international trade, labour economics, industrial organization, game theory, economic geography, spatial economics and econometrics, regional development, environmental economics, health economics, economics of tourism, econometrics and quantitative methods.

Contact: The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (University of Bologna)
E-mail: secretary@rcfea.org
Web: www.rcfea.org

19-20 June
York, UK

5th York Annual Symposium on Game Theory, to be held on 19-20 June 2014, with keynote speakers being Johannes Hörner (Yale), Cheng-Zhong Qin (UC Santa Barbara), Joel Sobel (UC San Diego), and Bernhard von Stengel (LSE).
Symposium website: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/gtsymposium/

There will also be two mini-courses, lectured by Johannes Hörner (Yale) and Joel Sobel (UC San Diego), on 17-18 June 2014. Application for participation in either of the two events should be made to gametheory@york.ac.uk no later than 15 May 2014.

June 26 & 27
Edinburgh, UK

SIRE and the School of Economics at the University of Edinburgh will host a two-day workshop on ‘Country Size and Border Effects in a Globalised World’ on June 26 and 27, 2014.
The workshop will bring together researchers in the fields of International Economics, Macroeconomics and Political Economy to discuss recent empirical and theoretical work on the economics of country size and new borders. Keynote lectures will be delivered by Prof. James Anderson (Boston College and NBER) and Prof. Enrico Spolaore (Tufts University and NBER).
The organisers invite submissions of papers relevant to the theme of the workshop. Topics of special interest are:
• The border effect in international trade and macroeconomics
• The political economy of country size
• The gains from economic integration
Reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation costs will be available to speakers and discussants subject to conditions.
The deadline for submissions is March 9, 2014.
Paper submissions should be sent as an e-mail attachment to borders2014.ed@gmail.com.

July

6-13 July
Marseille, France

4th Annual OxMetrics Summer School takes place at Aix-Marseille University, France. The OxMetrics Summer School features the same four courses as the Spring School (see 17-19 March), but delivered consecutively.

Contact: Email: training@timberlake.co.uk, phone: +44 (0) 20 8697 3377 or online

6-12 July
Coventry, UK

The Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth at the Department of Economics and CAGE, University of Warwick will provide frontier research in the field of Economic Growth. The workshop will consist of Introductory Lectures from Oded Galor (Brown University) and Stelios Michalopoulos (Brown University). Confirmed speakers for invited sessions include: Sascha Becker (Warwick), Carl-Johann Dalgaard (Copenhagen), James Fenske (Oxford), Moshe Hazan (Tel-Aviv University), Omer Moav (Warwick), Luigi Pascali (Warwick) , Romain Wacziarg (UCLA). Further details and online application form here.
Applications: Participants should complete the online application form  if they wish to present their research, please include the paper or an abstract. Preferences will be given to applications submitted prior to 15 April 2014.
Applicants will be contacted shortly afterwards regarding the outcome of their application. Enquiries in the meantime should be emailed to Jo Hart.

19-26 July
Cambridge, UK

2014 Econometrics Summer School at the University of Cambridge, comprising a series of three, 2.5-day courses running consecutively between 19-26 July 2014. The courses will be delivered by experienced, leading econometricians from the University of Cambridge: Prof. Andrew Harvey, Prof. Sean Holly and Dr. Melvyn Weeks.

Timberlake summer schools are  a fantastic opportunity for students, academics and professionals to expand their econometrics skills and learn how they can apply econometrics from econometricians pioneering research at the forefront of their specialist fields. In addition, participants can also take advantage of the spectacular Cambridge surroundings.

All courses will teach econometrics from an applied perspective and demonstrate the techniques in the internationally used econometric software packages of Stata 13, EViews 8 and OxMetrics 7 (STAMP).

Find  out more and register for the course by contacting the TImberlake sales and training team either by email: training@timberlake.co.uk, phone: +44 (0) 20 8697 3377 or by filling out an online registration form.

24-26 July 
Cambridge, UK

2014 Econometrics Summer School at the University of Cambridge.Professor Andrew C. Harvey delivers Time Series Analysis & Modelling. This two and a half day course will show how economic and financial time series can be modelled and analysed paying particular attention to state space methods (utilising the STAMP software package).

Contact: Email: training@timberlake.co.uk, phone: +44 (0) 20 8697 3377 or online

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 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).
Papers can be submitted by emailing them to ri2conference@gmail.com
Submission deadline: April 30th, 2014
Info: ri2conference@gmail.com
Weblink (to call for papers): http://users.ox.ac.uk/~exet2581/ri2conference.pdf

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