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

July 10, 2016        York, UK

Applications welcome for a One-day “Mini-Course on Panel Data Modelling” at the Department of Economics, University of York, on July 10th 2016. The event is intended towards junior researchers interested in topics related to panel data modelling, and in particular postgraduate students who would like to update and enhance their research skills on panel data analysis. The course will include a series of technical presentations and product demonstrations that will provide attendees with new knowledge and skills of wide applicability.
Highlights:
· Panel data modelling for short panels (Prof. Takashi Yamagata, University of York)
· Panel data modelling for large panels (Prof. Yongcheol Shin, University of York)
· An overview of Global VAR Modelling (Dr. L. Vanessa Smith, University of York)

In order to apply for the “Mini-Course on Panel Data Modelling” please fill in the application form on the York website and email it to: Mrs. Annette Johnson (annette.johnson@york.ac.uk). Programme & Application form link is https://www.york.ac.uk/economics/news-and-events/events/news/pandamini/
Applications will be possible until 1st July 2016.

Important dates:
· Deadline for registration: 1st July 2016
· Decisions: 4th July 2016
· Course date: 10th July 2016
Accommodation (for up to two nights for those attending the PanDA conference) as well as a subsidy towards travel expenses will be provided for a limited number of applicants. No fees are required for the course.

5-9 December    Brasilia, Brazil

Call for Papers by 1st July 2016.

Pathways to Social and Economic Welfare: considering affirmative action policies in Brazil
This workshop will bring together Early Career Researchers who are studying affirmative action policies in Brazil. The workshop will take place from 6-9 December in Brasilia. Thanks to the generous support of the British Council Newton Fund, we will be able to cover reasonable travel, accommodation, and subsistence expenses for a number of scholars from both the UK and Brazil. ECRs are defined as being within 10 years of their PhD, not including career breaks.

Deadline for applications is the 1st of July.

Further details and online application on the website:  https://www.britishcouncil.org.br/events/newton-fund-researcher-links-workshop-habel

Organisers: Philip Habel, University of Glasgow, email: philip.habel@glasgow.ac.uk
Dr Mathieu Turgeon, Instituto de Ciência Política (IPOL), Universidade de Brasilia, turgeon@unb.br

September 26, 2016  Windsor, UK

Population and Ethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Birth and Death

Call for Papers by 6th July 2016
for up to 8 presentations, with a preference for work from early career researchers and postgraduates, that explore the following topics:

  • The morality of birth: Are procreative decisions moral decisions, and if so what norms and values govern then? How do these decisions interact with wider moral and political debates, or are they essentially private?
  • The changing shape of society: Shifting age demographics and family structures are altering the structure of our communities. How are these changes affecting the balance of responsibilities between generations and how should societies react?
  • Human populations and the environment: Are population controls an appropriate response to environmental change, or are consumption, technology and behaviour more important? Is it right to give priority to expanding human populations, when populations of other species are collapsing?
  • Optimum demographics: Is there such a thing as an optimum population size, and how should this be determined? Are there optimum levels for other demographic features, such as growth rate or age structure, that promote wellbeing and human development?


In order to maximise the impact of this emerging field of interdisciplinary research, participants will be able to contribute their ideas to a video on population ethics to be produced in collaboration with the Westminster think tank Common Vision – www.covi.org.uk.
Successful applicants will have their registration fee and travel costs provided free of charge.
To submit a proposal, please send an abstract of 500 words or less outlining the content of your proposed presentation to populationethics@cumberlandlodge.ac.uk.
Deadline for submission: 6th July 2016

Notification of acceptance: 22nd July 2016

Further details and full Call for Papers http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/populationethics

October 7-8, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

CALL FOR PAPERS 6 July 2016 for INTCEP 2016 - 2nd ISTANBUL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS AND POLITICS

The objective of the Istanbul Conference of Economics and Politics (INTCEP) is to bring together researchers, practitioners, regulators and policy makers to share results of academic studies, exchange views, share experiences and discuss fresh ideas on global economic, social and political challenges about the new world order.

Regarding to this general objective, we are happy to announce the call for the 2nd Istanbul Conference on Economics and Politics. This year INTCEP will focus on two major global economic and political phenomenon whereas other topics will also be covered. The specific topics will be Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between EU and USA (TTIP) in economy part and Refugee Migration Crisis in politics part.

INTCEP is organized by the Economists’ Association (Turkey) in cooperation with: Istanbul Commerce University and Confederation of Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TURKONFED).

The deadline to submit abstracts is July 6, 2016. 
Website link: http://intcep.ekonomistler.org.tr/2016/04/11/call-for-papers/
Contact info@ekonomistler.org.tr if you have any questions

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

2016

June


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

27 June                    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, Bristol, UK.

Papers from research students in this broad field, including monetary economics, financial economics, banking, financial markets and corporate finance,will be presented or take part in a poster session. PhD students are 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.

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 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, UK

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.

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          Paris, France

12th Annual Central Bank Conference on Microstructure of Financial Markets, hosted by the Banque de France
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Bruno Biais (Toulouse School of Economics)
Lasse Pedersen (Copenhagen BS and NYU Stern)

Further details here.


29-30 September             Oxford, UK

The Oxford-NY Fed Monetary Economics Conference will be held in Oxford. Speakers include Eric Leeper (Indiana University), Gianluca Violante (New York University) and Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics).

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


October 3-7            Dresden, Germany

“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.

Deadline for Application submissions: passed.

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.

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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