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.

CALLS FOR PAPERS


September 2015


17 September,     Oxford

The Green Economics Institute is pleased to announce it will hold a Conference on the Philosophy of Social Justice on Thursday 17 September 2015, 10:00 – 18:00 at Trinity College, University of Oxford to work towards developing a 10 Point Declaration for a Philosophy of Social Justice. All participants will also be encouraged to write a short paper in our Academic Conference Proceedings, The Proceedings of The Philosophy of Social Justice Conference, held at Trinity College, University of Oxford, too.

Invitation: Conference Announcement - Invitation  - The Philosophy of Social Justice

Further information: greeneconomicsinstitute@gmail.com and www.greeneconomics.org.uk


17-19 December 2015        New Delhi, India

The Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, invites researchers to submit papers for the 11th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development. The Conference provides a forum for dissemination of modern research in economic growth and development broadly defined. Papers with an India focus are especially welcome.

The conference webpage is: http://www.isid.ac.in/~epu/acegd2015/.

Please submit your paper at: http://www.isid.ac.in/~epu/acegd2015/submissions.html. (This link can also be accessed by going to the SUBMISSIONS tab of conference webpage.)

Submission starts on 10 August 2015 and the deadline for submission is 20 September 2015. All papers will be refereed. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by 5 October 2015.

A registration fee of INR 1,500 for participants based in India and INR 5,000 for all other participants will be charged. Limited accommodation facility and domestic travel support will be provided to young research scholars.

To get an idea about recent conferences, go to the PAST CONFERENCES tab of the conference webpage: http://www.isid.ac.in/~epu/acegd2015/past-conferences.html.

February 2016


9-12 February Miami, USA

IISES 5th Economics and Finance Conference. The conference is focused on: micro-, macro- labour economics, international economics and finance and banking. The deadline for paper submissions 12 January 2016. Further information: http://www.iises.net/upcomingconferences

March 2016


21-23 March                 Brighton

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference. Submissions are invited for the 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place from Monday 21 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton. Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited from academic, government and business economists in any field of economics and econometrics. The deadlines for submissions are as follows:

Deadline for the submission of papers: 11 October 2015. This must be done via the link available at the Conference Homepage.

Deadline for the submission of special session proposals: 1 November 2015. These should be sent by email to the Programme Chair (Conference2016@res.org.uk) and should include a short description of the intended session along with the proposed list of contributors (typically three/four, perhaps including the proposer) and indicative paper titles.

Notification of acceptance will be by the end of December 2015, while online registration opens from January 2016. Further information: http://www.res.org.uk/view/0/2016conference_home.html


30 March to 2 April            Freiburg, Germany

The Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society will be held from March 30th to April 2nd, 2016
at the University of Freiburg in Germany.The European Public Choice Society promotes scientific research on the economics and politics of public and non-market decision-making, political economy and the economics of institutions.

Keynote speakers:    Eliana La Ferrara (Università Bocconi)
                                  Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick)

Deadlines
• Submission of papers until November 30th, 2015.
• Decisions on acceptance is communicated until mid-January 2016.
• Early registration at a reduced rate is possible until February 3rd, 2016.
• Late registration at a higher rate is possible until March 3rd, 2016.

Researchers below the age of 30 are invited to also enter the competition to win the Wicksell Prize.

Further information can be found at the conference website.

Conferences and Workshops


August


20-21 August 2015                St Andrews, UK


Workshop on Structural Transformation,  hosted by the School of Economics and Finance and the Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis (CDMA) with the generous support of the Royal Economic Society and the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics

The topic of structural transformation, that is the shift of resources across sectors, has become an increasingly important part in the study of growth, energy, labour and urban economics. The St Andrews Workshop on Structural Transformation is intended to bring together leaders in the field with exciting junior economists as well as others interested in the topic in order to push forward the research frontier in structural transformation.

We have a lineup of some of the leading researchers in this field, including our keynote Berthold Herrendorf along with Kjetil Storesletten (Oslo), Akos Valentinyi (Cardiff) and Xiaodong Zhu (Toronto). In addition, the workshop will include papers from some exciting junior economists including Timo Boppart (IES), Jan Grobovsek (Edinburgh), Martí Mestieri (Toulouse), Alessio Moro (Cagliari), Ferdinand Rauch (Oxford), Radek Stefanski (St. Andrews), Tomasz Swiecki (UBC) and Alex Trew (St. Andrews).

Contact Information
Organizers: Radek Stefanski and Alex Trew
Email: structuraltransformation2015@gmail.com


September


1-2 September                Naples

Workshop on Economics of Discrimination, supported by the Royal Economic Society to be held at the Conference Center of the University of Naples and organized with the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) and the Economics Department, University of Southampton, with the support of UniCredit & Universities Foundation.  The workshop brings together leading scholars and young researchers interested in the economics of discrimination in its various forms (e.g. race, ethnicity, gender, age) and in different contexts (e.g. among consumers, employees, public officials). The program will encompass both theoretical contributions as well as empirical research using field /laboratory experiments and survey data.

Areas of interest include but are not restricted to research on:

• Economic theories of discrimination
• Discrimination in the labor market
• Discrimination in other markets (education, credit, services)
• Discrimination and public policy

Uri Gneezy (University of California, San Diego) and Peter Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara) will deliver keynote lectures.

For further information:
http://www.csef.it/Workshop-on-Economics-of?padre=16&annee=2015
Contact: workshopnaples@gmail.com

Call for two Best Paper Awards associated with the workshop:
https://inomics.com/workshop-economics-discrimination-best-paper-awards-naples

9-11 September                Cardiff, UK

The 47th Money, Macro and Finance Research Group Annual Conference 9-11 September, Cardiff, UK.

Invited speakers
Giuseppe Bertola, EDHEC Business School
Kristin Forbes, MIT; Bank of England MPC Harald Uhlig, University of Chicago
Patrick Minford, Cardiff University

PhD student sessions and prizes:  Submissions are encouraged and welcomed from PhD students to present in our parallel PhD student sessions where senior faculties will be invited to attend and comment on each presentation to provide instant feedback. PhD students also enjoy a reduced fee for registration. There will also be Best Paper Awards for selected papers presented by PhD students and prizes will be given in the conference dinner on 10th September. Any PhD students wishing to contribute to these sessions are advised to indicate this by stating 'For PhD sessions presentation' in 'Submitter's Comments' in the paper submission form on the Conference Maker.

Further details: conference website http://www.mmf2015.org/

10 & 11 September 2015                Birmingham, UK

Developments in Economics Education Conference (DEE) is the UK’s leading conference on economics education. Sessions at the conference include paper presentations, poster displays and interactive workshops which introduce new and innovative ideas on teaching and learning methods, the economics curriculum and student engagement. Further information  www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2015

13-16 September                Durban, South Africa

World Science Forum. Under the theme of Transforming Global Relations for a Just World, the next Forum will look into issues of inequality and justice. It will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 13 to 16 September 2015. Deadline for abstract submissions: passed. More information about the 2015 WSSF can be found on the event’s website: www.wssf2015.org


17-19 September                 Genoa, Italy

27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015: A New Role for the Financial System. The conference theme will focus on reforming the financial system in order to divert resources from speculative activities, cause of growing inequalities and instability, to productive investments able to foster smart, sustainable and inclusive societies. Further information: marco.raberto@unige.it


18 September                Durham, UK

Economics of innovation and company survival in the post-crisis era,  Durham University Business School , with the generous support of the Royal Economic Society. In recent years, it has become evident that risk management and innovation are crucial for company growth, survival and adaptation in conditions of austerity, credit crunch and rising international competition.

The conference welcomes papers with a diverse range of economic research methodologies to address these fundamental problems. The conference is intended to facilitate open debate on the economics of innovation, as related to company growth and survival. We particularly welcome applications from early career researchers. Guest speaker is Professor Jonathan Haskel, from Imperial College Business School, London, elected member of the RES Executive & Council who has just finished eight years as a Member of the UK Competition Commission.
Further details here. (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/news-and-events/event-details/?id=24241)


23-24 September 2015       London, UK

Understanding the Great Recession: from micro to macro

IFS and the Bank of England are holding a conference to explore how recent developments in capital and labour markets can help to explain aggregate outcomes since the Great Recession.
The conference will combine microeconomic studies relevant for the UK with papers that draw lessons from other countries. It will bring together academics, researchers and policymakers. Papers and discussions will cover issues around:
• participation and labour supply,
• adjustments in real wages and the differences across workers,
• the allocation of workers and capital,
• investment following a financial crisis,
• productivity.

This event is free to attend however places are limited, please register via the IFS website, http://www.ifs.org.uk/events.
Venue: Bank of England, Threadneedle St, London, EC2R 8AH

Confirmed speakers:
Keynote: Professor Robert E. Hall (Stanford)
Sir Richard Blundell (University College London & IFS)
Ben Broadbent (Deputy Governor, Bank of England)
Professor Tito Boeri (Bocconi University)
Chiara Criscuolo (OECD)
Professor Christian Dustman (University College London)
John Fernald (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)
Professor Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College London)
Professor Steve Machin (University College London)
James Richardson (Director, Fiscal group, HM Treasury)
Professor John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)


25 September            London

The Money Macro Finance Group invites you to participate in a new initiative to understand macroeconomic policy in the aftermath of the financial crisis and attend the inaugural conference on key issues in monetary and financial policy in the UK. Monetary and Financial Policy Conference, Bloomberg, City Gate House, 39-45 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1PQ. 08.00 to 18.00. The event is funded by the ESRC, Royal Economic Society and the MMF.

Speakers: Angus Armstrong, Kate Barker, Charles Bean, Nick Bloom, George Buckley, Willem Buiter, Wendy Carlin, Diane Coyle, Wouter Den Haan, Shamik Dhar, Alfred Duncan, Alain Durre, Douglas Gale, Charles Goodhart, David Marsh, David Miles, John Muellbauer, Charles Nolan, Huw Pill, Gareth Ramsay, Dave Ramsden, Paul Tucker, Sushil Wadhwani.

Registration: conference@mmf.ac.uk with name, job title and institutional affiliation by 12th August 2015.
Further details: www.mmf.ac.uk

October


6-8 October         Manchester

Training course in Policy Evaluation Methods at the University of Manchester. The tutor is Barbara Sianesi of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Fees: £360 (HE); £660 (Charity/Government); £1425 (Others), all exclusive of VAT.

Programme details: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/uploads/cemmap%202015_16/PEM_3%20day.pdf

To book a place: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/events

8-9 October             Mannheim, Germany

5th SEEK Conference: Overcoming the Crisis. How to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Europe? Deadline for registration: 30 September 2015. Further information: seek@zew.de

19-21 October         Steyr, Austria

15th FRAP Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspectives. The Perspectives invite an inter-disciplinary global academic audience from all related fields. Deadline for registration: 1 September 2015.
Further information: http://www.acrn.eu/frap


22-23 October                 Kyrenia Cyprus

INFER International Workshop on Applied Economics and Finance. This workshop provides an opportunity for all those interested in the Applied Economics and Finance to discuss their research and to exchange ideas. Researchers are invited to submit both empirical and theoretical papers that are broadly consistent with the workshop. See the website for a listing of topics. Further information:
http://www.infer-research.net/call_detail.php?id=146


29-30 October         London

Masterclass in Empirical Process theory Tools for Statistics at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. The tutor is Jon Wellner of the University of Washington. Fees: £75 (HE); £200 (Charity/Government); £450 (Others), all exclusive of VAT.

To book a place: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/booking


November


3-4 November         London

Training course in Panel/Longitudinal Data Analysis at the Economics Department of University College London. The tutor is Frank Windmeijer of the University of Bristol. Fees: £240 (HE); £440 (Charity/Government); £950 (Others), all exclusive of VAT.

To book a place: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/events


5-6 November         London

Masterclass in Fixed Effects Treatment of Panel Data at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. The tutor is Bo Honoré of Princeton University. Fees: £75 (HE); £200 (Charity/Government); £450 (Others), all exclusive of VAT.

To book a place: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/booking


9-10 November         Manchester

Training Course on Discrete Choice Demand Estimation at the University of Manchester. The tutor is Lars Nesheim of Cemmap and UCL. Fees: £240 (HE); £440 (Charity/Government); £950 (Others), all exclusive of VAT.

To book a place: http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/booking

23-25 November             London

Conference on Microprudential Supervision of banks and insurers - organised by the Bank of England’s Centre for Central Banking Studies. Topics covered will include models of financial services regulation; a judgement-based, forward-looking approach to prudential supervision; the interplay between micro= and macroprudential regulation. Further information: www.bankofengland.co.uk/education/Pages/ccbs/events/events.aspx


25-27 November             Hangjou, China

Harmonious Development, Common Prosperity and the Transformation of Cities and Regions. Deadline for participant registration: 16 November 2015. Further information: www.regionalstudies.org/conferences


30 November - 11 December London

Conference on Economic modelling and forecasting - organised by the Bank of England’s Centre for Central
Banking Studies. The event is a combination of lectures on the theory and methods of policy analysis and design, practical problems in modelling and forecasting and computer-based exercises. Further information: www.bankofengland.co.uk/education/Pages/ccbs/events/events.aspx

December

4-5 December                 Rzeszow, Poland

Conference on Financialisation, Its Economic and Social Impact at the University of Information Technology and Management, Rzeszow, Poland. Keynote speakers include Malcolm Sawyer (Leeds) Alessandro Vercelli (Siena) Trevor Evans (Berlin). The conference will discuss all aspects of the growth of financial intermediation, credit and debt and their economic and social consequences. Further information: http://finansjalizacja.wsiz.pl/en/


15-16 December             Frankfurt-Main, Germany


Workshop on Challenges for long-run growth in the euro area. Theoretical and empirical papers invited.
Deadline: 4 September 2015. Further information: Nicola.Bowen@ecb.europa.eu or Tzveta.Maneva@ecb.europa.eu


2016


January


7-10 January             Singapore

Western Economic Association International 12th International Conference. Keynote speakers include:
Sir James Mirrlees, Peter Diamond and Yew-Kwang Ng. Further information: sessions@weai.org

February


9-12 February                 Miami, USA

IISES 5th Economics and Finance Conference. Theconference is focused on: micro-, macro- labour economics, international economics and finance and banking. The deadline for paper submissions 12 January 2016. Further information: http://www.iises.net/upcomingconferences


March


21-23 March             Brighton

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference. Submissions are invited for the 2016 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place from Monday 21 March to Wednesday 23 March 2016 at the University of Sussex, Brighton. Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited from academic, government and business economists in any field of economics and econometrics. The deadlines for submissions are as follows:

Deadline for the submission of papers: 11 October 2015. This must be done via the link available at the Conference Homepage.

Deadline for the submission of special session proposals: 1 November 2015. These should be sent by email to the Programme Chair (Conference2016@res.org.uk) and should include a short description of the intended session along with the proposed list of contributors (typically three/four, perhaps including the proposer) and indicative paper titles.

Notification of acceptance will be by the end of December 2015, while online registration opens from January 2016. Further information: http://www.res.org.uk/view/0/2016conference_home.html


30 March to 2 April Freiburg, Germany

The Annual Meeting of the European Public Choice Society will be held from March 30th to April 2nd, 2016 at the University of Freiburg in Germany.The European Public Choice Society promotes scientific research on the economics and politics of public and non-market decision-making, political economy and the economics of institutions.

Keynote speakers:     Eliana La Ferrara (Università Bocconi)
                                   Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick)

Deadlines
• Submission of papers until November 30th, 2015.
• Decisions on acceptance is communicated until mid-January 2016.
• Early registration at a reduced rate is possible until February 3rd, 2016.
• Late registration at a higher rate is possible until March 3rd, 2016.

Researchers below the age of 30 are invited to also enter the competition to win the Wicksell Prize.

Further information can be found at the conference website.


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


25-27 May         Crete

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

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