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

Call for Papers: Developments in Economics Education Conference (DEE):
Deadline for submissions: 20 February 2015
Venue: University of Birmingham
Date: 10 & 11 September 2015

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.

We are now accepting submissions for the conference until 20 February 2015.

Abstracts can be submitted on our website, where you will also find further information about conference themes and booking: www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/dee2015

Call for Papers: Deadline for paper submission 27 March, 2015.

10th Anniversary International Conference on Competition and Regulation (CRESSE)
“Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation” 3rd – 5th of July 2015, Rethymnon city in the island of Crete in Greece. Keynote speakers: Professor Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)and Nobel Prize winner Professor Jean Tirole (Toulouse University).  Submissions of theoretical, policy oriented or empirical papers related to any one of the main aspects of Competition Policy (dominance, collusion or mergers) or Sectoral Regulation or to issues of policy implementation, enforcement and Stade-Aid are welcomed.

Deadline for paper submission: 27th March, 2015.
Acceptance of papers by 11th May, 2015.
Those who wish to present should send their papers electronically to katsoul@aueb.gr.
More information: http://www.cresse.info/

Conferences & Workshops

2015
January

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


22-23 January 2015
Edinburgh, UK

Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group
The next meeting of the Group is to be held in conjunction with Policy Scotland and the Centre for Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD). This will be take place in Edinburgh at the Open University in Scotland. The Seminar has as its theme Devolution and Federalism in a Post-Referendum UK, and will be centred on presentations by invited speakers. There will be no charge for attendance at this Seminar.
Further information: www.uresg.org


February

February 12 - 14, 2015
Berlin, Germany

The Political Economy of International Organizations (PEIO) VIII
conference brings together economists, political scientists and other scholars to address political-economy issues related to any international organization, including the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and also other international organizations that have yet received less attention in the academic literature. Questions we seek to address include how IOs are organized and governed, what are the incentives of governments dealing with IOs as well as the incentives of the bureaucrats who staff them, and what are the effects of IOs on policy outcomes.

Organized by: Hertie School of Governance
Contact Person: Axel Dreher - conference@peio.me
Website: http://peio.me/


14-15 February
Surabaya, Indones
ia

6th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences will be hosted by Dr Soetomo University Surabaya, Indonesia. 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 economics, development studies, social sciences, business and technology.

More details: http://ifrnd.org/ConferenceDetail.aspx?ConferencelID=51

March


March 30 - April 1, 2015
Manchester, UK

The 2015 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place from Monday 30th March to Wednesday 1st April 2015 at the University of Manchester and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Royal Economic Society and the Economic Journal
The keynote lectures will be given by:
• Hahn Lecture: Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia)
• Sargan Lecture: Michael Keane (Oxford)
• Economic Journal Lecture: Philippe Aghion (Harvard)
• Presidential Address: Sir Charles Bean (LSE)

The 2015 conference also celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Royal Economic Society and the Economic Journal. A number of special sessions will be linked to the launch of the 125th anniversary special edition of the Economic Journal and will include contributions from a distinguished list of speakers.
Local Organiser RES 2015: Ralf Becker (Manchester)
Conference e-mail: Res.Conference.2015@gmail.com
Webage: http://www.res.org.uk/view/0/2015conference_home.html

1 March 2015
Call for Papers:
The International Social Science Council is pleased to announce that the Call for abstracts for the 2015 World Social Science Forum (WSSF) has just been published. 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.
The deadline for the receipt of all abstracts is 1 March 2015. Authors of abstracts whose entries are selected will be notified by the WSSF 2015 Scientific Committee by 17 April 2015 and will be requested to confirm their conference registration by 6 May 2015. Authors will be notified of the final WSSF programme by 31st May 2015.

More information about the 2015 WSSF can be found on the event’s website: www.wssf2015.org

30th - 31st March 2015
Oxford, UK


2nd International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Education and Training at the Examination Schools, University of Oxford.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Dr Debra Stewart - President Emerita and Senior Scholar, Council of Graduate Schools, USA
Professor Joe Luca - Dean, Graduate Research School, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Dr David Lefevre - Co-Founder and Chairman, Epigeum, UK

The UK Council for Graduate Education organising committee for the 2nd Conference in this series have identified five key themes relevant to ongoing initiatives and developments in doctoral education internationally. These themes offer a major platform to assess and discuss doctoral education and training in the international context, with an opportunity to share experience and network with colleagues old and new from throughout the world.
More information on Website: 2nd DDET

April


April 6 - 7, 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece

1st International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance : The Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia organizes the 1st International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), which will be held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. The aim is to bring together academics, young scholars, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students working on applied theory, macro and empirical finance. Selected papers will be included in a special issue of Economic Modelling. The registration fee is € 150 and includes coffee breaks, two lunches and meeting material.
Submission deadline: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Registration deadline: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Contact Person: Theodore Panagiotidis - amef@uom.edu.gr
Website: http://amef2015.uom.gr

April 9, 2015
Bath, UK

The Second Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum: Towards Global Agreements on Environmental Protection and Sustainability
The Department of Economics and the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath are hosting a three-day international forum to discuss state-of-the-art academic research on international environmental agreements informed by the insights of key policy-makers and practitioners in the field. With ten academic keynote presentations and 40 academic contributed papers this forum will ensure engagement with stakeholders through roundtable discussions and public lectures. Thus, the forum is distinct from many other major international conferences in seeking to connect researchers with those who design and implement policy, and those who are affected by such policy.
Further information: http://www.bath.ac.uk/economics/events/news_0003.html


April 15 - 17, 2015
York, UK

Organized by KES International, Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2015 - InnovationKT 2015 is the conference for knowledge professionals - those academics, business people, managers and researchers working with innovation, enterprise, knowledge transfer, exchange and sharing.
Deadline for submission: Monday, January 19, 2015
Deadline for Registration: Sunday, March 01, 2015
Contact Person: Laura Jones - laurajones@knowalliance.org
Website: http://inkt15.innovationkt.org/


April 17 - 19, 2015
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Conference on Political Economy
International and interdisciplinary gathering of scholars and supporters of political economy of freedom. During two days of the conference, participants will have an opportunity to participate in lectures and debates focusing on economics, political science, history, philosophy and other humanities, and to discuss these issues with leading theorists in the field, both from Europe and overseas. Keynote addresses by William White and Michael Wohlgemuth.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals submission: Sunday, March 01, 2015
Deadline for Registration: Friday, April 10, 2015
Organized by: CEVRO Institute [School of legal and social studies]
Contact Person: Josef Sima - josef.sima@vsci.cz
Website: http://www.cevroinstitut.cz/en/Section/pcpe/

May

May 18 - 19, 2015
Singapore, Singapore

5th Annual International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Economics Research (QQE 2015). The QQE conference is dedicated in providing researchers, academicians and students with a thorough understanding of the core techniques of quantitative and qualitative economics as well as their strengths and limitations. We also welcome participants to include their understanding of the qualitative and quantitative application to test economic theories and measure magnitudes relevant for economic policy and other decisions.

Deadline for Registration: Monday, March 16, 2015
Contact Person: Conference Secretariat - secretariat@qq-economics.org
Website: http://www.qq-economics.org/index.html

June


June 12-20,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College is pleased to announce the sixth Hyman P. Minsky Summer Seminar from June 12-20, 2015. The Seminar will be of particular interest to graduate students, recent graduates, and those at the beginning of their academic or professional career.

Application deadline: March 1, 2015.
More details at: http://www.levyinstitute.org/news/minsky-summer-seminar-2015
Name of event: The Hyman P. Minsky Summer Seminar
http://www.levyinstitute.org/news/minsky-summer-seminar-2015
Date: June 12-20, 2015
Location: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

Deadline for applications: March 1, 2015
For more information: howard@levy.org

June 25 - 27, 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece

The 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE) will be hosted by the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece, on June 25-27, 2015. 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.
Submission deadline: Monday, February 02, 2015
Registration: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Contact Person: Theologos Pantelidis - info@iaae2015.org
Website: http://www.iaae2015.org/


July


3-5 July
Crete, Greece

The 2015 Conference on “Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation” will take place from 3rd – 5th of July 2015 in Rethymnon city in the island of Crete in Greece. Keynote speakers: Professor Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)and Nobel Prize winner Professor Jean Tirole (Toulouse University).
Deadline for paper submission: 27th March, 2015.
Acceptance of papers by 11th May, 2015.
More information: http://www.cresse.info/


July 2 - 4, 2015
Regensburg, Germany

Migration in and out of East and Southeast Europe: Values, Network, Well-Being, organized by the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS).
Migration is a key driver of social change, it shapes political landscapes, creates and disrupts social networks, changes population structures, transforms values and attitudes, impacts on labour markets, and affects living standards and well-being. Especially since the 19th century, intense international and domestic migration has had a significant impact on the societies of East and Southeast Europe. Many countries in the region have been prominent emigration countries, while at the same time being major destinations for immigrants and experiencing large-scale domestic migration.

This conference aims at exploring a range of social, economic, and cultural effects of migration on the countries of East and Southeast Europe.
Submission deadline: Sunday, January 18, 2015
Deadline for Registration: Monday, June 15, 2015
Contact Person: IOS Regensburg - AnnualConference@ios-regensburg.de
Website: http://www.ios-regensburg.de/fileadmin/doc/veranstaltungen/2015/CfP_IOS-2015.pdf


September

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.
Submissions are welcome until 20 February 2015. Abstracts can be submitted on our website, where you will also find further information about conference themes and booking. 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: 1 March 2015 (see above).

More information about the 2015 WSSF can be found on the event’s website: www.wssf2015.org

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