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: PhD Conference in Monetary and Financial Economics 29 June, UWE, Bristol UK.

Centre for Global Finance at the University of the West of England in Bristol invites draft submissions from all research students in this broad field (Including monetary economics, banking, financial markets and corporate finance) who wish to present a paper or take part in a poster session.

Submissions deadline is Friday 22 May to cfge@uwe.ac.uk.
Full details here (separate pdf).

Conferences and Workshops

April

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/

25 April
London

3rd PhD Workshop Experimental Development Economics: Lab in the Field, on 25 April in London, organised by CBESS @ UEA and The Choice Lab @ NHH. Full details (opens in separate pdf).
The workshop is for current and prospective PhD students who are using or planning to use lab-in-the field experiments in developing countries. This year’s workshop focuses on risk. Presentations by expert academics discuss the why and how of lab-in-the field experiments for understanding people’s risky choice behaviour. There will also be an opportunity for selected students to present and receive feedback on their work, focusing on risk or other topics. There is no registration fee for the workshop.
You can register for the workshop by sending an e-mail to Leanne.rhodes@uea.ac.uk mentioning “Registration for lab-in-the field workshop” and containing your name, university, year of study and research topic.

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: passed
Contact Person: Conference Secretariat - secretariat@qq-economics.org
Website: http://www.qq-economics.org/index.html

21-23 May
York, UK


The 2015 RES-York Annual Symposium on Game Theory and Mini-Courses will be held on 21-23 May 2015, with keynote speakers being Bhaskar Dutta (Warwick), Stephen Morris (Princeton), Michael Ostrovsky (Stanford), and Eyal Winter (HUJerusalem & Leicester).

More details can be found at the Symposium website: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/gtsymposium/

Thanks to the support from the Royal Economic Society and the Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, both the symposium and the mini-courses will be free of charge. However, due to capacity constraint, please contact us to apply for a place if you want to attend the events.We will also run two mini-courses, lectured by Bhaskar Dutta and Michael Ostrovsky, on 23 May 2015. Application for participation in either/both of the two events should be made to gametheory@york.ac.uk

Contact Information
Name: Yuan Ju
Address: Department of Economics, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
Email: gametheory@york.ac.uk

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: passed
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
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/

June 29 to July 3, 2015
Corfu, Greece

2nd Summer School in Advanced Economics "Empirical Methods in Economic Growth", hosted by the Department of Economics, University of Ioannina

Thanasis Stengos, Professor of Economics and Graduate Program Coordinator at the University of Guelph will be the Distinguished Guest Professor. The course will be combining a thorough review of the literature (both theoretical and empirical) along with state-of-the-art econometric analysis of the issues. We will apply nonlinear estimation techniques to a comprehensive data set on determinants of economic growth. The course is addressed to target students who would like a comprehensive exposure to the theoretical and empirical aspects of the human capital-economic growth nexus

Further details on the webpage: http://www.elearn.econ.uoi.gr/summerschool/index.html

You can also contact: Mr Apostolis Tsiuris, Department of Economics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina – Greece, tel : +3026510 05929, fax :+3026510 05093, e-mail : atsiuris@cc.uoi.gr


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

19 July - 7 Aug, 2015
Coventry, UK

Warwick Economics Summer SchoolThe Department of Economics at The University of Warwick is launching its next Warwick Economics Summer School, a three week programme which will run from July 19th – August 7th 2015. The Summer School will be taught by world leading Economists including Professors Ken Binmore, Andrew Oswald and Marcus Miller.
The School includes an inspirational programme of evening speakers and intermediate and specialist economics courses as well as a great social programme. A variety of discounts are availlable for early booking. To apply or for further details go to the website: www.warwick.ac.uk/wess


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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