RES 2022 Annual Conference

The RES 2022 Annual Conference will take place virtually from Monday 11 April to Wednesday 13 April 2022.  The Annual Conference is our flagship event bringing together hundreds of academic and professional economists to present the latest developments in economics and showcase their real-world application.  A video summarising the highlights of the 2021 programme can be viewed here.

Book before Monday 28 February to receive the early bird discount

Ticket prices and information on RES membership can be found below.

Conference programme

You can view the full Conference programme here. The programme includes an engaging selection of special and general sessions, 3 lunchtime chats, an evening panel delivered by the University of Warwick and 4 keynotes.  To enhance your conference experience and to provide an opportunity for in-person networking, the RES will be supporting three in-person hub events, these are free to attend for conference delegates, for more information, please see below.

In-person hubs

Three hub events will offer conference delegates face-to-face time with peers and colleagues, included in your conference ticket.  Each hub venue will host an in-person keynote, networking opportunities and time to come together to view the virtual keynotes:

Monday 11 April, 12.00-18.00: University of Reading, UK 
Theme - Labour Keynote: TBC

Tuesday 12 April, 12.00-18.00: University of Manchester, UK
Theme - Economic Growth Keynote: Prof Oded Galor, Brown University
Poster sessions available

Wednesday 13 April, 12.00-19.00: Ashoka University, India
Theme - Women and Work Keynote: Prof Farzana Afridi, Indian Statistical Institute


Keynote speakers

We are delighted to have an exciting line up of speakers throught the conference both virtually and at our hub venues. Find out more and read speaker bio's here.


With thanks to:

Programme Chair: Sanjeev Goyal, University of Cambridge
Deputy Programme Chair: Rebecca Riley, King's College London

#RES2022 Ticket prices

Ticket prices

Early bird discount ends on Monday 28 February.  All ticket prices include access to an in-person hub event.  



Full conference £85.00 (£60.00 with early bird discount)
One day ticket £50.00 (£30.00 with early bird discount)
PhD student / full conference £30.00


Full conference £140.00 (£125.00 with early bird discount)
One day ticket £90.00 (£55.00 with early bird discount)


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Note all payments are taken via debit/credit card.  If you cannot pay via this method, please contact and we will issue you an invoice.

Membership benefits 

Before registering, you might like to consider becoming a member of the RES.  When taking advantage of the Early Bird rate (ending 28 February) members will receive over 50% off the full conference ticket price.  After the event, members will be able to access videos and recordings from Conference.

Additional benefits of membership include access to The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal, a monthly e-newsletter and the opportunity to apply for one of our grant schemes.

Click here to read more about the benefits of RES membership and join. 


At our three hub venues, we are offering conference delegates the opportunity to attend in-person events in order to facilitate networking.  The hub events are free to attend and are taking place as follows:


Sponsorship and exhibition

We are delighted to make available our sponsorship and exhibition packages for 2022, we have a great range of packages available.

For information on sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2022 RES Annual Conference, please email RES Events


Financial support: PhD Assistance Scheme

The RES supports it members via a suite of grants. To support your attendance at our in-person hub events, we will be offering financial support towards your travel costs:

PhD Assistance Scheme 
In order to receive financial assistance, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a member of the RES
  • Be a full-time PhD student (Please note full time employed or fully funded PhD students are not eligible)

Following your attendance at the Conference you can claim:

​​​​​​Please note we will not cover accommodation expenses – it is expected that eligible PhD students will be funded by themselves, their department or elsewhere. By in country we mean delegates within the UK and India can use this fund towards travel to a hub in your country.

In order to claim expenses, you will need to provide the following:

  • Certificate of attendance - obtained from the RES during the Conference by emailing:
  • Copies of your travel receipt or ticket with value and evidence of advanced travel included.  Once you have these items, you can apply below.
  • Deadline for applications: 3 June 2022

Media Policy

The RES Annual Conference is open to accredited representatives of print, broadcast and electronic media who are intending to actively report on the Annual Conference.  Please see our media policy for further details on how to apply for a media pass.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting a paper to the RES Annual Conference you consent to the RES securely holding details of your submission to the conference for a period of no longer than 24 months for the purposes of analysing submissions. You understand submission details will only be passed to members of the Programme Committee for the purposes of processing the submissions for acceptance onto the RES Annual Conference.

As this is an open scientific conference, all accepted papers will be available in the public domain by default. You will however, be able to update your submission with a more recent version of your paper for submission made through ConferenceMaker.

Any personal data which may be submitted as part of the submission and selection procedure, will be processed by RES in accordance with any applicable data protection legislation, and RES Privacy Notice. You can stop the processing of your data at any time by emailing requesting that your submission be withdrawn.

The Royal Economic Society will be filming large parts of the Conference for wider dissemination. It is presumed that those attending the RES Conference have no objection to being included in footage of the Conference. Any attendee who explicitly wishes not to be included in any broadcast film should contact the RES organisers during the Conference. We will then seek to edit film footage accordingly.