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 and brings 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.

Keynote speakers

Professor Nicholas Bloom

Hahn Lecture

Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR, and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on working from home, management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of the Sloan Fellowship, the Bernacer Prize, the Frisch Medal and a National Science Foundation Career Award. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London. On the personal side he is English, living with his Scottish wife and American kids on Stanford campus, in a multi-lingual English household.

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Professor Serena Ng

Sargan Lecture

Serena Ng is Professor of Economics at Columbia University. She is a fellow of the Econometric Society, the International Association of Applied Econometrics, and a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Professor Stefanie Stantcheva

Economic Journal Lecture

Stefanie Stantcheva is a professor of Economics at Harvard University. Her research focuses on how to improve the tax and transfer system for firms and individuals. She combines theory and empirics to study the effects of taxes and transfers on human capital, capital, migration, and innovation and how to incorporate these effects into our tax models. She also explores what drives people's social preferences, attitudes, and perceptions using large-scale online surveys and experiments.

Since May 2018, she has been a member of the French Council of Economic Advisers (Conseil d'Analyse Economique). She received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2014 and was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows 2014-2016 before joining the Harvard Department of Economics in July 2016.

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Presidents Address:

Prof Tim Besley


Professor Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission, Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy. He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Call for Papers

You can now submit a paper for the conference. 

The RES has moved to a new conference submission platform: Oxford Abstracts. Please register to access the platform

Once registered you can make a submission for the conference here

Notes for submitters

  • The deadline for paper submissions is Sunday 7 November 2021at 23.59 (GMT)
  • The conference will be virtual
  • The RES has moved to a new paper submission platform: Oxford Abstracts.  The platform is used by many associations, membership bodies and academic institutions and you may already have log in details
  • As in past years, one author needs to submit a paper on behalf of any co-authors.  That submitter needs to know the name, institution and email address of all authors and must have permission from all authors to submit the paper to the RES Annual Conference
  • Once submitted, you will receive an email confirmation
  • Papers will be reviewed by the RES Conference Committee; a full list of committee members is available here
  • Final programme decisions will be made by our Conference Programme Chair Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge) and Deputy Chair Rebecca Riley (King's College London)
  • Decisions will be emailed to the paper submitter only by the end of 2021.

We will be accepting submissions for both General Sessions (via Oxford Abstracts) and for Special Sessions (via application).


If you'd like to sponsor all or an element of the annual conference, please contact Georgina, RES Training and Events Manager, on 


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

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Sponsorship and exhibition

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

Our full package brochure will be published in the autumn.

Special Sessions

Applications for Special Sessions for the 2022 Conference are open, please visit this page for more information on applying.


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.