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Second Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum: Towards Global Agreements on Environmental Protection and Sustainability, April 9 to 11, 2015, University of Bath
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.
The first Forum was hosted by the University of Exeter in 2011. As before, the second forum will not only involve top quality academic presentations (ten academic keynote presentations and 40 academic contributed papers) but ensures 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.
For more information and papers submission, please visit here or contact sustainability-forum@bath.ac.uk

 

SWISS SOCIETY FOR FINANCIAL MARKET RESEARCH (SGF) 18th CONFERENCE, Zurich, SIX Swiss Exchange, April 10, 2015
Deadline for submission of papers is October 31, 2014, 24.00 CET
The conference organisers would like to invite both academics and practitioners to submit papers on all topic areas of financial market research. Papers must be in English. For online paper submission please visit the website at www.fmpm.ch/conference. Papers accepted for presentation at the conference are eligible for the Best Paper Award sponsored by SIX Swiss Exchange which carries a cash prize of 4'000 CHF.
Registration
There is no deadline for registration. The conference fee is 200 CHF. PhD students can be granted a reduced fee of 120 CHF (proof of enrollment required). In case you have not registered for conference participation by April 9, 2015, the walk-in rate amounts to 250 CHF. Furthermore, there will be a pre-conference dinner in Zurich on April 9, 2015. The fee for this dinner amounts to 120 CHF.
For further information, please contact Michael Herold or Christian Putz through sgf-conference@fmpm.ch or view the website at www.fmpm.ch/conference

 

14th Annual GEP Postgraduate Conference 2015, University of Nottingham, 23rd and 24th April, 2015
The 14th GEP Postgraduate Conference will take place on 23rd and 24th April 2015 at the University of Nottingham.  The Conference provides a forum for the dissemination of student research relating to issues of Globalisation and Economic Policy from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. These areas include Foreign Direct Investment, Trade, Productivity, Economics of the MNEs, Migration and Labour Market Adjustment. The objective of the Conference is to bring together a number of PhD students to discuss their own research ideas with established researchers in a relaxed atmosphere. The Conference is open to graduate students engaged in the preparation of a doctoral dissertation.  Speakers will be selected on the basis of submitted papers or an extended abstract.  (Preference will, however, be given to papers.)
Submission
Applicants must submit their CV, a letter of support from their PhD supervisor (sent separately by email) and the paper to be presented.  If a full paper is not yet available, please include a detailed abstract, providing clearly the motivation for the work, the relationship to the literature, the method used and the expected results. Those who are invited to present a paper are expected to deliver a complete paper before the Conference and in time for distribution among the participants.
Applications must be sent by e-mail to: Dr Roberto Bonfatti roberto.bonfatti@nottingham.ac.uk
Deadline for submission: 15 January 2015
Keynote speaker: Dr Ben Zissimos (University of Exeter)
Fees
There is an £120 registration fee to contribute towards costs, which includes up to two nights’ accommodation.
Best Paper Prize
The organising committee will award a prize of ₤100 to the best paper presented at the Conference.
Further information on the Conference can be found here

 

The 3rd PhD Workshop Experimental Development Economics: Lab in the Field, London, April 25, 2015
The workshop, organised by Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences (CBESS) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and The Choice Lab at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), 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. Please indicate whether you would like to present your work. If so you also need to include an extended abstract of your research containing a description of the research question and lab-in-field experiment you (intend to) use. Early registration is strongly recommended.
For full information on the programme and venue, please click here

 

WEHIA 2015, Sophia Antipolis, France, 21-23 May 2015
The 20th Annual Workshop on the Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA) will be held in Sophia Antipolis, in the Côte d'Azur region of France,from Thursday, May 21  to Saturday, May 23, 2015. The conference is open to all theoretical and empirical contributions using a complex evolving system approach in economics. Workshop topics thus cover research in all areas benefitting by models with interacting agents. Contributions with empirical applications are also appreciated. The conference will be preceded by a two-days doctoral summer school on agent-based modelling, on the analysis of economic and social networks, and on experimental economics. Ph.d. students willing to attend the school are invited to enroll via the conference website.
Submission
Paper submission is open to junior and senior researchers. Deadline for application is January 31, 2015. To submit an abstract of max 1000 words, visit here. All acceptance/rejection decisions will be communicated by February 28, 2015. Selected papers presented during the conference will be published as a special issue in one (or more) highly regarded journals.
Registration
Deadline for early registration is March 31, 2015.
Conference website: http://wehia2015.sciencesconf.org
Contact: wehia2015@sciencesconf.org

 

First Bordeaux-Milano Joint Workshop on Agent-Based Macroeconomics, Bordeaux - June 4-5, 2015.
Organized by: GREThA (UMR CNRS 5113), Bordeaux University and CLE, Catholic University of Milan
The call for papers is available here.
The deadline for submission is March 15, 2015.
Please send your full articles to Murat Yildizoglu, murat.yildizoglu@u-bordeaux.fr.
There is no registration fee.

 

Barcelona GSE Summer Forum: June 8-20, 2015
The Barcelona GSE organizes the third Barcelona GSE Summer Forum. The 2015 Summer Forum is a series of 28 independent workshops and policy events that cover the main fields of Economics. The complete workshops' list and more detailed information on the Barcelona GSE Summer Forum 2015 and the previous editions is available on http://www.barcelonagse.eu/summer-forum.html.
To submit a Paper use the following link: http://www.barcelonagse.eu/summer-forum-form.html
The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2015. Submissions should include either a full paper or an extended abstract with the main results. Authors chosen to present papers will be notified approximately by the end of February, 2015. A preliminary program will be announced approximately by March 1 2015. 

 

Banco de España - Banque de France Research Conference, "Structural Reforms In The Wake Of Recovery: Where Do We Stand?", Madrid, 18-19 June 2015
You are invited to submit a paper for the upcoming conference Structural Reforms In The Wake Of Recovery: Where Do We Stand?, jointly sponsored by Banco de España and Banque de France.
The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners to discuss the aggregate implications of structural reforms (including reforms in labor and product markets, fiscal frameworks, pension systems and insolvency procedures, among others).
The event is open to both theoretical and empirical analyses. Yann Algan (Sciences Po Paris), Jordi Galí (UPF), Luis Garicano (LSE) and Francesco Giavazzi (Bocconi) have confirmed their participation. The conference will include a policy panel.
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • The macroeconomic impact of structural reforms, both in the short and long run
  • The optimal timing of structural reforms
  • Interaction between structural reforms and macroeconomic policies
  • International spillovers of structural reforms
  • Case studies of particular structural reforms: ex ante and ex post evaluations

If you would like to submit a paper, please send a draft in PDF or Word format by email to conference2015@bde.es, stating in the subject: “2015 BdE-BdF Conference”. The deadline is 28 February, 2015.
The papers to be presented will be selected by a scientific committee formed by: Tullio Jappelli (University of Naples Federico II), Casey Mulligan (The University of Chicago), Jesús Fernández-Villaverde (University of Pennsylvania), Marco Celentani (Universidad Carlos III), Fabio Ghironi (University of Washington) and Gerard Llobet (CEMFI).
Travel and accommodation expenses will be reimbursed for presenters of accepted papers.
Further information can be found here

 

8th Paris Joint Macro Workshop, 22 June, 2015, Banque de France, Paris
The Foundation Banque de France organizes, jointly with several institutions (CREST / Polytechnique, PSE, Sciences Po, TSE) the 8th Joint French Macro Workshops.
Applications from Europe-based economists should be sent to fondation.rech@banque-france.fr by 7 April 2015.
Further information can be found at www.foundationbdf.fr 

 

64th Annual Meeting of the French Economic Association, Rennes (France), June 22-24, 2015
The 64th Annual Meeting of the French Economic Association (AFSE) will be held in Rennes (France) on June 22-24, 2015. It is organized by the Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM-CNRS).
You are invited to submit a full-length paper no later than March 8, 2015 on the website: http://www.afse2015.sciencesconf.org. Papers in any subfield of economics as well as papers adopting methodologies of other sciences are welcome. A Poster session will be organized for Job market candidates to present their PhD research.
Presentations will be exclusively in English.
For any question please contact the Local Organization committee at afse2015@univ-rennes1.fr

 

Summer Workshop in Economic Growth , Monday 6 July – Friday 10 July 2015, Department of Economics and CAGE at The University of Warwick
The Warwick Summer Workshop in Economic Growth 2015 will give researchers the opportunity to learn about frontier research in the field of Economic Growth and present their own research.
Full information can be found here
 

 

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