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RCEA Macro-Money-Finance Workshop "Advances in Macroeconomics and Finance ", Rimini Palacongressi, May 19-20, 2016
Keynote speakers are Steven Ambler (Université du Québec à Montréal, C.D. Howe Institute and RCEA), Gary Koop (University of Strathclyde and RCEA) and Marco Pagano (University of Naples Federico II, EIEF and CSEF). Organizing Committee: Jurek Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA) and Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna and Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)


10th Annual RCEA Bayesian Econometric Workshop, Rimini Palacongressi, May 19-20, 2016
The Workshop “Advances in Macroeconomics and Finance”  will be running simultaneously with the 10th Rimini Bayesian Econometric Workshop with invited speakers Mark Jensen (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) and Simon Potter (Federal Reserve Bank of New York).
There are no submission fees.
Information about past workshops and RCEA activities can be found at
For additional information about paper submission, accommodation and registration contact the RCEA secretary at


Innovation Growth Lab Conference “Making Innovation and Growth Policy Work” and IGL Research meeting, London, May 24-25, 2016
In May 2016 the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) is hosting its first Global Conference, to showcase the latest trends and cutting-edge ideas in innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policy, as well as examining the power of experimentation to transform this space. We expect the conference to challenge conceptions of what constitutes effective policy in this area and shed light on how economies around the world can become more innovative and entrepreneurial.
The conference, which will take place on Wednesday 25 May 2016, is themed “Making innovation and growth policy work”. It will bring together leading policy makers, practitioners, and researchers to discuss how to develop more effective innovation, entrepreneurship and growth policies.
The IGL Research Meeting will be held on Tuesday 24 May 2016. The meeting will gathering leading researchers from around the world to discuss academic research that uses experimental methods to improve our understanding of the drivers of innovation, entrepreneurship and growth, and what works in encouraging them.
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30th ESPE Conference, June 15 - 18, 2016, Berlin, Germany
The 30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) will take place on June 15-18, 2016, organized by the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) at the Harnack House, in Berlin.
The aim of the Conference is to facilitate the exchange of research ideas and results across a range of fields, including the economics of the household, labour economics, public economics, demography, and health economics.
Paper submission opens on November 1, 2015. 
For more details, please visit the conference web page:


IV WORKSHOP ON URBAN ECONOMICS, Barcelona, June, 13 to 14, 2016
The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) will host its fourth workshop on Urban Economics on the 13th and 14th June 2016. The aim of the workshop is to bring together original research in the area of urban economics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. The accepted papers will be presented in parallel sessions that will be complemented with three plenary sessions.
Deadline for submission of papers: March 28, 2016
Full information on the conference here


IEB/UEA SUMMER SCHOOL IN URBAN ECONOMICS for Economics PhD Students, Barcelona, June, 15-16-17, 2016
This Summer School is designed for Economics PhD students with an interest in Urban and Regional topics. In addition to those students specialized in Urban and Regional Economics, we encourage the participation from PhD students in Labour, Development, Public, Trade and other applied fields who want to improve their knowledge in the field. The objective of the school is twofold: to offer an intensive training program for interested PhD students, and to provide them with the opportunity to present and discuss their own ongoing research with leading researchers in the field in a relaxed and open atmosphere.
Deadline for applications: April 4, 2016
Full information on the conference here


4th Time Series Econometrics Workshop,  Rimini on June 18 – 19, 2016
Keynote speakers are Peter C.B. Phillips (Yale University, University of Auckland, University of Southampton, Singapore Management University) and A.M. Robert Taylor (University of Essex). Organizing Committee Karim M. Abadir (Imperial College London and RCEA)
 and Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna, Wilfrid Laurier University and RCEA)
There are no submission fees.
Information about past workshops and RCEA activities can be found at
For additional information about paper submission, accommodation and registration contact the RCEA secretary at


7th International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education (IWAEE), Catanzaro Italy, June 19 -21, 2016.
The conference programme will include invited lectures, contributed sessions and poster sessions. The keynote speakers are Lance Lochner (University of Western Ontario), Eric Plug (University of Amsterdam) and Jacob Vigdor (University of Washington). Full papers or extended abstracts are submitted through the workshop website by midnight March 1 2016. Contributions across all applied areas of education economics will be considered. Preference will be given to full papers for contributed sessions. Registration fees will be €380 and €280 for doctoral students. The conference is organised jointly by the Department S.G.S.E.S, Magna Graecia University and the Economics Department, Lancaster University. For further details please contact


18th ZEW Summer Workshop for Young Economists: "Structural Models for Policy Evaluation", Mannheim, July 4 to 7, 2016
This year’s objective is to discuss recent developments and empirical applications of structural models for policy evaluation. The workshop aims at bringing together promising international doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows for four days of intense training by renowned international scholars. The summer school will include lectures by three leading economists and paper presentations allowing the participants to present and discuss their work, and get advice from the lecturers.
Young scholars who wish to attend the workshop are invited to submit a paper. Papers should use a structural approach to the evaluation of economic policies. We particularly welcome applications from the fields of labour economics and public finance.
Advanced doctoral students and postdocs within three years after completion of their thesis are invited to submit a paper. The ZEW Summer Workshop is open to a maximum of 20 participants. There are no participation fees. However, travel and accommodation expenses have to be covered by the participants.
During the summer workshop, the best paper will be honoured with the Heinz König Young Scholar Award, which is named after the late founding director of ZEW. An award ceremony will conclude the workshop. The award is sponsored by Wolfgang Franz, the former president of ZEW and former chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts. The prize includes an endowment of 5,000 € as well as a three-month research visit to ZEW.
Paper Submission
Researchers interested in participating should submit a full paper version (preliminary versions are welcome) and a CV here no later than April 1, 2016.
For further information, please see the attached Call for Papers and the website of the workshop here.


Chinese Economic Association Annual Conference, September 1 to September 3 2016, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
In recent years, China has quickly developed into a new engine for global economic growth and has become a new ascendant power in the international system. In search of well-founded answers to the micro and macro issues concerning the economics, finance, and politics of China’s development, and especially the “One Belt, One Road” Initiative, the main theme of the 27th Annual Conference of CEA (UK) and the 8th CEA (Europe) Conference concerns China’s new way of integration with the world whilst exploring the opportunities of the “One Belt, One Road” Initiative for the global economic system.
More information and download of Call for Papers here


VII WORKSHOP ON ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION: "Evaluation of Education and Training Policies"., Barcelona, September 5 to 6, 2016
The evaluation of public policies is one of the most active and innovative areas of research in the social sciences in general and, specifically, in economics. Educational policies have received significant attention in this process. The intended aim of this workshop is double: on the one hand, to establish and share the theoretical and methodological knowledge frontier of the evaluation of educational policies. On the other hand, to have access to a diversity of applied studies in which different methodologies are used.
Deadline for submission of papers: June 15, 2016
Full information on the conference here


33rd CIRET Conference: “Economic Tendency Surveys and Economic Policy”, Copenhagen, September 14 – 16, 2016.
The overall aim of CIRET (Centre of International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys) conferences is to encourage and improve communication, exchange and co-operation between academics and practitioners who conduct economic surveys, analyse survey data and develop or make use of cyclical indicators. The 33rd edition of the CIRET conference will be held from September 14 until September 16 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Topics discussed will include: [1] Short-term economic surveys and indicators, [2] Surveys related to structural aspects of the economy and [3] Nowcasting.
The call for papers is already published and submission (including an abstract) will be possible starting at the end of January 2016 through the CIRET website. The deadline for submissions is on April 15, 2016.  The call for papers invites papers related to a broad range of topics to be investigated based on several types of surveys (business tendency surveys, consumer surveys, investment and innovation surveys, etc.). Further, papers based on the development and use of cyclical indicators with survey data, including methodological aspects are invited. Within this framework, all types of contributions are welcome.
For more information on the conference, contact information as well as the official call for papers, please visit here

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