Call for papers - Call for proposals

Organization: Institute for New Economic Thinking
Event: Festival for New Economic Thinking
Submission Deadline: August 21, 2017
Description: The Festival for New Economic Thinking will take place from 19-20 October 2017 at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in Scotland. The event is the result of a collaborative initiative between several organisations, including INET’s Young Scholars Initiative, Rethinking Economics, Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik/ Exploring Economics, The Minskys and The History of Economic Thought Website.
Eligibility: You can apply to the collaborative exhibition and data visualization contest organized by the Working Groups on Economic Development, Africa, Complexity, East Asia, Inequality, Latin America, and Urban and Regional DevelopmentClick here to view the joint call for contributions! Exhibitors will have the chance to showcase their works as well as discuss their original research findings throughout the Festival. Finalists will have the chance to present their research findings and motivation behind the poster in front of a panel of data specialists and professors. The Award for Best Visualization will end the session, based on marking by a panel of senior scholars. All contributions ought to be original work. To submit your contributions, click here!
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Organization: University of Chile and the Millennium Institute for Research in Market Imperfections and Public Policy (MIPP)
Event: Workshop on Political Economy and Political Science
Submission Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: The University of Chile and the Millennium Institute for Research in Market Imperfections and Public Policy (MIPP) is organizing the 2017 version of the Workshop on Political Economy and Political Science. This event will take place on November 30 - December 2, 2017 in Santiago, Chile. The workshop aims at bringing together academics from all over the world, in order to discuss new work in the fields of Political Economy and Political Science. We invite you to submit papers on any topic within these areas.
Eligibility: If you would like to present a paper at this workshop, please send a copy of your work in PDF format to pepsmipp@gmail.com no later than August 31st, 2017. Submissions should be of completed papers; preliminary papers will be considered but abstracts will not. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by September 30th, 2017. Partial funding for travel expenses will be available subject to budgetary constraints. Earlier notification is possible depending on individual needs.
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Organization: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the Banco Central del Uruguay
Event: Workshop on Financial Stability
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the Banco Central del Uruguay are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Workshop on Financial Stability to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 7-8 December 2017. The organizers welcome theoretical and empirical papers on the topics of financial stability, financial regulation and supervision, systemic risk, banking, macro-prudential policies, early warning indicators and other related topics. Contributions on contagion and the propagation of financial risk are particularly welcome this year. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. The 2017 workshop will take place within the framework of the 2017 RIDGE December Forum along with the following workshops: International Macroeconomics, December 5-6 (Montevideo, Uruguay) The RIDGE December Forum aims to favor the spread of high quality research in economics by bringing together top researchers working on the frontier of knowledge with local and regional researchers and policymakers.Participants to this workshop are welcome to attend the other workshops.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, may be submitted. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation (including address, phone number and email of each author) as well as an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper, although can be co-author of other submitted papers. Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted through: http://www.ridge.uy/paper-submission/.
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Organization: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the Banco Central del Uruguay
Event: Workshop on International Macro 
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the Banco Central del Uruguay are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Workshop on International Macro to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 5-6 December 2017. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2017. This year’s event will focus on issues related to capital flows and optimal policy management, international considerations of monetary and macroprudential policies, exchange rates, central banks' balance sheets,fiscal rules and cyclical patterns of fiscal policy, financial frictions and financial stability. The 2017 workshop will take place within the framework of the 2017 RIDGE December Forum along with the following workshop: Financial Stability, December 7-8 (Montevideo, Uruguay) The RIDGE December Forum aims to favor the spread of high quality research in economics by bringing together top researchers working on the frontier of knowledge with local and regional researchers and policymakers.Participants to this workshop are welcome to attend the other workshops.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, may be submitted for consideration for the meeting. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation (including address, phone number and email of each author) as well as an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper, although can be co-author of other submitted papers Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted through: http://www.ridge.uy/paper-submission/.
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Organization: PEP (Partnership for Economic Policy)
Event: Project "Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment - PAGE"
Submission Deadline: September 13, 2017
Description: Building on the success of its Policy Analysis on Growth and Employment (PAGE) program (2012-2015), PEP has been granted funding by the Department for International Development(DFID) of the United Kingdom (or UK Aid) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada in 2016 to launch a new program supporting high quality research, capacity development, and policy engagement for growth and employment in developing countries: PAGE II.
Eligibility: Applicant teams must: Be gender mixed, with female members representing at least 50% of all members (including the team leader). PEP also encourages teams with a female leader. Be composed of at least two (2) junior researchers (aged under 30), all contributing substantively to the proposed research project. Have a maximum of four (4) members, except for field experiments (maximum five members; the fifth member needs additional justification). Be comprised exclusively of individuals born and living in a developing country. Present a sufficient academic and/or professional background in economics research/policy analysis. In particular, having a masters degree/diploma or being currently enrolled in a masters program is considered a minimum requirement (team leaders would normally have a doctoral degree/diploma or be currently enrolled in a doctoral program). Each team should identify one team member who has the expertise and capacities to replace the team leader if the latter is not able to complete the project for any reason.
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Organization: Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the IIEP-BAIRES (UBA-CONICET)
Event: Workshop on Macroeconomics and Development
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2017
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the IIEP-BAIRES (UBA-CONICET) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the Workshop on Macroeconomics and Development to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 14-15 December 2017. The workshop will feature sessions and panels on issues of economic development and macroeconomics, including contributions that are of direct relevance for understanding development processes and the macroeconomic dynamics of Latin American countries. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are encouraged.
Eligibility: Abstracts or full papers, written in English or Spanish, must be submitted for consideration for the workshop. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and the appropriate JEL classification. Abstracts or papers, in PDF format, must be submitted to hebe.dato@fce.uba.ar with subject: RIDGE 2017.
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Organization: SMAUG (Search and Matching, Assets, Unemployment, and Governance)
Event: Workshop on Search & Matching Models in Macroeconomics (SM3)
Submission Deadline: September 15, 2017
Description: The research group at SMAUG (Search and Matching, Assets, Unemployment, and Governance) invites academics to submit their papers for the 2017 Annual Workshop on Search & Matching Models in Macroeconomics (SM3). This event will take place on November 13 - 15, 2017 in Santiago, Chile. Every year, the workshop brings together academics from all over the world to discuss new work in the field of Macroeconomics, with a special focus on Search and Matching Models. This year’s participation list includes professors Guido Menzio (U. Penn), Thepthida Sopresauth (Cergy-Pontoise) and Cyril Monnet (Bern), among others.
Eligibility: We welcome theoretical, empirical, and mixed contributions in a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, labor, monetary, financial, housing, product, and marriage markets. To be considered for inclusion in the program, please submit a copy of your completed work (in PDF format) to workshopsm3@gmail.com no later than September 15th, 2017.Preliminary papers will be considered but abstracts will not. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by October 5th, 2017. Partial or full funding for travel expenses will be available subject to budgetary constraints. Earlier notification is possible depending on individual needs.
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Organization: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) 
Event: Workshop on Growth and Development in Macroeconomics
Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the Workshop on Growth and Development in Macroeconomics to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 18-19 December 2017. The deadline for submission is September 29, 2017 (12 AM ET). The 2017 workshop will take place within the framework of the 2017 RIDGE December Forum along with the following workshops: International Macro, December 5-6 (Montevideo, Uruguay), Financial Stability, December 7-8 (Montevideo, Uruguay). The RIDGE December Forum aims to favor the spread of high quality research in economics by bringing together prestigious researchers working on the frontier of knowledge to local and regional researchers and policymakers.
Eligibility:  Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the workshop. The cover page should include: the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, including address, phone and email of each author and an abstract with the appropriate JEL classification. Each author can submit and present at most one paper per workshop (submission of papers to other workshops is possible). Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted via the website.
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Organization: The journal Lecturas de Economía, Department of Economics at Universidad de Antioquia
Event: Special Issue on Impact Evaluation
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Description: The journal Lecturas de Economía, edited by the Department of Economics at Universidad de Antioquia, is now inviting scholars to submit manuscripts for a special issue on impact evaluation of socio-economic programs and policies. The journal will consider contributions focusing on Colombia and Latin America that apply impact evaluation techniques such as regression discontinuity, matching methods, difference-in-differences, experimental, quasi-experimental and observational designs, among others, to the analysis of projects and policies with social and public scope. Some of the topics the journal is particularly interested in deal with the application of impact evaluation methods in areas such as labor policies, education, health care, the environment, public finance, industrial organization and competition policy, urban and regional development, among many others.
Eligibility:  The special issue will be published in the second semester of 2018. Submissions are due on September 30, 2017. Articles can be written in Spanish or English, and have a maximum length of 8,000 words (including references). Short notes and book reviews, preferably on the proposed methods, are also accepted. Manuscripts can be submitted to the e-mail address revistalecturas@udea.edu.co.
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Organization: The journal Estudios de Economía
Event: Special Issue of Estudios de Economía: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Latin America
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Description: The journal Estudios de Economía in collaboration with the Competitiveness, Technology, and Innovation Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is organizing a Special Issue oN "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Latin America" to be published in June, 2018. This issue will consider - although not exclusively - the papers presented in the First Conference of the Latin American Network on Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship carried out on July 21th, 2017, at the IDB in Washington D.C.
Eligibility: Submissions are solicited on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to public procurement and innovation, creative industries, innovation and entrepreneurship barriers, financing innovation, venture capital, digital economy, impact evaluation of innovation programs and impact evaluation of entrepreneurship programs. All submissions should be done electronically by email to ede@econ.uchile.cl indicating in the subject "Special issue on Innovation and Entrepreneurship".
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Organization: Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI)
Event: 32nd International Conference
Submission Deadline: October 30, 2017
Description: The Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) invites you to participate in its 32nd International Conference to be held in Cusco, Peru, at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, January 8-11, 2018. The conference welcomes academics (business / economics professors and administrators), as well as corporation / government executives and economists. Participants may organize panels, present papers, participate in poster sessions, chair sessions, discuss papers, participate in round-table discussions, or simply observe. The program will consist of small concurrent sessions with: chairperson, presenters, and at least one discussant assigned to comment on each paper; poster sessions; roundtable thematic discussion sessions with moderator; workshops and panels; time allocated for each presenter is 20 minutes. To ORGANIZE PANELS please ask for Panel Organizer Guidelines. The fee for each participant in the panel, except the organizer, is $430. The fee for the panel organizer is $200.
Eligibility:  Please, submit your abstract (of no more than 200 words) via email at hkan@besiweb.com by SEPTEMBER 30, 2017. All abstracts submitted would be evaluated for presentation and publication in the Book of Abstracts, which will be available at the Conference. You may submit abstracts for no more than 2 papers. Abstracts/papers must not have been published, accepted, or submitted for publication elsewhere. The categories that best fit your research must be typed on the top right corner of the front page (see below table titled "Subject Category Title and Number"). For coauthorships, please include names, affiliations, and addresses of all authors and indicate who will serve as presenter.
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Organization: Economia, the journal of LACEA
Event: Articles Submission
Submission Deadline: Rolling Submission
Description: Economia, the journal of LACEA is happy to announce that starting on February 1, 2017, the journal accepts submissions at any time. Submissions should be sent electronically to the Managing Editor, Roberto Bernal economialacea@gmail.com.
Eligibility: We only accept complete papers in English. Submitted papers should neither be previously published nor be under consideration for publication in any other outlet. The manuscript should include an abstract of 150 or fewer words, JEL codes and at most 4 key words. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format with double spacing and should not exceed 35 pages, including references, figures, and tables. Please use 12-point font, and 1.5 inches margins on all sides. Please make sure that the front page of the manuscript specifies all your contact information, affiliation, title of the paper and co-authors.
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Organization: On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico
Event: Call for papers for the On Think Tanks Working Paper Series
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: On Think Tanks, University of Bath and Universidad del Pacífico have partnered to produce a series of Working Papers focused on the study of think tanks to give new researchers a chance to publish their ideas and reach a broader academic and practitioner audience. The Working Paper Series will allow On Think Tanks to promote the emergence of new research on think tanks and on evidence informed policy world-wide.
Eligibility:he Working Papers will be drawn from submissions from researchers in the field, particularly individuals interested in publishing their post-graduate dissertations. There is no deadline for submissions and we will be reviewing them on an ongoing basis. To submit please email to  Andrea Baertl at info@onthinktanks.org; subject line: Working Paper Series:  “Title of your paper”; include your full name; email, address and mobile number; institutional affiliation; attach your paper; attach a 1 page summary of the paper (not an abstract but a full-summary including key findings/conclusions).
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Organization: Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina)
Event: Convocatoria de trabajos inéditos para los próximos números de la revista Estudios Económicos
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: El Departamento de Economía, Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina) inicia una nueva convocatoria de trabajos inéditos para los próximos números de su revista Estudios Económicos [ISSN: 0425-368X (documento) 2525-1295 (en línea)]. Estudios Económicos es una publicación semestral especializada en Economía. Desde 1962 publica investigaciones originales en todas las ramas de la Economía y aspectos relacionados de Sociología, Historia y otras disciplinas. La revista publica artículos en español, inglés o portugués.
Eligibility: Los criterios de evaluación son principalmente la calidad y la originalidad. Los trabajos deben seguir las pautas de presentación establecidas por el consejo editorial. Todas las contribuciones pasarán por un proceso de revisión por pares de doble ciego. Se recomienda a los autores que se pongan en contacto con: Dr. German González (Director, desde febrero de 2017) ghgonza@uns.edu.ar  o Lic. Florencia Arnaudo (Secretaria) estudioseconomicos@uns.edu.ar.
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Organization: Vernon Press
Event: Call for reviewers
Submission Deadline: none specified
Description: Do you enjoy reading books in economics, social science, humanities? Join our community of book reviewers! To join you must be an expert in one of the areas we publish (see list here) and be prepared to review at least one book every two years.
Eligibility: To join please send a brief message expressing interest to: reviewers.community@vernonpress.com. In your message please mention your full name, academic affiliation, area(s) of expertise, and provide either a paragraph-long biographical note (and/)or a list of publications.
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