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The Department of Applied Economics V of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU and the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, of the University of Cambridge, are organizing the 13th International Conference Developments in Economic Theory and Policy. The Conference will be held in Bilbao (Spain), the days 23rd and 24th of June 2017.

Although papers on all areas of economics (including teaching of economics) are welcome,
there will be two Special Sessions with Invited Speakers on the topics of “Housing Markets” and
Financial Liberalisation: Past, Present and Future“.

Besides this Special Session, there will be three Keynote Speakers: Professor Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira (Professor Emérito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas), Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde (Bangor University) and Professor Irene van Staveren (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

Suggestions for Organized Sessions are also welcome. An Organized Session is one session constructed in its entirety by a Session Organizer and submitted to the conference organizers as a complete package. A proposal of an Organized Session must include the following information:

  • Title of the session, name and affiliation of the session organizer, name and affiliation of the person who will chair the session (if different than the organizer).
  • Titles of the papers (3-4 papers), name, affiliation and contact information of the authors
  • Information about each participant (name, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address).

Besides Plenary, Organized and Normal Parallel sessions, there will also be Graduate Student Sessions where students making a Master or a Doctoral programme can present their research. Participants in the Graduate Student Sessions will pay a lower conference fee.

At the conference, there will also be parallel sessions of Presentation of New Books, where authors will be able to introduce recently published books, and sessions dedicated to the Innovation in the Teaching of Economics.

The deadline to submit Papers and ‘Organized Sessions’ is 25th May 2016.

The Journal Panoeconomicus will publish a special issue with a selection of papers presented at the conference. The selection of the papers will be made by the Scientific Committee of the Conference. The final decision about the papers to be published will be subject to a process of anonymous evaluation.

The journal Cuadernos de Gestión  is willing to publish some of the papers presented at the conference these papers would be subject to the usual evaluation process.

Before the Conference Dinner on Thursday 23rd, there will be a cocktail party at the Ercilla Hotel with editors and representatives of some journal, like Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Cuadernos de Gestión, European Journal of Economics and Economic Policy: Intervention, International Journal of Political Economy, International Review of Applied Economics, Panoeconomicus,  and Revista de Economía Mundial – World Economy Journal.

For more information about the conference, you can contact make contact with Jesus Ferreiro

Two days before the conference, the Association for Social Economics is organizing, in collaboration with the Department of Applied Economic V of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, the ASE Summer School in Social Economics. This Summer School will take place on June 21st and 22nd, at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of the Basque Country. We encourage interested people to participate in both events. You can find more information about the summer school in this website and in the ASE website