Monday, January 14, 2013

The Irish Economic Association Annual Conference: Call for Papers

The Irish Economic Association Annual Conference: Call for Papers

Venue: Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co Kildare
Date: 09/05/2013 to 10/05/2013
The Twenty-seventh annual conference of the Irish Economic Association will be held on 9th and 10th May, 2013 at the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. The Association invites submissions of papers to be considered for the conference programme. Papers may be on any subject in Economics, Finance and Econometrics.

Paper Submission Procedure: Please submit a complete paper, or a substantially complete draft, to: John Sheehan, Secretary, Irish Economic Association, School of Economics, University College Dublin, Dublin 4 (e-mail: Preference will be given to fully-completed submissions.
Papers should be submitted in electronic form only - email attachment in either pdf or Word format, with a separate abstract attachment (50 to 150 words plus J.E.L. classification). The deadline for submissions is Friday 25th January, 2013. A decision will be communicated by early March 2013, following completion of the work of the Conference Programme Committee (further details will be posted on the IEA Website). The IEA Council will act as a Programme Committee, and may co-opt additional members to assist it.
The Programme Committee may consider special themed sessions for the programme. Proposers should provide an outline of the proposed session: papers, authors, etc.

The IEA wishes to encourage researchers commencing their careers. The Denis Conniffe Prize of €500 is for the best paper by an author-presenter who is either (a) aged < 30 or (b) within 3 years of finishing a PhD. There will also be limited support for up to 5 graduate-student presenters, not in receipt of a full salary. Please indicate your wish to be considered for an award when submitting a paper.
There will be two Plenary Sessions featuring guest lecturers (details later): 
  • The Edgeworth Lecture (Sponsored by the Central Bank of Ireland): Professor Lucrezia Reichlin (London Business School).
  • The ESR/DEW Lecture: Professor John Kennan (University of Wisconsin, Madison).
Booking and local conference arrangements are being organised by NUI Maynooth. Conference booking forms will be available from late-January 2013 on the IEA Website. Participants will make their own accommodation bookings and information on nearby hotels will be provided. Intending contributors must return a booking form and pay the registration fee (unless by specific agreement with overseas contributors) before their place on the programme can be secured.

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