October 2 - 3, 2015

Call for Papers

Scholars from Slovak and international institutions are invited to present their unpublished research in all areas of economics – theoretical, empirical, experimental, institutional, or policy-oriented. The main objective of this meeting is to foster contacts and lasting academic cooperation among domestic and international economists.

Young economists, PhD. students, and post-docs are particularly encouraged to submit a paper. As an additional benefit, members of the Slovak Economic Association will provide them with a written review of the selected papers.

Topics of interest:

All fields from economic research are welcome; from history of economic thought, through monetary, banking, finance, growth, labor, auctions and pricing, to experimental and behavioral economics.

Keynote speakers:

Benedikt Herrmann
Joint Research Centre, European Commission

Ľuboš Pástor
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
National Bank of Slovakia, member of the Bank Board

Important notes:

  • The conference language is English.
  • There is no conference fee.
  • There will be no conference proceedings, so the papers may be published elsewhere.
  • Authors should submit their extended abstracts (max. 1000 words) using online conference tool
  • Submission deadline is extended to June 22, 2015.
  • Selection committee consists of members of the Slovak Economic Association.
  • Program Committee will notify participants by June 31, 2015.

The organizers launch a Best Student Paper Award to reward high quality papers selected from among those presented at the conference. The papers can be single-authored or co-authored with another graduate or PhD. student. Full version of these student papers must be submitted by August 31, 2015.

Program Committee

Július Horváth
Central European University, Budapest

Martin Kahanec
Central European University, Budapest; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI)

Tatiana Kluvánková
Comenius University in Bratislava; Centre for Transdisciplinary Studies of Institutions, Evolution and Policies (CETIP)

Mikuláš Luptáčik
University of Economics in Bratislava

Martin Šuster
National Bank of Slovakia

Local Organizing Committee

Eduard Baumöhl
University of Economics in Bratislava

Vladimír Gazda
Technical University of Košice

Štefan Lyócsa
University of Economics in Bratislava

Tomáš Výrost
University of Economics in Bratislava

Additional information:

You are more than welcome to attend the conference as a non-presenting participant. You will not be able to present your own research at the conference, but you can take part in our scientific and social program. However, number of non-presenting participants is limited, so please contact local organizers for your registration.

You can contact the local organizers by e-mail:
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