Call for papers - Call for proposals

Organization: FLACSO
Event: Convocatoria a presentar artículos sobre economía popular
Submission Deadline: February 26, 2018
Description: La Revista en Ciencias Sociales-Íconos, invita a presentar artículos para su dossier No. 62, cuyo tema central aborda la ‘Economía popular: entre la informalidad y la reproducción ampliada’.
Eligibility: Se recibirán contribuciones en español, inglés o portugués, no obstante, los artículos seleccionados se publican en español. La revista aclarará dudas o contribuirá a perfilar las propuestas hasta el inicio del período de recepción de contribuciones. Los artículos deben ajustarse a la política editorial y a las normas de publicación de la revista (disponibles en Para la selección de artículos se utiliza un sistema de evaluación por lectores pares (peer review).
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Organization: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) 
Event: RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Description: The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy to be held at the Universidad de la República (UdelaR), Uruguay, on 21 and 22 May 2018. The 2018 meeting will take place in Montevideo, hosted by UdelaR, within the framework of the 2018 RIDGE May Forum along with the following workshops: - LACEA Labor Network, May TBC - LACEA Impact Evaluation Network, May TBC - Public Economics, May TBC (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Economic History, May TBC (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Crime, TBC.
Eligibility: Full papers, written in English, must be submitted for consideration for the meeting. 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. Full papers, in PDF format, should be submitted online via the RIDGE website:
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Organization: LACEA, the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), and PUCP
Event: 9th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Description: The 9 th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN) will be held in Lima, Peru, on May 18 th-19th, 2018. This conference is sponsored by LACEA, the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), and PUCP, and is hosted by PUCP. The local organizer is Patricia Tovar Rodriguez. This year selection of contributed papers and discussants will be made by a Program Committee whose members are Klaus Desmet (Southern Methodist University), Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University), Pablo Sanguinetti (CAF), Peter Schott (Yale School of Management), Patricia Tovar Rodriguez (PUCP), and Christian Volpe Martincus (IDB).
Eligibility: To register for the conference and submit a paper, please visit the conference website (,7302.html) and follow the instructions therein. Deadline for submissions is February 28 th, 2018. Authors of selected papers and discussants will be notified by March 15 th, 2018. 
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Organization: World Bank
Event: Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2018: Political Incentives and Development Outcomes
Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Description:  The ABCDE Organizing Committee is issuing a call for papers examining in innovative ways the links between politics and development. Possible topics include the implications of politics in: Public sector management and service delivery, Aid effectiveness, Social protection programs, Management of natural resources, Stability and inclusion in the financial sector, Firm performance and firm dynamics. Also of interest are papers that help understand the behavior of pollical institutions including legislatures, courts, the executive, political parties, elections, and others. Papers that do not fit into these categories, but are related to the main conference theme, are also welcome. The selected papers will be presented as main sessions of the conference agenda.
Eligibility: Those interested should submit a paper (proposals will not be accepted) by February 28, 2018 through the ABCDE website. Authors of selected papers will be invited, though not required, to submit their papers for a special issue of the World Bank Economic Review (WBER). The Organizing Committee will evaluate all papers in terms of originality, analytical rigor, and policy relevance. Authors of accepted papers will be contacted by March 15, 2018. A final draft will be required by May 15, 2018. For authors of selected papers, travel and accommodation expenses for the conference will be covered. Additional information on the overall conference program will be posted on this website over the coming months. The ABCDE secretariat can be contacted through email at
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Organization: Banco Central do Brasil
Event: XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference of the Banco Central do Brasil
Submission Deadline: March 2, 2018
Description: The XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference brings together private sector specialists and economists from academia, central banks and multilateral institutions, aiming to stimulate debate and research on monetary economics, policy coordination (monetary, macroprudential and fiscal), and challenges to monetary policy and inflation targeting. The 2018 program will include presentations and discussions of selected articles from this Call for Papers, as well as invited lectures. The Conference will have academic sessions and plenary sessions. We have confirmed presentations of Mr. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Mr. Marco Del Negro, vice-president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Eligibility: Authors interested in presenting a paper in the XX Annual Inflation Targeting Conference of the Banco Central do Brasil must submit their articles by March 2, 2018. The event will be held in Rio de Janeiro on May 23-25, 2018. We encourage submission of theoretical and empirical research on monetary economics, policy coordination and challenges to monetary policy and inflation targeting, comprising aspects of economic modeling and implications for policy-making.
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Organization: Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City
Event: 5th Annual Meetings of Economics and Public Policy Sobre México
Submission Deadline: March 2, 2018
Description: The Department of Economics -Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City invites applied reaserchers on the Mexican Economy to send papers to the 5th Annual Meetings of Economics and Public Policy Sobre México that will take place on April 12th and 13th, 2018 in San Ignacio de Loyola Auditorium from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Ciudad de México.
Eligibility: Papers on Social Policy, Poverty and Income Distribution, Structural Reforms and Growth, Financial Inclusion, Health Economics, Migration, Competition and Regulation, Public Finance, Environmental economics, Macroeconomics and Growth or any other applied economic topic on the Mexican economy, will be accepted. This year we also seek papers for round tables on: Social and Solidarity Economy (Organised by IBERO´s Departament of Economics); Biocultural Diversity and Territories (Organised by RIMISP-Center for Rural Development); Wellbeing and Territory (Organised by IBERO´s Cátedra Territorio y Bienestar) and Social Mobility (Organised by CEEY- Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias). Send papers in pdf format to: Financial support available for out-of-Mexico City presenters.
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Organization: Banco de España and the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank
Event: 5th WB-BE Research Conference Macroeconomic Policies, Output Fluctuations, and Long-Term Growth
Submission Deadline: March 2, 2018
Description: The Bank of Spain and the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Bank are seeking paper submissions for their upcoming conference on “Macroeconomic Policies, Output Fluctuations, and Long-term Growth.” The conference will take place in the Bank of Spain headquarters in Madrid, on June 4 and 5, 2018. The conference is open to both theoretical and empirical analyses. It will feature approximately 10 papers, a policy panel, and a keynote speech by Alberto Alesina (Harvard University).
Eligibility: To submit a paper, please send a draft (extended abstracts accepted) in pdf or word format by email stating in the subject: “2016 WB-BE Conference” to The deadline is March 2, 2018. Authors of the selected papers will be informed by March, 30th; the final program of the conference will be published by April, 12th. The papers to be presented will be selected by a Scientific Committee composed by: Silvia Albrizio (BE), Ángel Estrada (BE), Javier Pérez (BE), Pablo Hernández de Cos (BE), Joana Silva (WB), Carlos Vegh (WB), and Daniel Lederman (WB). The organizers will cover travel and accommodation expenses for presenters and discussants..
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Organization: Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Event: 2da Conferencia de la Red Latinoamericana de Economía de la Innovación y el Emprendimiento
Submission Deadline: March 30, 2018
Description: La División de Competitividad, Tecnología e Innovación del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios en Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación de Argentina (CIECTI), invitan a enviar trabajos de investigación en el ámbito de la economía de la innovación y el emprendimiento para la "2da Conferencia de la Red Latinoamericana de Economía de la Innovación y el Emprendimiento" que se realizará en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, el 6 de Julio del 2018.
Eligibility: Para la selección de artículos se considerará como criterio que sean trabajos académicos con potencial de publicación en revistas especializadas. Los trabajos seleccionados contarán con un comentarista y la Red proveerá financiamiento parcial para el viaje y estadía de presentador/a. Se considerarán, especialmente, trabajos empíricos en los siguientes temas: Eco-Innovación, Compras públicas e innovación, Economía creativa e Innovación blanda, Innovación social, Evaluación de Programas de Emprendimiento e Inovación, Competencia e Innovación, Regulación e Innovación.
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Organization: Research Group in Economic Analysis (Universidade de Vigo), in collaboration with Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Event: XXIII Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics
Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018
Description: The XXIII Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics will be held at the Castle of Soutomaior (Pontevedra, Spain) from July 10 to July 12, 2018. It will be organized by the Research Group in Economic Analysis (Universidade de Vigo), in collaboration with Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (University of California at Santa Barbara). The aim of the Workshop is to offer young researchers interested in macroeconomic issues a forum for the presentation and discussion of research papers representing current advances in macroeconomics. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.
Eligibility: Interested scholars should send a copy of the paper they wish to submit and an abstract, in electronic form as pdf file, no later than APRIL 9, 2018 to: Jaime Alonso-Carrera ( and The front page of the paper should clearly indicate: the precise title of the paper, names and affiliations of the authors, the name of the author to whom any information concerning the meeting should be sent, contact address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address.
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Organization: Asociación Peruana de Economía (APE)
Event: Congreso anual 2018 de la Asociación Peruana de Economía
Submission Deadline: May 24, 2018
Description: El congreso anual 2018 de la Asociación Peruana de Economía (APE) se llevará a cabo en Piura, Perú los días 2 y 3 de agosto de 2018, organizado por la Universidad de Piura. El congreso tendrá como tema principal “Desastres naturales, reconstrucción y gobernabilidad”, pero estará abierto a todas las áreas de economía y finanzas.
Eligibility: Se invita a enviar trabajos de investigación (en español o inglés) máximo hasta el 24 de mayo de 2018, en formato PDF a la siguiente dirección electrónica: Solo un envío por persona es aceptado (otro trabajo también puede ser enviado por su coautor, quien presentará el trabajo). Se invita a enviar trabajos en todas las áreas de economía, finanzas y otras áreas afines. El comité científico revisará los trabajos de investigación y realizará una decisión antes del 4 de junio de 2018.
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Organization: Apuntes: Revista de Ciencias Sociales
Event: Convocatoria para artículos
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018
Description: APUNTES, revista de ciencias sociales, publicación académica arbitrada y editada por la Universidad del Pacífico, invita a enviar artículos de investigación hasta el 31 de mayo de 2018 para ser publicados en el segundo número de 2018. APUNTES es una revista multidisciplinaria sobre estudios latinoamericanos con énfasis en políticas sociales (educación, salud, programas sociales, etc.).
Eligibility: Los artículos se recibirán en formato Word o PDF (máximo 8,000 palabras) a través del siguiente correo electrónico: APUNTES es una revista arbitrada, por lo que todos los artículos serán sometidos a una revisión de pares, luego de la cual los autores serán informados respecto a si sus colaboraciones van a ser publicadas o no en la revista. Los artículos se reciben en español, inglés o portugués. La edición en línea de la revista contará con una versión en español y otra en inglés de los artículos, en cambio la versión impresa solo se publica en español.
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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
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; 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: 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: 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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