Warsaw International Economic Meeting


The University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences with CenEA (cooperating partner) invite all economists to participate in the 13th annual conference - Warsaw International Economic Meeting 2018.

All economists are invited to submit their unpublished analytical work or new research in all areas of economics with special focus on macroeconomics, international trade, labour economics, education, microeconomics, industrial organization, finance and econometrics. The main objective of this meeting is to stimulate cooperation of researchers from all over the world. Young economists, such as graduate students or post-docs are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to serve as discussants of other papers presented in the same session.

The Conference is scheduled for 3-5 July 2018 and will be held in the premises of the Faculty of Economic Sciences. For more information on the venue, please click here.

The keynote lecture of the ''Lecture Series in Honour of Leonid Hurwicz'' (3rd July) will be offered this year by our keynote speaker: Prof. Orazio Attanasio, (University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies IFS)). This keynote lecture is organised by CenEA. It is the closing event of the Ce^2 workshop (see below for more information) and it will open the 2018 edition of the WIEM Conference. Our second keynote speaker this year is Prof. Ariel Rubinstein, (Tel Aviv University and New York University) who will give his lecture on the second day of the Conference (4th July).

Procedures and Finances

The conference fee is 100 EUR (paid upon notification of acceptance). Conference participants are expected to cover all other associated costs, such as travel and accommodation. Payment details will be announced in early May 2018.

Best Paper Prize for Young Economists

As in previous years, the Best Paper Prize for Young Economists will be awarded to up to three outstanding presentations; the budget is at least 1500 euro. If you intend to apply for the Best Paper Prize, please read carefully and fill the following entry form.

We are pleased to inform, that the 'Best Paper Prize' of WIEM 2017 was awarded to Felix Schmidt (University Mainz) for the article "Does Behavioral Bias Affect Housing Rental Prices? Evidence From a Natural Experiment". Two additional awards were given to Jakub Hajda (Universite de Lausanne and Swiss Finance Institute) for the article "Fundamental Risk and Capital Structure" and to Martin Lopez (University of Warsaw) for the article "How Do Environmental Services Affect Climate Policy Integration in the Land Use Sector?".

We would like to congratulate you all for high quality research and for impressive presentations at our conference.

Scientific Committee of the Conference

  • Prof. Jan J. Michalek
  • Prof. Andrzej Cieslik
  • dr. Michal Myck
  • dr. Gabriela Grotkowska
  • dr. Leszek Wincenciak

Ce2 workshop

(Ce)2 workshop, which is a joint initiative of CenEA and CeMMAP will take place in Warsaw on 2-3 July 2018. For more information please visit the Workshop website.

Ce2 Workshop Website.

Participants of WIEM Conference are welcome to join the workshop. To do so you should register by sending an e-mail to: admin@cenea.org.pl. There is only a limited number of places which will be allocated on first-come-first-served basis. The programmes of past editions of the workshop can be downloaded here.

Important dates

Submission for extended abstracts: 31 Jan - 8 Apr 2018
Authors are notified: 30 April 2018
Conference fee payment deadline: 21 May 2018
Final papers due: 3 June 2018
Conference is scheduled for: 3-5 July 2018


WIEM 2018 Organising Committee
e-mail: wiem@wne.uw.edu.pl

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