European Economics and Finance Society


Call for papers


The ninth Annual EEFS Conference, will be held in Athens, Greece on 3rd - 6th June 2010 hosted by the Hellenic Open University.
The theme of the Conference will be: “Global Imbalances, Financial Institutions, and Reforms in the Post-Crisis Era”


Papers are solicited in areas such as:

- Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- International Monetary Economics
- Growth and Development
- European/World Integration
- International Trade and General Equilibrium
- Economics of Transition
- Spatial/Regional Economics
- Industrial Economics and Organisation
- New Political Economy
- Public Economics
- Labour Economics

After the conference, participants will have the opportunity to submit their papers to several established journals that will publish peer-reviewed special issues of EEFS conference submissions.


Paper Submission

Abstracts of papers and/or session proposals should be submitted electronically by February 15th , 2010 to the scientific committee of the conference as attachments (.doc or .pdf format) at the following email address:
Abstracts of no more than 200 words should contain JEL classification codes. The authors’ full name, affiliation, address, phone/fax, and e-mail for correspondence should also be indicated. An entire paper may be submitted, when available, but it must include an abstract. All abstract submissions and paper submissions should be accompanied by a properly filled-in excel file (see attached file “authors form.xls”), which should be submitted after having been renamed according to the corresponding author’s last name (e.g. “Brown.xls”). Changes of contact details, author names, etc., should be submitted via this excel form as well. No submissions will be valid if they are not accompanied by the excel form.
Proposals for complete sessions are also encouraged. Each session should be made up of three papers. In the submitted proposals, session organizers should also submit one excel file (see above) for each paper of the session.
We welcome theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented papers. Participants are expected to serve as programme chairs at the Conference sessions.
Paper acceptances will be sent by February 27th. The deadline for the payment of the conference fee of € 270 will be 31st March 2010. Authors whose papers are selected for the conference should send an electronic copy of the final version of their papers (along with the excel form) by April 20th 2010 in order to upload their papers on the conference website in a timely manner. Papers should not exceed a maximum of 20 pages.

Conference Fee:

The Conference fee is €270 and should be paid by March 31th 2010. It covers access to all sessions, a welcome reception on the evening of 3rd June, lunch and dinner for two days, conference breaks and conference material. Conference fees will not cover the participation in the voluntary excursion planned on 6-th June, charged at an additional €80. The conference fee for research students is €230 (a covering letter of proof of research student status is required either from your supervisor or the head of your department).

Late payments: After March 31st the conference fee will be €350.

The fee for accompanying persons, which includes a welcome reception, lunch and dinner for two days, is €90 per person.


Conference Website

The conference web address is at http://www.eefs.eu/ where you can find information regarding the conference programme, recommended accommodation and maps/instructions, registration forms, as well as, information about the European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS).
Please check the conference website regularly for accommodation booking and conference fee payment instructions.


For the organizing Committee:

George M. Agiomirgianakis,
Hellenic Open University
Email: eefs@eap.gr

Georgios Chortareas, Associate Professor
Chairman, Organising Committee
Department of Economics,
University of Athens
Email: gchortar@econ.uoa.gr