Events

24 - 25 September 2018 / Mülheim a.d.R., Germany / University of applied sciences Ruhr-West, Muelheim a.d.R., Germany

The Mobility in a Globalised World (MIGW) conference is a scientific and interdisciplinary conference which brings together economics, information technology and engineering. The aim of this year‘s conference is to highlight and discuss the effects of the digital transformation.

Submissions of abstracts (300 to 500 words) are welcome until July 31th, 2018, [email protected]

Acceptance for presentation: August 15th, 2018

Call of papers: http://www.migw.info/2018/call-for-papers-2018.pdf

Contact and further information: www.migw.info or [email protected]

Location 2018: University of Applied Sciences Ruhr-West in Muelheim. Muelheim is part of the Ruhr, the most important industrial region of Germany. Next airport is Duesseldorf.

26 - 26 September 2018 / Press Club Brussels, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels, Belgium / Center for Data Innovation

The European Commission is pursuing major initiatives in artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. The goal of the latter is to improve awareness and response to the growing cybersecurity threats, while the goal of former is to ensure Europe’s competitiveness in the development and use of AI. However, integrating the initiatives will strengthen both. AI provides attackers new cybersecurity vulnerabilities to exploit and new methods to automate cyberattacks. Conversely, AI is a powerful tool for automating cyber defenses, discovering unknown vulnerabilities, and augmenting the shortage of human workers available to address cybersecurity challenges. That is why AI should play a key role in the EU’s cybersecurity strategy, and why cybersecurity should be a major part of its AI strategy.

Join the Center for Data Innovation and a panel of experts for a conversation about how AI can help Europe secure its systems, and the steps Europe should take to build more secure AI.

12 - 12 October 2018 / London / CEPR

Technology greatly expanded the set of possible market/payment structures. Which ones look good on paper? And, will they work? Is regulatory intervention needed? This conference will take on these first-order topics.

  • What set of new market/payment structures did technology bring within reach?
  • What structure is desirable? Does it need regulatory intervention?
  • Is Mifid II adequate, or do we need Mifid III?

This conference explores how technology is changing securities markets. The preliminary programme consists of three panel sessions covering three broad themes. Each session will start with a 20-minute talk by a keynote speaker, followed by a panel session.

The conference is by invitation-only. If you wish to be considered for participation, please register your interest here.

16 - 16 November 2018 / San Francisco / Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Center for Pacific Basin Studies is pleased to announce its 2018 Pacific Basin Research Conference, to be held on November 16, 2018 at the FRBSF. The organizing committee invites the submission of research papers focused on both theoretical and empirical topics in open-economy macro and international finance. Direct application to economic and policy issues in the Pacific Basin is welcomed, but not required.

• International spillovers in monetary policy
• Macro-prudential issues
• Effects of globalization and trade policy
• International banking
• Cost and benefits of financial openness
• Growth prospects in Asia and the rest of the global economy
• Structural transformation in China and impact on the global economy
• Chinese policy reforms
• Japanese economic policy
• Demographic issues in Asia and the global economy

Submissions should be sent in PDF format to [email protected] by June 15, 2018.

13 - 15 December 2018 / Seoul, South Korea / Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE)

The Second Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) Conference will promote research excellence and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics. The conference aims to bring together researchers from around the world and will be hosted by Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea, from 13-15 December 2018. The Executive Board invites submissions on any topic related to Labour and Applied Economics. Please find the Call for Papers here.

Keynote Speakers:
Richard Blundell (University College London), Henry Farber (Princeton University)

Paper Submission:
Submissions for presentation or poster sessions should include an abstract and a full paper. Contributors are invited to submit papers and abstracts by 30 June 2018.

15 - 15 March 2019 / London, Royal Society / UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE)

The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) is calling for abstracts for envecon 2019: Applied Environmental Economics Conference. The conference will take place on 15th of March 2019 at the Royal Society in London and is the only such event in the UK that brings together over 200 environmental economists, policy makers, and private and public-sector managers from the UK and the rest of the world.

To take part in the conference as a speaker, please send a 2-page abstract by 17th December 2018 of your policy and practice relevant research to [email protected]. The selection will be announced mid-January. For more information, go to UKNEE’s envecon page or follow us on twitter @_UKNEE
We look forward to hearing from you.

28 - 29 March 2019 / European Central Bank, Frankfurt / European Central Bank and the University of Ohio

This conference will focus on the challenges facing financial intermediaries, their supervisors and regulators, as well as central banks and other economic policy-makers in the coming years.

The conference will feature talks from leading experts in bank research and regulation, including Gary Gorton, Sheila Bair, Mark Flannery, and Til Schuermann. We invite high-quality research on topics consistent with the conference title.

Please send manuscripts in PDF format to [email protected] no later than 15 November, 2018. Manuscripts should not be under review at any other journal.

For further information, please see the call for papers at https://www.ssrn.com/en/index.cfm/janda/announcement/?id=2463

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