INFER Conferences

15th INFER Annual Conference

From: 2013-05-29 to: 2013-06-01
Place: University of Orléans, France

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University of Orléans, FRANCE

May 29 – June 1, 2013

Jointly organized by

INFER (International Network for Economic Research)


LEO (Laboratoire d’Economie d’Orléans) CNRS UMR 7322


Conference Objectives

The INFER Annual Conference is the main annual event of the International Network for Economic Research. The INFER Annual Conference provides a great opportunity for members and non-members of INFER alike to exchange ideas and to discuss new economic research. Researchers are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers across all areas of economics.


Guest Speakers

Conference Topics 

The INFER annual conference is open to contributions from all areas of economic research. Nevertheless, we especially encourage submissions related to the following topics:



The Annual Conference is open to economists, including both young and experienced researchers, post-doctoral students and professionals from business, government and non-governmental institutions. Participants are also encouraged to organize special sessions, under the supervision of the Scientific Committee.


Submission of Papers

Only full papers may be submitted for the INFER Annual Conference’s general sessions and special sessions. All papers must be in English and must include a cover page with the following information:

- An abstract of up to 500 words, with JEL classification and no more than 5 keywords

- Authors’ full name, affiliation

- Contact details for corresponding author, such as address, phone and e-mail

Papers for the general sessions should be submitted electronically, as doc-files or pdf-files, to the Annual Conference organizers at:

Deadline for paper submission is: February 15th, 2013.


Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. All submitted papers will be peer reviewed according to a high-quality and fast referee process. Authors will be notified whether their paper is accepted for presentation at the conference not later than March 15th, 2013.

Paper presenters are expected to discuss one other paper during the conference. The discussant assignments will be made by the conference organizers at a later date. As the conference intends to strengthen the INFER network, participation is welcome even without paper contributions.


Special Sessions

Please note that a special session would normally consist of three papers that are related to each other. Further, the papers for these special sessions will be refereed by the special session organiser using the INFER standards (i.e. INFER referee report form). 


Full papers may be submitted, as doc-files or pdf-files, to the special session organizers and to the local organizers of the INFER Conference ( by February 15th, 2013. Please find the call for papers for the following special sessions on the conference website:

Invited Special session on “Non-linearities in the current account balanceorganized by Ansgar Belke with the University of Duisburg-Essen

Special session on “Aggregate Fluctuations and Firm-Level Behavior” organized by Jérôme Hericourt, with EQUIPPE (University of Lille) department and the Agence Nationale de la Recherche, under the grant ANR-11-JSH1 002 01 (TRAMOFIN Project)

Special session on “Current Challenges for Fiscal Policy” organized by Andreea Stoian, with CEFIMO (Center of Financial and Monetary Research), Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Special session on “Current Issues in Banking Regulation” organized by Christian Richter and Cordelius Ilgmann, with the University of East London

Special session on “Financial Econometrics and Risk Measures” organized by Christophe Hurlin, with the support of the ANR Program Econom&Risks - Econometric Approaches for Risk Modelling

Special session on “Financial Risks” organized by Sébastien Galanti, with the European Research Group GdRE335 on Money Banking and Finance

Special session on “Fiscal Consolidation and Growth” organized by Peter Claeys, with the Grup AQR IREA, Universitat de Barcelona

Special session on “Frontiers of Corporate Social Responsibility” organized by Julien Vauday, with the Université Paris 13, CEPN and the support of the Chair CNRS - Université

Special session on “Institutions, FDI and Economic Growth in Emerging Countries” organized by Monica Pop Silaghi, with the University of Cluj-Napoca

Special session on “Internal Migration Movements” organized by Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod, with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili & CREIP

Special session on “Money in the History of Economic Thought”, organized by Cordelius Ilgmann

Special session on “Regional Economics” organized by Ulrike Stierle-Von Schütz and Camélia Turcu, with the support of CRITERR Research Project, financed by the Région Centre

Special session on “Risk and Regulation” organized by Grégory Levieuge and Camélia Turcu, with the support of REGULRISK Research Project, financed by the Région Centre

For more information please check the attached Call for Papers and the conference website. Deadline for registration and payment is April 15th 2013 (later registration will cause a 50 % increase in fees).


Deadline for late registration: 12 MAY 2013.
LATE REGISTRATION Fees: 250 for INFER members  and 375 for non-INFER members.



For registration, please click here.







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