INFER Workshops

Opportunities for Growth, Trade and Investments after the Crisis

From: 2012-11-09 to: 2012-11-10
Place: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Opportunities for Growth, Trade and Investments after the Crisis


Organised by

INFER – International Network for Economic Research

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Economics, Babeº-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Workshop Objectives

This INFER workshop provides an opportunity for all economists interested in international economics  to exchange ideas, to create links in research and to meet fellows in related subject. Researchers are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers broadly consistent with this year’s special topic: "Opportunities for Growth, Trade and Investments after the Crisis". Topics to be discussed during the workshop might include: International Factor Movements, Trade Policy, Determinants of economic growth in open economies, Multinational firms, Economic Integration and other related issues. This workshop is meant to be a follow-up of the workshop organized in Brussels (June 23-24, 2011) on "Recent Issues in European Economic Integration and EU enlargement".


We are happy to welcome the following internationally distinguished keynote speakers:

Dr. Adriaan Dierx, Case handler – Infringements, European Comission, DG Competition.  Title: "The contribution of competition policy to growth and investment in transport"

Prof. Lucian Albu, Romanian Academy, Institute for Economic Forecasting, Bucharest, Romania

Prof. Dumitru Miron, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania



The workshop is open to anybody involved in economic issues related with the topic, including both young and experienced researchers from academics and research institutes, post-doctoral students, and professionals from business, government and non-governmental institutions.



Jan Van Hove (H.U.Brussel and K.U.Leuven: Leuven Centre for Irish Studies, CES and GGS), email:

Camelia Turcu (University of Orléans), email:

Monica Pop Silaghi, (Babeș- Bolyai University) email: (contact person)

Dumitru Matiș, (Babeș- Bolyai University) email: dumitru.matiș


Scientific Committee

Jan Van Hove (H.U.Brussel and K.U.Leuven)

Edward Shinnick (University College Cork)

Cordelius Ilgmann (Federal Financial Supervisory Agency)

Ulrike Stierle-von Schuetz (RWTH Aachen University)

Elias Soukiazis (University of Coimbra)

Camelia Turcu (University of Orléans)

Michael Stierle (European Commission)

Christian Richter (University of East London)

Bas van Aarle (University of Hasselt, Belgium and CESinfo Munich)

Gheorghe Ciobanu (Babeș- Bolyai University)

Makram El-Shagi (University of Halle)

Dumitru Matiș (Babeș- Bolyai University)

Monica Pop Silaghi (Babeș- Bolyai University)

Andreea Stoian (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)


For more information, please see the attached Call for Papers or refer to the workshop website.


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