The Global Political Economy Network Conference is a new two-day academic event aimed at researchers in international economics, political economy, development economics and international business, as well as at policymakers.
Organised by the School of Business and Economics’s TRANSIT research interest group and Economics discipline group, Dr Huw Edwards and Dr Ahmad Ahmad are leading on the development of this event as an annual conference.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The GPEN Conference is expected to be of medium size, aimed at researchers in international economics, political economy, development economics and international business, as well as at policymakers. We have given a fairly broad theme of “An Age Of Uncertainty”, but we are interested in papers from all aspects of international political economy. In particular, we would hope to see papers on:
- International trade policy and agreements
- Multinational firms
- Macroeconomic effects of international policy shocks
- Policy development and practice
Papers from both experienced researchers and from PhD and early career researchers are welcome. We expect to accept a high proportion of submissions.
Keynote Speakers for the main conference
- Nuno Limao. Professor, University of Maryland.
- Konstantinos Theodoridis. Cardiff University and Bank of England.
- Others to be announced
Journal symposium/special issues
- To be announced
Special Policy Roundtable: Commercial diplomacy and the promotion of trade
Submission of Papers
Titles and extended abstracts are to be submitted via conferencemaker
- Closing deadline for submission: Wednesday, 20 Feb
- Applicants notified by Friday, 1 March
- Submission of final papers: Friday, 15 March
- Regular delegate tickets – £150 per person
- PhD candidates – Reduced fee of £50 upon approval of student status
- Registration deadline: Friday, 15 March
Conference: 8 – 9 April (Monday – Tuesday)
Closing deadline for submission: Wednesday, 20 February
Applicants notified by Friday, 1 March
Registration deadline and submission of final papers: Friday, 15 March