The 15th Annual GEP Postgraduate Conference 2016 University of Nottingham, United Kingdom — April 14-15, 2016

Keynote speaker: Dr Giammario Impullitti (University of Nottingham)


The Conference provides a forum for the dissemination of student research relating to issues of Globalisation and Economic Policy from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.The objective of the Conference is to bring together a number of young researchers to discuss their own research ideas with established researchers in a relaxed atmosphere. The Conference is open to graduate students, as well as to post-docs, engaged in the preparation or revision of a doctoral dissertation. Speakers will be selected on the basis of submitted papers or an extended abstract.

Applicants must submit their CV, a letter of support from their PhD supervisor (sent separately by email; this is not required for post-docs) and the paper to be presented. If a full paper is not yet available, please include a detailed abstract, providing clearly the motivation for the work, the relationship to the literature, the method used and the expected results. Those who are invited to present a paper are expected to deliver a complete paper before the Conference and in time for distribution among the participants.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to:

Dr Roberto Bonfatti (
Deadline for submission: 30 January 2016


There is an £180 registration fee to contribute towards costs, which includes up to two nights’ accommodation (13th and 14th April).

Best Paper Prize
The organising committee will award a prize of ₤100 to the best paper presented at the Conference.

Further information
Further information on the Conference can be found at the website