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ACES Sessions at the ASSA Meetings in 2018
The Association for Comparative Economic Studies will organize 9 sessions as part of the meetings of the Allied Social Sciences Associations to be held in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018. Members of ACES wishing to participate should submit proposals for entire panels or submit individual papers that may be incorporated into panels or offered an opportunity to be part of our poster session.
Submission information:     
  1. Submissions are accepted only from members of ACES. Any paper submitted as an individual submission or as part of a panel must have at least one author who is a member of ACES. Membership forms are available at Submissions that do not conform to this rule will not be considered.    
  2. Panel submissions must provide a brief rationale for the panel along with appropriate JEL Classification Numbers, the names, affiliations and email addresses of the panel’s organizer, panel chair, paper authors and 2-4 discussants. Either an extended abstract (up to 250 words) or a draft paper should be provided for each paper proposed for the panel. For each paper submitted, indicate the name of at least one ACES-affiliate author. Panel chairs and discussants need not be members of ACES. 
  3. Individual paper submissions should include the author’s name, affiliation and email and appropriate JEL Classification Numbers Either an extended abstract (up to 250 words) or a draft paper should be included in the application. Submitters should clearly indicate whether they wish to have their paper considered for presentation in a panel only, in the poster session only or in either a panel or in the poster session.  
  4. The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2017. Submissions should be sent to          



MIC 2017 the Management International Conference on the theme "Managing the Global Economy" will be held in Monastier de Treviso (near Venice, Italy) on 24-27 May, 2017. The call for papers has been extended to March 31, 2017. For details about the conference go to

Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development”

Conference Dates: 
Jun 15, 2017 to Jun 17, 2017

Deadline for participant registration: 
Monday, May 1, 2017
National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE)

3A Kantemirovskaya str., St. Petersburg, Russia
National Research University Higher School of Economics
St. Petersburg,   194100   Russia

The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), The Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES), The Japanese Association for Comparative Economic Studies (JACES) and The Korean Association for Comparative Economic Studies (KACES) in collaboration with the Italian Association for Comparative Economic Studies (AISSEC), The Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), The Chinese Economists Society (CES), The European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)  and other scientific associations and networks invite you to submit proposals for  panel sessions and individual papers for the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics in St. Petersburg on June 15-17, 2017.

The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics will be held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University, St. Petersburg, Russia), June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015. It is expected that the congress will bring together about 300 – 350 academics and experts from around the world to discuss a broad spectrum of economics issues in a comparative perspective, both at micro and macro level of analysis. 

The Congress will include plenary sessions, workshops, as well as the editors’ panel and special events. There will also be a small exhibition area which will give participants the opportunity to meet with vendors who specialize in providing e-resources.
Keynote Speakers
Gerard Roland (University of California, Berkeley, USA);
Alexander Auzan (Moscow State University, Russia).

Topic Areas for Submission
Sessions (parallels and plenaries) and round tables of the Congress will be devoted  to a broad spectrum of theoretical and empirical contributions on the following topics:
institutional design and institutional dynamics;
catching up, cyclical development and structural transformation;
macroeconomic stability and macroeconomic policies;
development of financial and banking sector;
labor market and industrial relations;
human capital development;
industrial organization;
issues of regional development;
international trade and trade policy;
migration and foreign direct investment;
issues of international economic integration;
economic history.
The above list is not exhaustive and all submissions broadly related to the topic of socio-economic development and policy will be considered.

The Editors' Panel
The Editors’ Panel will be chaired by Ali M. Kutan (Distinguished Research Professor of Economics and Finance, Department of Economics and Finance, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Editor, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Co- Editor, Economic Systems). It aims to provide attendees with an opportunity to meet, interact with, and hear the views of journal editors from leading international journals. This panel is targeted toward active researchers interested in learning about possible publication opportunities. Each invited editor will have an opportunity to present their journal, its aims, scope, and submission guidelines.
Special Issues
Papers presented at the Second World Congress of Comparative Economics are eligible, if accepted, for publication in special issues of partner journals listed below. Supporting publications confirmed for now are: Comparative Economic Studies, Review of Industrial Organization, Eastern European Economics, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Russian Management Journal, Russian Journal of Economics, and Public Administration Issues.

Working language: English.
Local organizer of the 2nd WCCE is National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg (HSE University, St. Petersburg)
For any questions about programme, submission or further information please contact the Local Organizing Committee at

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