Eighth CEPR Economic History Symposium


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We are writing to invite you to submit a paper proposal or to express your interest in attending the eighth CEPR Economic History Symposium, which will take place in Geneva, 12-13 June 2020.

The symposium aims to bring together leading researchers in the field. Papers are being sought on topics including, but not necessarily limited to:

  • Macroeconomic and financial history
  • Economic growth in the very long run
  • Institutions and economic development
  • The history of the international economy

If you would like to submit a paper proposal, please upload a draft with your reply form by visiting https://portal.cepr.org/eighth-cepr-economic-history-symposium and indicate whether or not you wish to present a paper or act as a discussant. You will also be asked to specify your funding requirements. If you do not currently have a CEPR profile, please create a new profile here https://portal.cepr.org/user/register and then click on the registration link above.

If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Mandy Chan, Senior Events Officer at mchan@cepr.org or +44 20 7183 8804.

The deadline for replies is Monday 13 January 2020, 18:00 GMT. We cannot accept submissions received after this date.

Accommodation expenses will be covered for participants on the programme. Limited travel funding is available according to the CEPR travel guidelines. The organisers will notify prospective participants by mid-February 2020 of their decision.

Yours sincerely,

The Organisers/Scientific Committee

Stephen Broadberry (Oxford University and CEPR), Rui Esteves (The Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR), Juan Flores (University of Geneva), Pilar Nogues-Marco (University of Geneva and CEPR)
Tobias Straumann (University of Zurich), Nathan Sussman (The Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR), Martina Viarengo (The Graduate Institute, Geneva and Harvard University, Center for International Development)

Meeting Date: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 to Saturday, June 13, 2020

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EH Symposium

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