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Agenda 2030: Economics in a Changing World


Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

Adam Smith

In the words of the famous economist Adam Smith, science exists to enlighten people’s minds. Many recent and important global topics are currently under a veil of darkness and are in need of a broader scientific approach to better understand the processes in motion. Residuals of the 2008 financial crisis are still present in some countries and in the past few years there has been a rise in new political events that have affected large sets of countries. Brexit, conflicts in the Middle East, waves of refugees and outbreaks of terrorism have raised uncertainty in nations’ economies on an unprecedented level. National security, social security, trade flows, labour and capital mobility across countries, shifts in the labour markets, and economic growth in general have all paid the price from these events. Policymakers are unaware what future problems can arise from the current situation or what are the optimal policies to remedy these problems. The urgent task facing policymakers is to transform themselves into effective anticipators of upcoming shocks. They need to develop ideas, skills and innovative capabilities at a new and higher level than before.

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.

John Maynard Keynes

To do this, the academic community has to provide research that will confront these particular research questions on a global level. The Conference organizers have deep respect for individuals trying to make a difference and improve policies that contribute to these and general goals of sustainable development.

The new development agenda should carry forward the spirit of active response to changes, seeking an answer to questions what should, and can be done to promote sustainable economic growth.

Keynote speaker

Alan B. Krueger

Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers and Vice - President of American Economic Association

Keynote speaker

Joshua Angrist

Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, Research Associate at National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Co-Director at MIT School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative

Keynote speaker

Henry Farber

Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University, Director of Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), President of Society of Labor Economists

Main topics of the Conference

Financial Economics

Health, Education and Welfare

Industrial Organization

International Economics

International Political Economy

Labor and Demographic Economics

Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

Network Science

Public Economics


We proudly hope to have your distinguish name among authors and participants. After receiving the full texts, theScientific Committee will decide which papers should be included in the Plenary Session.

Each conference attendant becomes an honorary member of the Experimental Economic Lab Association and can change his/her status during the conference. Membership perks include: additional discount for the next conference, online discussion of a working paper you are working on, free participation in each project the Association runs, calls for international scientific coordination meetings and access to research grants.

The conference fee

  • Participant (attending / paper presenting author): 250 EUR
  • Accompanying co-author: 300 EUR
  • Attending (without paper): 400 EUR

Discounted fee

... Participant (attending/paper presenting author) only...

  • 40 % UNTIL 1st of April 2017
  • 30 % UNTIL 1st of May 2017
  • 20 % UNTIL 1st of June 2017

2nd paper registration (publishing only): 200 EUR

Registration fee includes admission to all sessions, conference kit (including the Scientific Book of Proceedings) and admission the gala dinner and all coffee breaks according to the program.

Each attendant has discount on accommodation of 10%. Paying the attendance fee, each attendant shell receive UNIQUE CODE to get discount in one of the following Hotels/Apartments:

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