5th International Workshop on Economic Growth, Environment and Natural Resources

Department of Economics of the European University at St. Petersburg and Chair of Economics / Resource Economics, ETH Zurich are organizing the 5th International Workshop on Economic Growth, Environment and Natural Resources on May 31 – June 1, 2019. The aim of the Workshop is to promote the use of advanced economic theory in the fields of growth, environment and natural resource economics. Please download call for papers here (pdf).


Scientific committee

  • Kirill Borissov (European University at St. Petersburg)
  • Stefano Bosi (Université Paris Saclay)
  • Thierry Bréchet (Université catholique de Louvain and CORE)
  • Lucas Bretschger (ETH Zurich)
  • Mikhail Pakhnin (European University at St. Petersburg)
  • Ingmar Schumacher (IPAG Business School, Paris)


Keynote speaker

Rick van der Ploeg, Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and Research Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OxCarre).


We welcome contributions from the fields of growth theory, environmental economics, energy and resource economics, economic dynamics. Prospective participants should submit a draft version of the paper or an extended abstract of at least 250 words to workshop2019@eu.spb.ru no later than February 8, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by February 13, 2019. Final versions of accepted papers should be submitted by May 24, 2019.


Venue and Accommodation

The workshop will be held at the European University at St. Petersburg (6/1A Gagarinskaya St., St. Petersburg, Russia). There is no participation fee. The European University at St. Petersburg will award a limited number of grants to cover local accommodation costs. To apply for a grant, please email workshop2019@eu.spb.ru as soon as you are notified of the acceptance of your paper. If the grant is awarded, the EUSP will take charge of hotel bookings as required. Otherwise participants are personally responsible for making their hotel reservations.


Visa Information

Participants who need a Russian visa to enter the country will have to get it issued on an invitation letter sent by the European University at St. Petersburg. Participants on a tourist visa will not be allowed to make a presentation by Russian law.


Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: February 8, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: February 13, 2019
  • Final paper deadline: May 24, 2019
  • Workshop dates: May 31 – June 1, 2019

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