The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) and the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises invite papers to be considered for RCEA Growth, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference.
With the recent slowdown in economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship have become two increasingly important areas of economic and management research. Growth results from the efforts of innovators and entrepreneurs, with new technologies replacing old ones. This is accelerated with the adoption of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics. The goal of this conference is to bring together leading researchers and policymakers to discuss and contribute to the understanding of issues related to economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship. We welcome theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented papers in all areas of economics and finance that relate to the overarching theme of the conference.
- John Haltiwagner (University of Maryland, College Park, NBER and IZA)
- Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School and NBER)
RCEA (Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis) is a private, international non-profit organization dedicated to independent research in applied and theoretical economics and related fields. Originally set up in Rimini, Italy, it is now headquartered at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario with branches in Italy and in Poland. The Lazardis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises was established to help Canadian technology companies become globally competitive. It helps firms reach their next level of growth through innovative programs, a global network of expert mentors, and rigorous research.
RCEA has organized numerous conferences and workshops. Past invited speakers include Nobel Prize laureates Robert Mundell and Michael Spence as well as, among others, Philippe Aghion, Costas Azariadis, Larry Ball, Steven Cecchetti, Gilles Duranton, Gauti Eggertsson, Elhanan Helpman, David Hendry, Peter Howitt, Charles Jones, Thomas Lemieux, Hashem Pesaran, Peter C. B. Phillips, James Robinson, Steven Ross and Arnold Zellner.
Further information about RCEA and its activities is on our website, RCEA.org.
PAPER SUBMISSION: Authors should submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words
FURTHER INFORMATION about the conference can be found in the Call for Papers.
For additional information about paper submission, accommodation and registration please contact RCEAGrowth@rcea.org.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES
- Submission deadline: June 17, 2019
- Notification of acceptance: June 27, 2019
- Opening of early registration: June 27, 2019
- Late registration starts: August 17, 2019
- Event dates: September 20-21, 2019
Jerzy (Jurek) Konieczny (Wilfrid Laurier University), Chair; David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA and Simon Fraser University, Canada), Michał Brzoza-Brzezina (National Bank of Poland), Laurence Ball (Johns Hopkins University, USA), Stephen G. Cecchetti, (Brandeis University, USA), Wing Hong Chan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Edda Claus (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Gianluca Clementi (New York University, USA), Leif Danziger (Bar-Ilan University, Israel), Michael Devereux (University of British Columbia, Canada), Giovanni Gallipoli (University of British Columbia, Canada), Nikola Gradojevic (University of Guelph, Canada), Jan Hegemejer (University of Warsaw, Poland), Peter Howitt (Brown University, USA), Gueorgui T. Kambourov (University of Toronto, Canada), Ryszard Kokoszczyński (Warsaw University and National Bank of Poland), Andros Kourtelos (University of Cyprus), David Laidler (University of Western Ontario and C.D. Howe Institute, Canada), Jean-Paul Lam (University of Waterloo, Canada), Daniel Levy (Bar-Ilan University, Israel and Emory University, USA), Paolo Manase (University of Bologna, Italy), Angelo Melino (University of Toronto, Canada), Claudio Michelacci (Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros-CEMFI, Spain), Leo Michelis (Ryerson University, Canada), Costas Milas (University of Keele, UK), Claudio Morana (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy), Marcello Pagnini (Bank of Italy, Italy), Theodor Palivos (University of Macedonia, Greece), Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia, Greece), Michael Parkin (University of Western Ontario, Canada), Mehmet Pinar (Edge Hill University, UK), Michael Plummer (John’s Hopkins Bologna Centre, USA/Italy), Joanna Poyago-Theotoky (La Trobe University, Australia), Christopher T.S. Ragan (McGill University, Canada), Pietro Reichlin (University LUISS Guido Carli, Italy), Lucio Sarno (City University, UK), Apostolos Serletis (University of Calgary, Canada), Pierre Siklos (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Willem Spanjers (Kingston University, UK), Mark Stabile (INSEAD, France), Thanassis Stengos (University of Guelph, Canada), Ming Chih Tan (University of North Dakota, USA), Ilias Tsiakas (University of Guelph, Canada), Wendy (Yan) Wu (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Joseph Zeira (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) and Christian Zimmermann (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA).
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