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Subject: Call for papers, 9th Meeting of the Portuguese Economics Journal, Azores, Portugal


*Apologies for Cross-Posting*


We invite researchers, irrespective of their institutional or geographical affiliation, to submit theoretical, applied or policy-oriented papers in any field of economics to our conference.


The conference will be held at the University of Azores, Campus of Angra do Heroísmo in Terceira Island, Portugal, on July 3-5, 2015.


To submit a paper, send an e-mail to pej2015_papers@iae.csic.es attaching the paper in pdf format. The deadline is March 15, 2015.


*Submission guidelines*

Papers should be written in English. Please make sure you add an abstract (up to 600 words), keywords, and JEL classification codes to the title page.


*Plenary session*

The Keynote Lecture will be delivered by Sergio Rebelo (Northwestern University, USA)


*Important dates*

Paper submission: until March 15, 2015

Communication of decisions: April 15, 2015

Early registration: until May 31, 2015

Deadline for presenters' registration: May 31, 2015

Conference: July 3-5, 2015

Note: presenters should register by May 31 for their papers to be included in the final program.



Matters related to submissions and papers will be handled by the scientific committee


For other matters, please contact the local organizers



Scientific Committee:


Local Organizers:

- Elisabete Martins, ACDA/APDR, Portugal

- Emiliana Silva, University of Azores, Portugal

- Susana Sardinha, CEEAplA, Portugal

- Tomaz Ponce Dentinho, ACDA/APDR/ University of Azores, Portugal


The conference is hosted by the Department of Agrarian Sciences of the University of Azores and organized by ACDA - Associação para a Ciências e Desenvolvimento dos Açores.


Journal website: http://www.springer.com/economics/journal/10258


For further details, please check http://www.apdr.pt/PEJ2015/



NSE-IFF Financial Deepening & Household Finance Research Initiative (2014-15)
Global Call For Proposals

The European Sovereign Debt Crisis
Call For Papers

11th European Winter Finance Summit 2015
Call For Papers

Netspar International Pension Workshop
Call For Papers

Global Call For Proposals
NSE-IFF Financial Deepening & Household Finance Research Initiative (2014-15)

The National Stock Exchange, India and IFMR Finance Foundation, India are jointly looking to fund high-quality research projects under the broad themes of financial inclusion-financial deepening and household finance. Researchers affiliated with universities, think-tanks and other institutions (both Indian and overseas), and students enrolled in Doctoral programs are welcome to apply.

1. Financial inclusion and/or financial deepening
2. Household behaviour and financial well-being

For detailed descriptions and an indicative list of research questions, please read the Call for Proposals posted on the website at: http://foundation.ifmr.co.in/nse-iff-financial-deepening-household-finance-research-initiative-2014-15-global-call-for-proposals

PROJECTS: The initiative will fund up to six projects, each of which need to be completed within 12 months:
A. Projects using previously published quantitative datasets of repute (grants upto USD 2000 per project).
B. Projects involving primary data collection from households/individuals/ institutions (grants upto USD 6500 per project).

1) Read the Call for Proposals posted on the website (http://foundation.ifmr.co.in/nse-iff-financial-deepening-household-finance-research-initiative-2014-15-global-call-for-proposals) and ensure that your research team meets the criteria.
2) Fill in FORM 1 and in addition, prepare a detailed research proposal and estimated budget, as specified in the Call for Proposals.
3) Email the 3 documents to fi.research@ifmr.co.in on or before Monday, 17-NOV-2014.

Call for Proposals: http://bit.ly/nse-iff-research2014
If you have any questions, please write to us at: fi.research@ifmr.co.in


Call For Papers
The European Sovereign Debt Crisis

Conference organized by the Luxembourg School of Finance in cooperation with the Journal of Empirical Finance (ELSEVIER)

March 11-13, 2015, Monte Carlo, Monaco

This academic conference is devoted to issues related to the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. Indicative topics include, but are not limited to:
- Financial Stability, banking risk and systemic risk.
- Sovereign credit risk, sovereign CDS market, dynamics of sovereign yield spreads, sovereign-risk contagion.
- Euro stability, impact of policy responses on financial markets, liquidity issues.
- ECB and banking supervision, economic determinants of the Sovereign Debt Crisis, macroeconomic modeling of sovereign debt and default.
- Sovereign default risk and coordination between monetary and fiscal authorities, role of central banks, spillovers between sovereign and private default risks, determinants of success or failure of austerity programs.

This two-day conference is accompanied by a high-quality social program starting with a welcome reception on the evening of March 11, 2015 and a conference dinner on March 12, 2015. Selected papers of the conference will be published in a Special Issue of the Journal of Empirical Finance (guest editors: Roman Kraussl and Thorsten Lehnert, both from the Luxembourg School of Finance).

Novotel Monte Carlo
16, Bld Princesse Charlotte
98000 Monaco

- Markus K. Brunnermeier, Princeton University
- Roman Kraussl, Luxembourg School of Finance
- Thorsten Lehnert, Luxembourg School of Finance
- Loriana Pelizzon, Goethe-University Frankfurt
- Stephen Schaefer, London Business School
- Christian Wolff, Luxembourg School of Finance

TOPICS: We welcome submissions from all areas related to the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. Complete papers in an early stage will also be considered. We ask you not to submit a paper that has been accepted for publication in a journal or is close to being accepted.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Interested authors should submit their papers as a pdf-file by November 30, 2014 to: lsfconference@gmail.com. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by December 15, 2014.

Dual Submission option: Please indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for the Special Issue of the Journal of Empirical Finance.

EXPENSES AND PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS: Participants are expected to cover their travel expenses and accommodation.


Call For Papers
11th European Winter Finance Summit 2015

March 15-18, 2015, Austria

The 2015 European Winter Finance Summit will be held in Obertauern, Austria, March 15-18, 2015.

The European Winter Finance Summit is a joint initiative of financial economists from the University of Zurich and WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). It brings together researchers to discuss and develop new ideas in any field of finance in a stimulating and relaxing environment. Information about the location and past programs can be found at http://www.skinance.com

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Closing date for submissions is November 10. Please submit your paper via http://www.skinance.com. Participants will be notified by December 20.


Call For Papers
Netspar International Pension Workshop

January 2015, Amsterdam
Deadline For Paper Submission November 1, 2014

Netspar (http://www.netspar.nl) stimulates innovative academic research in all disciplines in the social sciences related to ageing and retirement. For the Netspar Pension Workshop to be organized in January 2015 Netspar invites contributions from all areas of Netspar's research program.

TOPICS: Topics of interest are:
- Risk management during working life
- Risk management during retirement years
- The art of choosing
- Supervision of fully funded pensions: solvency and transparency
- Risk sharing and distribution among generations: full funding, pay-as-you-go, taxation
- The labor market
- Heterogeneity within generations and the position of senior citizens

Date: January 28 - 30
Location: Marriott Hotel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/amsnt-amsterdam-marriott-hotel)

The workshop consists of contributed paper sessions and invited talks.

SPEAKERS: Invited talks are by:
- Alex Michaelides (Imperial College London)
- Prof. Dr. John Laitner, (University of Michigan)

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATION: Researchers interested in participating are requested to submit a complete paper to events@netspar.nl before November 1, 2014.

For speakers and discussants who are also Netspar fellows, the organization will provide two or three nights of accommodation and reimburse travel costs (up to a limit) based on economy class travel. For other conference participants, there is a conference fee of Euro150,- (this fee will be waived for Netspar fellows and representatives of the Netspar partners).

FURTHER INFORMATION: For any questions please contact the events coordinator of Netspar: Sylvia van Drogenbroek +31 (0)13 466 3206, s.vandrogenbroek@uvt.nl