Open Calls for Papers

Conference calls for papers and applications across all CEPR programme areas that are currently receiving submissions have been listed below. For any questions on how to submit, please get in touch with CEPR's events team:​

Coronavirus Information:

As you are no doubt aware, the spread of the coronavirus has resulted in many events around the world being cancelled, postponed or reformatted to allow for remote participation. Please note that CEPR is monitoring developments very carefully and liaising with all conference organisers regarding the best course of action to take for each event. If you are applying for, or scheduled to attend, one of our events, please look out for direct communications regarding your event from each organiser. If you have not yet received any specific advice we recommend that you hold off making any travel arrangements until further information has been given. 

Bank of Italy/CEPR/EIEF Conference on“Ownership, Governance, Management & Firm Performance”

Rome, Italy
21-22 December 2020

The Bank of Italy, the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, and the Centre for Economic Policy and Research are pleased to announce a research conference on “Ownership, Governance, Management & Firm Performance”. The meeting aims at bringing together lead economists to discuss the role of managers and owners in shaping firm performance, with a particular emphasis on micro-macro linkages (from firm behaviour to aggregate productivity growth) and policy implications. Both theoretical and empirical works in macro and microeconomics are welcome. 

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3rd Joint Research Confrence on Firm Financing and Firm Dynamics: "Firms in Times of the Pandemic"

Paris, France 
4 December 2020

Banque de France, Banca d’Italia and Sciences Po, in cooperation with the CEPR, are organising their third joint research conference on trends in firm organisation, firm financing and firm dynamics, to be held in Paris on the 4th of December 2020.

The conference aims to create a forum for discussion on issues related to the recent patterns of firms’ activity, the organisation of production and financing decision, as well as their determinants, consequences and implications for policymaking. This year’s issue of the conference particularly welcomes contributions that aim at highlighting the immediate and the longer-term consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for firms, in Europe and beyond, as well as assessing the cost and benefits of policies targeted at firms during the first wave of the pandemic in the first semester of 2020. 

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