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We are writing to invite you to submit a paper proposal or to express your interest in attending the joint seventh CEPR Economic History Symposium and fifth Banco de España Economic History Seminar, which will take place in Roda de Bará (Tarragona), 30-31 May 2019.

The symposium aims to bring together leading researchers in the field. Papers are being sought on topics including, but not necessarily limited to:

  • Macroeconomic and financial history
  • Economic growth in the very long run
  • Institutions and economic development
  • The history of the international economy

The programme will include a session for the presentation of research in economic history conducted or financed by Banco de España.

If you would like to submit a paper proposal, please upload a draft with your reply form by visiting and indicate whether or not you wish to present a paper or act as a discussant. You will also be asked to specify your funding requirements. If you do not currently have a CEPR profile, please create one at and then click on the registration link above.

If you have any difficulties registering for this meeting, please contact Mandy Chan, Events Officer at [email protected] or +44 20 7183 8804.

The deadline for replies is Monday 25 February 2019, 18:00 GMT. We cannot accept submissions received after this date.

Accommodation expenses will be covered for participants on the programme. Limited travel funding is available according to the CEPR Travel Guidelines The organisers will notify prospective participants by mid-March 2019 of their decision.

Yours sincerely,

The Organisers/Scientific Committee

Stephen Broadberry (Nuffield College Oxford and CEPR)
Rui Esteves (Graduate Institute Geneva and CEPR)
Pablo Martín-Aceña (Universidad de Alcalá)
Galo Nuño (Banco de España)
Eva Ortega (Banco de España)
Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and CEPR)