Conference Details

JUNE 25-27, 2015

The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), The Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES), The Japanese Association for Comparative Economic Studies (JACES), The Korean Association for Comparative Economic Studies (KACES), The Italian Association for Comparative Economic Studies (AISSEC), The Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM), The Chinese Economists Society (CES), The European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) and other scientific associations and networks are issuing a call for papers for the panels they will be organizing for the first World Congress of Comparative Economics in Rome (Italy) on June 25-27, 2015.
We invite submissions of entire panels (3 or 4 abstracts/papers) or individual abstracts/papers. All submissions of abstracts and papers must be made through CONFERENCE MAKER at the web address:
Before submitting a paper or panel it is necessary to create a free Conference Maker account at:
Submissions of abstracts/papers are possible from October 1, 2014 to February 15, 2015.
Acceptance/rejection decisions will be sent by March 10, 2015. 

Registration and payment of the conference fees must use CONFERENCE MAKER at the web address:
early registration/payment (with reduced fees) before March 31 2015: 200 euro;
regular registration/payment from April 1 to May 31 2015: 250 euro;
young researchers (with financial difficulties), PhD students and graduate students (presenting a certificate from their Universities) can apply for reduced fee (50 euro) by contacting Pasquale Tridico and Marcello Signorelli (; by January 15, 2015 

A panel of “Meet the Editors” will be organized by Ali M. Kutan on the topic “How to publish in top economics and business journals” targeted towards young Ph.Ds and doctoral students. Editors will also take questions from participants.
Papers presented in the World Congress can be submitted (for regular issues) or can be selected for special issues or symposia, with the usual referees’ assessments, in the following Journals: Journal of Comparative Economics, Economic Systems, European Journal of Comparative Economics, Comparative Economic Studies, China Economic Review, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Eastern European Economics, Journal of Institutional Economics, Japanese Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Comparative Economic Studies and other international journals.
A Conference website, containing updated information (including list of Hotels), is active at the address:
Local Organizing Committee:
Sebastiano Fadda, Marcello Signorelli and Pasquale Tridico
Scientific Committee (to be completed):
Marcello Signorelli, Josef C. Brada, Saul Estrin, Masaaki Kuboniwa, Ali M. Kutan, Jinlan Ni, Pasquale Tridico, Tomasz Mickiewicz, Byung Yeon Kim, Elisabetta Croci Angelini, Haizheng Li, Satoshi Mizobata, Si Joong Kim, Belton M. Fleisher, Francesco Farina, Janusz Brzeszczynski, Milica Uvalic, Wolfram Elsner, Ichiro Iwasaki, Hartmut Lehmann, Ikka Korhonen, Evzen Kocenda, Pauline Grosjean, Jens Hölscher, Yan Bai, Jie He, Magdolna Sass, Vittorio Valli, Jun Ma, Andrei Yakovlev, Michael Keren, Maria Lissowska, Ioanna Sapfo Pepelasis.
As for additional information, please contact Marcello Signorelli (EACES past-president and advisory board member) at the following e-mail address:
Roma Tre University
Department of Economics
via S. D'Amico, 77
00145 ROME




Distinguished Colleagues,
We would like to cordially invite you to participate in the MIC 2015 conference Managing Sustainable Growth ( to be held in the

Congress Centre Bernardin, Portoroz,

Slovenia, 28-30 May 2015.

In May 2015, the traditional conference MIC (Management International Conference) will be organized as a Joint International Conference. The participating institutions are:

The conference programme features:

  • two Keynote Addresses (one for MIC track and one for EEE and SSEM track),

  • high-quality research paper presentations in concurrent sessions,

  • COMPETE Project - Panel Discussion,

  • Editors' Panel and Exhibition of Journals, supporting the conference,

  • Doctoral Students’ Workshop. 

Abstracts of papers will be published in the Book of Abstract (ready for the conference): ISBN number 978-961-266-180-9.
Authors will be invited to submit full papers to the supporting journals, including:

  • Borsa Istanbul Review (Editor Dr. Ali Kutan)

  • Comparative Economic Studies (Editor Dr. Josef Brada)

  • Eastern European Economics (Editor Dr. Josef Brada; IF = 0,333)

  • Economic Systems (Co-Editor Dr. Ali Kutan; IF = 0,611)

  • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (Editor Dr. Ali Kutan; IF = 1,190)

  • International Journal of Sustainable Economy (Editor Dr. Egon Zizmond)

  • Management (Editor Dr. Stefan Bojnec)

  • Managing Global Transitions (Editor Dr. Egon Zizmond) 

Authors who would like their papers to be published in the Conference Proceedings (ISBN number 978-961-266-181-6) are invited to submit their full papers by September 1, 2015.
The submission and review process takes place online. In order to submit your paper, you should first register online to the conference information system. After entering the conference system you will find a form for submitting your abstract online.
Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: April 13, 2015

  • Notification of acceptance: April 20, 2015

  • Registration and Payment Deadline: May 4, 2015

  • Conference: May 28-30, 2015 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any further information (contact:
Prof. Egon Zizmond





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