General Program

Definition of comparative economics


Venue of the Conference and Hotel


Rome 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, Pasquale Tridico and Marcello Signorelli


Scientific Organizing Committee:

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, Pauline Grosjean, Jens H�lscher, Yan Bai, Jie He, Magdolna Sass, Vittorio Valli, Jun Ma, Andrei Yakovlev, Michael Keren, Maria Lissowska, Ioanna Sapfo Pepelasis, Evzen Kocenda.

As for additional information, please contact Marcello Signorelli (EACES past-president and advisory board member) at the following e-mail address: More details will be also available in EACES website:

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