25th INFER Annual Conference

25th INFER Annual Conference 2023/ XXth INTECO Workshop on Economic Integration ,
6-8 September 2023, Valencia Spain
Jointly organized by International Network for Economic Research (INFER) and (INTECO)-Joint Research Unit on Economic Integration (University of Valencia-University Jaume I)

Call for Papers: here!

Program: here!

Conference objective and research topics

The INFER Annual Conference is the main annual event of the International Network for Economic Research. The INFER Annual Conference provides a great opportunity for members and non-members of INFER alike to exchange ideas and to discuss results from recent economic research.

The INFER Annual Conference is open to contributions from all areas of economics. However, this year the INFER AC will take place jointly with the XXth INTECO Workshop on Economic Integration organized by INTECO research unit. Therefore, there will be  special parallel sessions on economic integration along the program.

We will welcome papers related to the following non-exhaustive list of topics:

  • Agricultural economics
  • Banking
  • Computational Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Development Economics
  • Circular Economy and Sustainability
  • Economic History and History of Economic Thought
  • Economic Integration
  • Emerging Market Economies and Globalization
  • Empirical Economics
  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Experimental Economics
  • Financial markets and asset prices
  • Growth and Business cycle
  • Fiscal Policy and Public debt
  • Health and Public Policy
  • Housing and Real State economics
  • Industrial Economics and Innovation
  • International Trade
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Transport Economics
Keynote Speakers

We are happy to welcome as distinguished keynote speakers:

• Giovanni Peri, UC Davis (US)
• Isabelle Méjean, SciencesPo Paris (France)


The conference is jointly organized by INFER (International Network for Economic Research), and INTECO (Joint Research Unit on Economic Integration of the University of Valencia and Jaume I).

  • INFER (International Network for Economic Research) is a non-profit international scientific organization that stimulates research and research networking in all fields of economics through international workshops and conferences. Website: http://www.infer- research.eu/
  • INTECO (Research Joint Unit on Economic Integration) from the University of Valencia and Jaume I (Castellón), Spain. Founded in 2001, INTECO aims to develop a research program on economic effects of real and financial integration. Website: https://www.inteco.uji.es


Scientific Committee

• Chair: Francisco REQUENA SILVENTE (INTECO-University of Valencia)
• António AFONSO (INFER, Universty of Lisbon)
• Adriana ALBENTOSA (University of Valencia)
• Josep-Maria ARAUZO-CAROD (INFER, University Rovira i Virgili)
• DimitriOs ASTERIOU
• Christian OBERST (INFER, German Economic Institute – IW Cologne)
• Claudiu ALBULESCU (INFER, Politehnica University of Timisoara)
• Amélie BARBIER-GAUCHARD (BETA, Strasbourg University)
• Florina-Cristina BADARAU (INFER, University of Bordeaux)
• María CABALLER (University of Valencia)
• Mariam CAMARERO (INFER, University Jaume I)
• Pedro CANTOS (University of Valencia)
• Eleonora CAVALLARO (INFER, Sapienza University of Rome)
• Laura MÁRQUEZ-RAMOS (INTECO-University Jaume I)
• Helena LENIHAN (INFER, University of Limerick)
• Antonia LÓPEZ-VILLAVICENCIO (University of Paris-Nanterre)
• Inmaculada MARTÍNEZ-ZARZOSO (INFER, INTECO-University of Goettingen)
• Guillermo MATEU (University of Valencia).
• Alexandru MINEA (INFER, University fo Auvergne)
• Christian OBERST (INFER, German Economic Institute – IW Cologne)
• Dimitrios PAPARAS (INFER, Harper Adams University)
• María Asunción PRATS ALBENTOSA (Universidad of Murcia)
• Francisco SERRANITO (INFER, University of Nanterre)
• Jamel SAADAOUI (BETA, Strasbourg University)
• Juan SAPENA BOLUFER (Catholic University of Valencia)
• Emili TORTOSA-AUSINA (INTECO, University Jaume I)
• Camelia TURCU (INFER, University of Orléans)

Local Organizing Committee 

• Chair: Cecilio TAMARIT (INFER, INTECO-University of Valencia)
• Josep-Maria ARAUZO-CAROD (INFER, University Rovira i Virgili)
• Christian OBERST (INFER, German Economic Institute – IW Cologne)
• Claudiu ALBULESCU (INFER, Politehnica University of Timisoara)
• Francisco REQUENA SILVENTE (INTECO-University of Valencia)
• Mariam CAMARERO (INTECO-University Jaume I)
• Guadalupe SERRANO DOMINGO (INTECO-University of Valencia)
• Alejandra MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ (INTECO-University of Valencia)
• Carolina CALATAYUD GALIANA (University of Valencia)
• Mercedes BELTRÁN ESTEVE (University of Valencia)
• Celia MELGUIZO CHÁFER (University of Valencia)


Submission of Papers

Only full papers may be submitted for the INFER Annual Conference (this applies to both general sessions and special sessions). Papers must be in English and must include a cover page with the following information:

  • An abstract of up to 500 words, with JEL classification and no more than 5 keywords
  • Authors’ full name and affiliation
  • Contact details for the corresponding author, such as address, phone and e-mail

Papers should be submitted electronically as pdf-files to the Annual Conference organizers via Conference Maker at the following website (submission open on December 1st, 2022): https://Joint 25INFER-XXINTECO Conference

Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. All submitted papers will be peer reviewed according to a high-quality and fast referee process. Paper presenters are expected to discuss one other paper during the conference. The discussant assignments will be made by the conference organizers at a later stage. As the conference intends to strengthen the INFER network, participation is welcome even without paper contribution.

Important dates

March, 15th 2023 – Extended Deadline for submission of full papers
April 30th , 2023 – Deadline for notification of paper acceptance
June 15th, 2023 – Deadline for fee payment and registration

Publication opportunities

The conference offers publication opportunities to the authors of research papers. In particular, the authors of high-quality research papers will be invited to submit them to the following special issues:

Macroeconomic Dynamics. Cambridge University Press.

The procedure for submitting the papers to these journals will be specified in due course.

You will be informed more specifically about all publication possibilities during the next months.

The last INFER publications include special issues in the World Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Economics, Economic Modelling, Comparative Economic Studies, Eastern European Economics, Post-Communist Economies, Research in International Business and Finance, International Economics and Economic Policy, Macroeconomic Dynamics. You will be informed more specifically about all publication possibilities during the next months.

Special Sessions

The conference will host a number of special sessions focusing on specific topics.
• These sessions may be organized by INFER scholars as well as by other conference attendees who send their proposals to the Organizing Committee.
• Special sessions will have discussants distributed among presenters of the same session.
• The deadline for the proposal of Special Sessions is January 15th, 2023. You can drop a line with your proposal to the following address: inteco@uji.es


Registration fee (for on-site presenters):

  • 260 EUR for INFER members
  • 325 EUR for non-INFER members


The deadline for registration is: June 15th, 2023

• Registration fees are generally non-refundable.
• The registration fee includes all lunches, drinks and social events. It doesn’t include travel and accommodation expenses.
• All participants have to register for the conference. Please note that the paper submission is not considered as registration.
• Registration is through the INFER website. Please register on the INFER website (www.infer-research.net). Payment is processed via PayPal. However, for most countries you don’t need your onw PayPal account.
• You can use the same website to become an INFER member. The annual membership fee for individuals is EUR 40 per year and valid for the current calendar year.
• PhD students registering for the conference can apply for a free INFER membership 2023 (saving the 40 Euro membership fee) and register as INFER member. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to treasurer@infer.info   together with a short statement from your supervisor.• If you have any technical questions regarding the registration, please contact treasurer@infer.info


The venue will take place at the Campus dels Tarongers of the University of Valencia in the two following sites (circled in red on the map):1. Aulari Ouest (West classroom ) 2. Faculty of Economics-Library (plenary sessions).
You can find the MAP here!

For a general view of the campus and the city click on: video Valencia-Campus Tarongers

Arrival in Valencia
  • The city also has two main railway stations, “the Estación del Norte” (local train network operates), and “Joaquín Sorolla station”, offering AVE high-speed.
  • Valencia is equipped with a modern motorway network. Nothern AP7 (Barcelona direction), A3 (Madrid) and southern AP7 (to Alicante).
  •  The airport (Manises), located just 8 kilometers from the city center (connected by underground to the city center). There is a metro service straight from the airport to the city center: lines 3 (red) and 5 (green). The station is situated on the ground floor of the arrival’s hall in the Regional Terminal. Journey time to the city centre is approximately 25 minutes. Both lines follow the same route to Xativa and Colón stations, which are close to the city center.
  • Valencia’s taxis are white and run by local companies. They all charge the same rates in the city center – airport runs (20€) and are available 24 hours a day.
  • Hotels can also provide a personal transfer service straight to the airport.

Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements. The registration fee does not cover accommodation.You can make your own reservations to several hotels not very far from the conference venue that will be announced in due time at the dedicated webpage.


You can make your own reservations to several hotels not very far from the conference venue. Consider that rooms in the suggested places are subject to availability:


  • However, if you would like to look for other accommodation options, we recommend websites such as Booking, Expedia or Airbnb (if your preferred option is an apartment).
Tourism information about Valencia:
Further Information

The conference website (https://infer-research.eu/events/25th-infer-annual-conference/) will provide updated information concerning registration details, downloadable registration forms, travel and accommodation facilities, etc.

Questions may be directed to the conference organizers.

Questions about local organization issues may be directed to the local conference organizer: Cecilio TAMARIT – e-mail: cecilio.tamarit@uv.es

Questions about INFER procedures may be directed to the INFER Board through: Josep-Maria ARAUZO-CAROD – e-mail: josepmaria.arauzo@urv.cat

Event Schedule Details

  • 06/09/2023
    08:00 - 08/09/2023 - 20:00
Event Expired