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)


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 and Agri-tech economics
  • Banking and Finance
  • Economic History and History of Economic Thought
  • Empirical Economics
  • Energy Economics and Policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Fiscal Policy and Public Finance
  • Growth and Business Cycles
  • Health and Public Policy
  • Industrial Organisation
  • International Economics and Trade
  • Labour Economics
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy
  • Public Economics, Regulation and Competition Analysis
  • Transition and Integration Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
Keynote Speakers

We are happy to welcome as distinguished keynote speakers:

  • TBA

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


Local Organizing Committee (provisional)

  • Claudiu ALBULESCU (RCEM, Management Department, Politehnica University of Timișoara)
  • Josep-Maria ARAUZO-CAROD (INFER, Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
  • Christian OBERST (INFER, German Economic Institute)
  • INTECO members
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 opened on October 1st, 2021): https://editorialexpress.com/conference/INFER2022

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

June 1st, 2023 – Deadline for submission of full papers

June 30th, 2023 – Deadline for notification of paper acceptance

July 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: TBA

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

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 Special Sessions submission: June 15th, 2023.


Registration fee (for on-site presenters):

  • 250 EUR for INFER members
  • 300 EUR for non-INFER members


The deadline for registration is: July 15th, 2023

Registration fees are non-refundable.

The registration fee includes all lunches, drinks and social events. It doesn’t include travel and accommodation expenses. All workshop participants have to register for the workshop. Please note that the paper submission is not considered as registration.

Registration preferably trough the INFER website + PayPal

Please register on the INFER website (www.infer-research.net). Payment can be done via PayPal on the website. Please note that you can use the same website to become an INFER member. For most countries you don’t need a Paypal account.


The workshop will take place at the following address: Aulario Oeste, Campus dels Tarongers, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia 46021, España

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).
  • Airport, located just 8 kilometers from the city center (connected by underground to the city center).

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: TBA


Event Schedule Details

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