26th INFER Annual Conference

26th INFER Annual Conference, 18-20 June 2024, Chania, Crete, Greece.

Call for papers: here!

The 26th INFER Annual Conference will be jointly organized by the Technical University of Crete (School of Production Engineering and Management) and the Harokopio University of Athens (Department of Economics and Sustainable Development). There will be special parallel sessions on economic integration along the program. This event provides an opportunity for those interested in any level of Applied Economics issues. From individual business or industrial zones to national, international or global policies that will make feasible the effective application of circular economy principles for achieving a Sustainable Development. Researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs are invited to submit both empirical and theoretical papers that are broadly consistent in any of the Conference’s special topics. 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 Topics Agricultural economics Applied Macroeconometrics (Micro and Macro) Banking Computational Economics Applied Econometrics Development Economics Economic History and History of Economic Thought Economic Integration Emerging Market Economies and Globalization Empirical Economics Energy Economics Entrepreneurship Environmental Economics Experimental Economics Financial Markets and Asset Prices Growth and Business cycle Fiscal Policy and Public debt Food Waste and Management Health Economics Housing and Real State Economics Industrial Economics and Innovation International Trade and FDI International Macroeconomics Labor Economics Logistics Management Monetary Economics Tourism Economics Transport Economics Urban and Regional Economics

Important Dates
Full Paper Submission 15 March, 2024
Notification 15 April, 2024
Early Registration 24 May, 2024
Late Registration 25 May, 2024 and onwards
Conference dates 18-20 June, 2024


Online Paper Submission

The event will only take place in person (maximum of two presentations per person). Speakers will not be able to present remotely. Only full papers in English (by the 15th of March, 2024 using Easy Chair platform) may be submitted for the INFER Annual Conference (this applies to both general sessions and special sessions). Although it is not obligatory, you are encouraged to conform to use our template for submissions/manuscripts. All submitted papers will be peer reviewed according to a high-quality and fast referee process. To submit your full paper, please follow these steps: 1. Create an account on: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=26thinferac2024 2. Log into https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=26thinferac2024 by using your account 3. You will receive an automatic email to confirm your submission. You can update your submission until the deadline. Following the acceptance, authors will be invited to submit their full papers for consideration to the Special Issues announced following the Journals’ peer review process. For more information about Special Issues related to the 26th INFER Annual Conference visit the related page: https://infer2024.com/special-issues


We are happy to welcome the following keynote speakers at the 26th INFER Annual Conference:

Prof. Simona Iammarino (Università di Cagliari)

Prof. Richard Tol (University of Sussex)

Prof. Steve Evans (University of Cambridge)

Special issues

We would like to remind that the Annual Conference offers publication opportunities. In particular, the authors of high-quality research papers will be invited to submit them to special issues (SI) in the journals: Macroeconomic Dynamics, Eastern European Economics and Journal of Applied Economics. As for the Journal of Applied Economics, two special issues (named Article Collections) are planned:

  • Article Collection 1: “Fostering Urban and Regional Innovation Dynamics” has been officially launched. To view the call,please visit this page. The deadline for submissions is 15th of May 2024.
  • Article Collection 2: “Economic and financial integration: Between environmental issues and geopolitical risks” has been officially launched. To view the call, please visit this page. The deadline for submissions is 30th of September 2024.


Organizing Committee

Arauzo-Carod Josep-Maria, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain (Chair of INFER)
Bakatsaki Maria, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Kostakis Ioannis, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece (Board member of INFER)
Ntougias Spyridon, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Oberst Christian, German Economic Institute, Germany (Vice-chair, Treasurer of INFER)
Papaefthimiou Spiros, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Paparas Dimitrios, Harper Adams University, UK (Board member of Chair)
Tsagarakis Konstantinos, Technical University of Crete, Greece (Chair)


Scientific Committee

Afonso António, INFER, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Albulescu Claudiu, INFER, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Arauzo-Carod Josep-Maria, INFER, University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Asteriou Dimitrios, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Badarau Florina-Cristina, INFER, University of Bordeaux, France
Barbier-Gauchard Amélie, BETA, Strasbourg University, France
Bithas Konstantinos, Panteion University, Greece
Camarero Mariam, INFER, University Jaume I, Spain
Drivas Kyriakos, University of Pireaus, Greece
Gouveia João Pedro, NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal
Kostakis Ioannis, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Lenihan Helena, INFER, University of Limerick, Ireland
Malindretos George, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Martínez-Zarzoso Inmaculada, INFER, INTECO-University of Goettingen, Spain
Minea Alexandru, INFER, University of Auvergne, France
Mitoula Roido, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Oberst Christian, INFER, German Economic Institute – IW Cologne, Germany
Paparas Dimitrios, INFER, Harper Adams University, UK
Requena Silvente Francisco, INTECO-University of Valencia, Spain
Saadaoui Jamel, BETA, Strasbourg University, France
Sardianou Eleni, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Serranito Francisco, INFER, University of Nanterre, France
Tortosa-Ausina Emili, INTECO, University Jaume I, Spain
Tsagarakis Konstantinos, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Turcu Camelia, INFER, University of Orléans, France

Event Schedule Details

  • 18/06/2024
    08:00 - 20/10/2023 - 21:10

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