Fifth ERMEES Macroeconomics Workshop 2023, “The EU in the Age of Permacrisis” 2023

Fifth ERMEES Macroeconomics Workshop 2023: “The EU in the Age of Permacrisis” December 1st, 2023, Strasbourg

Organized by
INFER – International Network for Economic Research
University of Strasbourg, BETA and ERMEES


Workshop Objectives
This workshop provides an opportunity for all those interested in European Macroeconomics to discuss their
research and to exchange ideas. Researchers are invited to submit both empirical and theoretical papers that are
broadly consistent with the workshop’s special topic.

In particular we welcome papers related to the following fields in European Macroeconomics:
▪ Climate change, environment and energy crisis
▪ Digitalization, automation and growth
▪ Political tensions, political macroeconomics and geopolitical risks
▪ Assessment of recovery plans, public investment strategies
▪ Fiscal policy, public debt sustainability, fiscal rules
▪ Inflation, conventional and non-conventional monetary policy
▪ Banking system, financial integration, financial stability
▪ External debt sustainability, international reserves, exchange rates
▪ Labor market mutations, wages, migrations, poverty and inequality

The workshop is open to anybody involved in these research areas, including both young and experienced
researchers, Ph.D. students, post-doctoral researchers, and professionals from business, government and nongovernmental institutions.

Keynote Speakers
We are happy to welcome the following internationally distinguished keynote speakers:
-Klaus Prettner, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
-Jakob de Haan, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

The workshop is jointly organized by the
– International Network for Economic Research (INFER)
– University of Strasbourg, BETA, ERMEES
INFER is a non-profit international scientific organization that stimulates research and research networking in all fields of economics through international workshops and conferences. Website:

ERMEES (the European Macroeconomics Research Team of Strasbourg) was born, in 2013, from the will to federate researchers specializing in European economic issues in the University of Strasbourg. ERMEES also intends to participate in the public debates. Website:

Submission of Papers
Only full papers may be submitted, preferably in pdf-format. Papers should be submitted through the conference website. The submission should mention the following details: title of communication, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation of the author(s), e-mail address of the corresponding author.
Deadline for paper submission is August 31, 2023
Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. We will confirm receipt of your submission. All submitted papers will be peer reviewed according to a high-quality and fast referee process. You will receive an e-mail indicating whether your paper is accepted for presentation during the workshop or not before September 30, 2023.
Paper presenters are expected to discuss a different paper during the workshop. The discussant assignments will be made by the workshop organizers at a later date. As the workshop intends to build a network in this research area, participation is welcome even without paper contributions.

Publication of Papers
A selection of papers presented at the workshop will be published in one or more international publications. INFER offers several publication possibilities to workshop participants, including book volumes and journal publications. Moreover, papers of excellent quality may be published in a special issue of excellent international journals. The workshop organizers will contact you about these publication possibilities later.

Registration and Registration Fee
There will be no registration fees for presenters. For other participants, fees amount to 50 euros. Deadline for registration: October 15, 2023.

Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements. The registration fee does not cover accommodation. Please make your reservations as soon as possible, preferably at the end of September. In reason of the Winter market in Strasbourg, the availability of hotel rooms rapidly decreases.

Further Information
Questions may be directed to the local workshop organizers:
Amélie BARBIER-GAUCHARD, University of Strasbourg, BETA,
Pierre LESUISSE, University of Strasbourg, BETA,
Jamel SAADAOUI, University of Strasbourg, BETA,


Call for papers: here!

Event Schedule Details

  • 01/12/2023
    08:30 - 19:00
No Seat Available