13th International


Developments in

Economic Theory and Policy

Bilbao, 23rd and 24th of June 2016


The Department of Applied Economics V of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU and the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, of the University of Cambridge, are organizing the 13th International Conference Developments in Economic Theory and Policy. The Conference will be held in Bilbao (Spain), the days 23rd and 24th of June 2016.

Although papers on all areas of economics are welcome, there will be two Special Sessions with Invited Speakers on the topics of "Housing Markets" and "Financial Liberalisation: Past, Present and Future".

Besides this Special Session, there will be three Keynote Speakers: Professor Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira (Professor Emérito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas), Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde (Bangor University) and Professor Irene van Staveren (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

Suggestions for Organized Sessions are also welcome. An Organized Session is one session constructed in its entirety by a Session Organizer and submitted to the conference organizers as a complete package. A proposal of an Organized Session must include the following information:

  • Title of the session, name and affiliation of the session organizer, name and affiliation of the person who will chair the session (if different than the organizer).
  • Titles of the papers (3-4 papers), name, affiliation and contact information of the authors
  • Information about each participant (name, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address).

Besides Plenary, Organized and Normal Parallel sessions, there will also be Graduate Student Sessions where students making a MSc or a PhD programme can present their research. Participants in the Graduate Student Sessions will pay a lower conference fee.

At the conference, there will also be parallel sessions of Presentation of New Books. In this kind of sessions, authors will be able to introduce recently published books.

The deadline to submit Papers and ‘Organized Sessions' is 25th May 2016.

The Journal Panoeconomicus ( will publish a special issue with a selection of papers presented at the conference. The selection of the papers will be made by the Scientific Committee of the Conference. The final decision about the papers to be published will be subject to a process of anonymous evaluation.

For more information, you can contact make contact with Jesus Ferreiro (