Welcome to ESPE 2021!

The UB School of Economics and the Barcelona GSE will host the 34th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics, which will take place on June 17-19, 2021, by videoconference. The local organizing team is composed of Antonio Di Paolo, Lídia Farré, and Judit Vall from the UB School of Economics, and Libertad González from Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Barcelona GSE. Wilbert van der Klaauw (Federal Reserve Bank, NY) will serve as the program chair. The keynote speakers will be Anna Aizer (Brown University) and Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago). The presidential address will be given by Kjell Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics). 

Call for papers

Papers must be submitted on-line via Editorial Express

Each participant may present at most one paper but can co-author more than one paper in the program.

Registration fees are 60 euros per presenter. Attendance is free for non-presenters, but they are encouraged to pay the 25-euro membership fee for the association (here).

Important deadlines

The paper submission site will open by December 17, 2020.

The submission deadline is February 1, 2021.

Acceptance decisions will be announced by March 8, 2021.

Accepted papers will only be included in the program if registered by April 1, 2021.

The conference program will be available from May 1, 2021.

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