Extended abstract submissions of high quality from all areas of economics are invited. Abstracts from PhD students are particularly welcome. Proposals for a session of 3-4 papers on a topic, with a session chair, are particularly welcome. Sessions do not include discussants, but we ensure ample time for questions from attendees.
Please ensure that all acknowledgements, references, contributors or sources of information are attributed appropriately.
Quality criteria will be used to guide the review of proposed presentations. Only abstracts will be considered.
- Be stimulating and interesting and will generate significant impact in the particular area of focus;
- be structured and persuasively argued;
- be methodologically sound and well supported by evidence; and will contribute to the advancement of knowledge, theory or practice.
- Abstracts must be received no later than 15 March 2018.
- Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the presentation portal.
- Abstracts must be no longer than 1000 words.
- The presenter’s biography must be provided and be no longer than 250 words.
- Abstracts of presentations will be reviewed by the Conference Committee, with advice from referees.
- All decisions will be communicated on 5 May 2018 (subject to change). Please note that not all abstracts may be deemed suitable for the program, therefore some submissions may be unsuccessful.
- All presentations will be oral and will run for 20 minutes.
- All presenters will be expected to pay the Conference registration fee and are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.
- Presenters must be registered by 18 May 2018 (close of Early Bird) when the final program will be prepared.
- The decision of the Conference Committee will be final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
- A windows-based PC and data projection facility will be provided for all presenters, together with microphone at the lectern and laser pointer.
- Typically the room will be set with either one large screen or dual projection.
- The ratio for your power point presentation should be 16:9.
- Presenters are requested to bring their presentation with them on USB and present themselves to the AV Technician in the Speakers Preparation Room at least 4 hours prior to the scheduled presentation.
- If you are presenting on the first day, please arrive early to avoid delays.
- If you’d like to use your own laptop or MAC to present, please also advise prior to your arrival at the Conference, so that we can accommodate your request.
Special Conference Issue of the Economic Record
Participants are reminded that a Special Conference Issue of the Economic Record will be published based on papers presented at ACE2018. Submissions to the Special Issue are to be made online at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ecor. Authors should select the submission type as a “Special Conference Issue Paper”. To be considered for the Special Issue submission needs to be completed by 20th August 2018. The review process is expedited, with first-round decisions to be completed by the 30th November 2018 (and all final decisions completed by early March 2019). The Special Issue based on ACE2018 will be published in June 2019.
Special Issue from the 2018 Australian Conference of Economists
The Economic Papers is calling for submissions for a special conference issue from papers presented at the 2018 Australian Conference of Economists.
All presenters and their co-authors are invited to contribute papers to this issue.
All papers will be reviewed as per the journal policy. Manuscripts should be submitted following the author guidelines at www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com.
Please indicate in the cover letter that you would like your paper to be considered for the ACE 2018 special conference issue.
The deadline for submission of papers is 30 September 2018. Any inquiries may be directed to the journal’s Editor, Rachel Ong, at firstname.lastname@example.org.