2018 Annual Conference - Call for Papers

The 2018 Conference will take place in Perth, from Sunday 15th April to Tuesday 17th April,

Deadline for submission of papers and organized sessions: Monday 11 December 2017

Sir Alec Cairncross Prize

The Scottish Economic Society will award a prize of £1000 for the best paper presented at its annual conference by an economist currently registered for a PhD or who has successfully completed a PhD within the last five years. Consideration for the prize presupposes conference attendance and society membership.

Submission of papers and proposals of organised sessions

The Society welcomes papers and proposals for organised sessions from all areas of Economics, Economic Policy and Econometrics from academics and practioners regardless of sector. All proposals should be submitted, in MS Word format, to: conference@scotecon.org

Paper proposals should take the form of an extended abstract (2 pages plus indicative bibliography, clearly stating purpose, methodology and findings), or through submission of a full manuscript.

Cairncross Prize applicants should submit their paper as above and indicate that they wish to be considered for the prize. The competition winner will be announced during the conference at the Sir Alec Cairncross Memorial Dinner.

Proposals for organised sessions should include the title of the proposed session, the name of the chair and a set of three or four abstracts, all in a single document.

Full versions of accepted papers must be submitted in PDF format upon registration for the conference. Details of how to register will be advertised on the Society website in December.

Support for PhD Students

The Scottish Economic Society wishes to encourage PhD students to attend its annual conference and to submit papers. Registered PhD students will qualify for a discounted conference rate.


You can download this call for papers as PDF