The 2017 annual conference will take place on Monday, April 24th - Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at the Mercure Perth Hotel, Perth, Scotland
The Final Programme of this year's conference is avalaible here.
A list of participants and the papers presented can be found on the conference paper webpage.
Perth mainly claims its special place in Scottish history because it is home to the Stone of Scone, the traditional place where Scottish kings were crowned. (Remember your Shakespeare?) For us down-to-earth economists, this special place is primarily due to Perth's location in the centre of Scotland, which Perth shares with Scotland's medieval capital, Stirling.
The fact that Perth can be reached from all parts of Scotland in under two hours (excepting very faraway places) has been a main factor in the SES's decision to base all its major events there. Perth also has an excellent infrastructure for events.
If you are new to the SES and do not live in Scotland, however, Perth may seem to be quite a long way away. Here is a couple of tips for travellers: