• The 9th International Conference & Summer School Economic Challenges in Enlarged Europe will take place from 11 – 16 June 2017 in Tallinn and the Nelijärve lake resort.

    The event aims to bring together academics as well as practitioners to discuss topical issues and disseminate high quality research in economics, finance and related areas of study with a European focus.

    The short courses develop academic publishing skills and cover some special topics in economics and finance.

Conference tracks

► Macroeconomics

► Work and Labour Market

► Finance

► Economic Environment


Short courses

Publishing in Top Economics and Finance Journals, by Prof. Ali M. Kutan (Southern Illinois University)

Financial Markets and Economic Performance, by Kevin R. James (London School of Economics)

Corporate Valuation and Financial Modelling, by Tal Mofkadi (Tel Aviv University)

Important dates

Submission deadline of extended abstracts (I round):
15 January 2017

Extended submission deadline of extended abstracts (II round):
2 April 2017

Notification of acceptance/rejection (I round):
1 February 2017

Notification of acceptance/rejection (II round):
1 April 2017

Deadline for early registration and payment:
15 April 2017

Submission deadline of full papers:
15 May 2017

Summer school registration and payment deadline:
18 May 2017

Conference & Summer School:
11 – 16 June 2017

Registration and payment

Final papers for journals: 
1 August /15 September 2017

Keynote speakers

We have the honour of hosting the renowned professor of economics, Josef C. Brada from Arizona State University (USA), as keynote speaker.

Professor Ali M. Kutan from Southern Illinois University (USA), Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and Co-Editor of Economic Systems, will give a half-day course on how to publish in top economics and finance journals.

Tal Mofkadi, PhD (Tel Aviv University) will deliver a short course on topics in financial modelling, and Kevin R. James, PhD (London School of Economics) on the interrelations between financial markets and economic performance.