SSES Annual Congress 2020

Datum der Konferenz: 
19.06.2020 bis 20.06.2020
Deadline zur Einreichung von Beiträgen (Datum): 
Art der Konferenz: 
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Inhaltliche Beschreibung: 

The Department of Economics at the University of Zürich is proud to host the Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES/SGVS) on June 18 (Thursday) and June 19 (Friday), 2020. 


TOPICS: Submissions of papers across all fields of economics and statistics are welcome. In addition, there will be keynote lectures and special sessions on the topic of Digital Transformation. Speakers include: Christina Caffarra (CRA), Hal Varian (Google) and John van Reenen (MIT). 


PAPER SUBMISSION: Authors are invited to submit their preliminary or complete papers electronically (PDF files only) to:   

Paper submission deadline: February 1, 2020. 

Papers will be selected by a Program Committee consisting of a panel of scholars from member institutions of the SSES. The submitting authors will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by April 1, 2020, at the latest. 

The registration deadline for the conference is May 1, 2020. Registration fees are CHF 100 for students and CHF 250 for others (this includes a conference dinner on the evening of June 18). 

Presenters of accepted papers and other interested attendees have to be member of the SSES. Joining the SSES is possible later on as part of the registration process.


CONTRIBUTED SESSIONS: In addition, there will be a possibility to propose contributed sessions (with 3-4 speakers each) on a specific topic. If you are interested, please write an email with the topic and the names of the contributors by December 31, 2019 at the latest to: These proposals will be evaluated and you will be informed about the decision by January 15, 2020.  SSES Young Economist Award: Authors who wish to be considered for the 2020 SSES Young Economist Award should indicate this when submitting their paper.  Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics: A selection of contributions related to the special theme will be published in a proceedings volume of the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics ( 


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Rainer Winkelmann (Chair), David Dorn, Florian Scheuer, Marek Pycia, Ulrich Woitek

Please find the pdf-file of this call here.

Land der Konferenz: 
Lisa Elsasser
Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics
Ort der Konferenz: 
University of Zurich, Raemistrasse 71, 8006 Zurich