EACES Conference, Naples, September 10-12th, 2020

16th European Association for Comparative Economic Studies Conference

The 16th Biannual Conference of EACES will be held in Naples, Italy, on 10-12 September 2020, hosted by Parthenope University, Naples. To guide prospective authors and participants, the main conference theme is:

“Thirty Years after the Fall of the Iron Curtain: Transition and Convergence”

For more details see the overview subpage.

Paper submission/Registration

The extended deadline for abstract and panel submission is 30th of April, 2020. The next phase is registration, which will be available in the early July 2018. The online registration is required for all participants, whose abstracts have been accepted to the conference.

The deadline for online registration is August 27th. Registration form is available here: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/EACES2020/


One plenary speaker is Professor Thomas Dohmen (University of Bonn and IZA) who will discuss how behavioral economics can shed light on the structure and the drivers of preferences in a global comparative perspective.

The second plenary speaker is Professor Giovanni Dosi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna – University of Pisa) who will speak on the wage-productivity nexus in a globalized world.

The conference will also host a “Meet the editors” session, where representatives of journals dealing with comparative economics and development issues will be present, including editors of Economic Systems and of the IZA Journal of Development and Migration.


The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) was founded in 1990. The principal focus of the association was and remains the comparative study of real economic systems, including the economies of East and West, North and South, as well as the economic interactions among systems and among regional areas, such as the EU. The Association is a broadly based organization in which all schools of economic thought can exchange views and ideas on current and prospective research.

The Department of Business and Economic Studies (DiSAE) of the University of Naples Parthenope has a strong tradition for high quality research in the field of economics and business. The research activities carried out in the department concern theoretical and empirical aspects, analyzing enterprises and their interactions with institutions in different markets and different social and economic contexts. The main research fields include: Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development Economics; Microeconomics, Industrial Economics and Institutional Economics; Finance; Quantitative methods for economics; Accounting and Accounting History; Management, Strategy and Business Organization; Organization theory and human resources management; Informative systems; European law, competition law and banking law.

Important dates

  • Deadline for submission of individual abstracts or suggestions for panels: April 30th, 2020;
  • You will be notified about the acceptance of the paper/panel no later than May 29th 2020;
  • Online registration: starting from early July 2020;
  • Deadline for submission of full papers: August 28th, 2020;

Conference fees

  • Senior researchers: 195 EUR + EACES 2-year membership of 50 EUR for early bird (before 20th of July 2020) and 245 EUR + 50 EUR membership after the 20th of July;
  • PhD students: 100 EUR + 30 EUR 2-year membership before the 20th of July and 125 + 30 EUR afterwards.

EACES-membership fee, as well as the conference fee can be paid at: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/EACES2020/.

Please put the following title to your transfer: „Conference – Naples 2020“.


Local organization committee: Floro Ernesto Caroleo (co-lead) and Francesco Pastore (Board member of EACES and co-lead); Rosaria Rita Canale, Rita De Siano, Damiano Fiorillo, Claudio Quintano, Antonella Rocca, Alessandro Sapio.