Workshop Presentation

Workshop Purpose

The aim of the Economics & Politics workshop is to bring together scholars from economics and politics interested in interdisciplinary work on political economy. It welcomes theoretical as well as empirical papers by both economists and political scientists.
Papers covering issues in all usual areas of political economy are welcome, such as (but not restricted to) electoral behavior, public policy, public choice, public opinion, etc.

The Economics & Politics workshop is intended for presentation of papers-in-progress that can benefit from discussion. Selection of papers will be based on their quality and to favor coherence of the program. Submissions by graduate students of thesis chapters and recent graduates are welcome.

Workshop Organization

The Economics & Politics workshop is organized each in turn by three institutions: Lille University – LEM, ULB – Centre Emile Bernheim DULBEA, and Sciences Po Paris – LIEPP. So, the workshop is located alternatively in Lille, Bruxelles, and Paris.

The Economics & Politics workshop takes place every year in December, the last week before the christmas break. The workshop begins Monday morning and ends Tuesday afternoon, with a social event monday evening.

There are no parallel sessions. Participation in the workshop is subject to participation in all sessions. To facilitate and improve discussions, time devoted to presentation and discussion will be equivalent. For each paper, at least one discussant will be designated. There is no conference fee.

The workshop is hosted by the local committee members according to the annual place, and the program committee is in charge of the scientific animation.

The program committee is comprised by

Young scholarship

To support young researchers (up to two years after PhD), the organizers may cover travel expenditures and accommodation for up to four researchers (max 500 euros each). Please, indicate whether you apply for these scholarships in your submission and where you would travel from.