ATINER 6th Annual International Symposium


The Economics Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will hold its 6th Annual International Symposium in Athens, Greece, 25-28 July 2011. The registration fee is 250 euro, covering access to all sessions, 2 lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. In addition, a Greek night of entertainment, a dinner, a half-day tour to archaeological site in the Prefecture of Attica and a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands are organized at extra cost. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate.

Papers (in English) from all areas of Economics are welcome. Sessions will be organized along the lines of the Journal of Economic Literature Classification Index:

  •        General Economics and Teaching
  •        Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology
  •        Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
  •        Welfare Economics
  •        Microeconomics
  •        Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  •        International Economics
  •        Financial Economics
  •        Public Economics
  •        Health, Education and Welfare
  •        Labour and Demographic Economics
  •        Law and Economics
  •        Industrial Organization
  •        Business Administration & Business Economics – Marketing & Accounting
  •        Economic History
  •        Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
  •        Economic Systems
  •        Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics
  •        Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
  •        Cultural Economics

Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of Conference Proceedings or thematic books. Papers to be included are blindly peer reviewed.

If you think you can contribute, please send an abstract of about 300 words, via email, before 31st of March 2011 to: Dr. John Roufagalas, Professor, Troy University, USA & Head, Economics Research Unit, ATINER, 8 Valaoritou Street, Kolonaki, 10671 Athens, Greece. Tel.: + 30 210 3634210 Fax: + 30 210 3634209 Email: URL:

Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Family Name(s), First Name(s), Affiliation (Institution), Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords (or JEL Index Numbers) that best describe the subject of your submission.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos,  Director, ATINER.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers – from all over the world – could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.


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