ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2019

The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) will hold its annual conference, organised in partnership with the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS), at King’s College London, London 8 – 10 May 2019.

Keynote speakers include:

Vasco Carvalho (University of Cambridge)

Alberto F. Cavallo (Harvard University)

John Fernald (INSEAD)

We would like to invite papers on all aspects of the measurement and use of economic statistics, including: the productivity puzzle, the digital economy, National Accounts and ‘Beyond GDP’, regional statistics, measurement using big data and administrative data, international trade flows and the location of economic activity.

Please submit a full paper or an extended abstract by 7 January 2019. Full papers are preferred over extended abstracts.

*Submission details*  To submit a paper, please use this link  to the Conference Maker website.  You may need to create an account, if you do not already have one.

Registration will open on 1 March 2019.  Details will be available on this page later.

We also welcome proposals for Special Sessions of up to three papers. These should be sent to Decisions will be made soon after the deadline.

Student Competition  We have two competitions for students.  Click here for details.

The conference will be free to attend but no funds are available for accommodation or travel.

Scientific Committee Chairs

Richard J. Smith (University of Cambridge and ESCoE)

Martin Weale (King’s College London and ESCoE)

Submissions will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and Guest Reviewers from the ESCoE and ONS.

The programme of the previous ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2018 may be found here.