Call for Papers

ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2018

The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) will hold its annual conference, organised in partnership with the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Bank of England, in London on 16 – 17 May 2018.

The conference is cosponsored by the ONS and the Bank of England.

Keynote speakers include:

Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University and ESCoE)
Hal Varian (University of California at Berkeley and Google)

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 31 January 2018 to

Full papers are preferred over extended abstracts. We also welcome Special Session proposals of up to three papers. Decisions will be made soon after the deadline.

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

Scientific Committee

Richard J. Smith, Chair (University of Cambridge and ESCoE)
Michael Lyon (Bank of England)
Mary O’Mahony (King’s College London and ESCoE)
Philip Wales (Office for National Statistics)

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

A pdf of this call for papers is available here.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017