ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2024 - Call for Papers Open


ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2024 – Call for Papers Open


15 May 2024 — 17 May 2024

Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth St W, Manchester, M15 6PB

The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) will hold its annual conference, organised in partnership with the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS), on 15-17 May 2024, at the Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester

Keynote speakers: 

Call for Papers

We invite submissions of papers on all aspects of the measurement and use of economic statistics. We welcome contributions using new methods (such as AI or machine learning) and new sources of data (e.g. high velocity data, web-scraped information or time use data). 

Areas we are particularly interested in are: 

  1. Inclusive Wealth Measures and Looking Beyond GDP 
  2. National Accounts (Measurement Issues regarding Prices, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment) 
  3. Net-Zero, Climate Change and the Environment 
  4. Subnational Statistics 
  5. Productivity and Innovation 
  6. Labour Markets, Households and Inequality  
  7. Communicating Statistics
  8. Economic Measurement in Developing Countries

To submit a full paper, or an extended abstract of 800 words at minimum (Guidelines on extended abstracts are available to download here), including a discussion of key results please click here.

We also welcome proposals for Special Sessions. A Special Session typically includes a session with 3-4 presenters or panellists with a chair and possibly a discussant.

Further information on how to submit a Special Session can be downloaded here. To submit a Special Session please click here.

Submission deadline 

The deadline for all submissions is 23:59 GMT 15 January 2024. Decisions will be made soon after the deadline.   

The conference will be free to attend and will be held in person. 

Scientific Committee Chairs: 

Mary O’Mahony (King’s College London and ESCoE) 

Kevin Fox (UNSW Business School and ESCoE) 

Osama Rahman (Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics) 

Submissions will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and guest reviewers from ESCoE and ONS. 

The programme, slides and videos from the 2023 ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement can be found here.