World Economic Research Institute (WERI), the Socio-Economic Research Institute of Piemonte (IRES) and Faculty of Economics of Ostrava Technical University are jointly organizing the seventh International Conference in Economics to be held in Lisbon, Portugal on January 23-25, 2018. The Conference program includes plenary sessions, panels, and presentations of contributed papers. The conference is open to all line of theoretical and empirical research in economics, finance and entrepreneurship. The conference aims at bringing together scholars from all over the World for exchange of ideas, discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied research, and creating a research network for future joint collaborations.

Abstract Submission

An abstract of not more than 200 words should be submitted between September 01, 2017 and December 01, 2017 online through the website. Abstracts should include 2-3 JEL codes and keywords of the research. Papers in the fields of economics, finance and entrepreneurship will be considered. Authors will receive a notification by e-mail about acceptance/rejection of their research within 2 weeks after their submission. Authors/co-authors can not submit more than 3 papers. Please submit your abstract by following the link below:


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Full Paper Submission

The deadline to submit full papers is December 29, 2017. Submitting full papers are up to the authors (not mandatory). Full papers submitted will be included in Conference CD. Manuscript should be 1.5 line spacing. Margins on the page should be at least 2.5 cm. Page numbers must be placed at the bottom of the page. Font size should be Times New Roman 12 pt or Arial 11 pt. First page of the manuscript should include title, author(s) names with institutions and e-mail address of each author, abstract, keywords (min. 3, max. 5) and JEL codes. Correspondence address should be indicated by a footnote with the full mailing address, fax number and e-mail address of corresponding author. In addition, supporting agencies, etc. may also be indicated by a footnote on the first page. Abstract should not exceed 200 words for reviews and research articles. Equations, citations, uncommon abbreviations, etc. should not be included in the abstract.

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Organization Committee

Hasan DUDU - European Comission Joint Research Center IPTS, Spain

Yilmaz KILICASLAN - Anadolu University, Turkey

Daniela MAGGIONI - University of Catania, Italy

İsmail SIRINER - Batman University, Turkey

Conference Secretariat

Zeynep KARAL - (Turkish – English)

Jitka SIRINER - (Čeština – English )

Scientific Committee

Ali T. AKARCA – University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Teimuraz BERIDZE – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Max BOUT – Xavier University, USA

Erol CAKMAK – TED University, Turkey

Celia Cenkins – University of Westminster, UK

Dana DLUHOŠOVÁ, VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Nazim K. EKINCI – Harran University, Turkey

Erkan ERDIL – METU, Turkey

Vittorio FERRERO – IRES, Italy

Alfredo Saad FILHO – University of London, SOAS, UK

Alper GUZEL – Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey

Ayhan KOSE – Worldbank, USA

Daniela MAGGIONI – University of Catania, Italy

Fahrang MORADY – Westminster University, UK

Azra MUSAVİ – Aligarh Muslim University, India

Nadir OCAL – METU, Turkey

Ahmet ÖNCÜ – Sabancı University, Turkey

Vladimer PAPAVA – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Serdar SAYAN – TOBB ETU, Turkey

Robin C. SICKLES – Rice University, USA

Macello La ROSA – IRES, Italy

A. Cevat TASIRAN – Middlesex University

Erol TAYMAZ – METU, Turkey

Hulya ULKU – Worldbank, USA

Tomas WROBLOWSKY – VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Rep.

Paul ZAREMBKA – Buffalo University, USA

Important Dates

Deadline for early abstract submission

November 10, 2017

Deadline for early registration

November 15, 2017

Deadline for late abstract submission

December 01, 2017

Deadline for late registration

December 25, 2017

Announcement of programme

December 29, 2017

Submission of full paper

December 29, 2017

Financal Support

EconWorld will provide financial support to 15 participants at EconWorld2018@Lisbon Conference. The type of support will be as follows:

  • Registration fee waiver (to be given to 5 participants)
  • Travel grant (€250) (to be given to 5 participants)
  • Both (Registration fee waiver + Travel grant (€250)) (to be given to 5 participants)

To apply for financial support;

  • please submit your full paper by October 15, 2017 and
  • indicate the type of support you request.

The results will be announced by October 20, 2017


EconWorld2018@Lisbon Programme will be announced on December 29, 2017.


The registrations to EconWorld2018@Lisbon will start October 01, 2017. To register to the conference, please;

1. Fill in the EconWorld2018@Lisbon Registration Form and send to Conference Secretariat at

2. Pay the Conference Registration Fee (information about payment options are available in the Registration Form)

3. Your registration to EconWorld2018@Lisbon will be completed when you receive a confirmation mail from us.

The deadline for early Registration to EconWorld2018@Lisbon is November 15, 2017. The early registration fee of €250 covers admission to sessions, all conference materials, welcome reception, and coffee breaks. Registration fee does not include accommodation and/or travel.

The deadline for late Registration to EconWorld2018@Lisbon is December 29, 2017. The late registration fee of the conference is €350.

Early registration fee for graduate students is €200. Proof of studentship is required. There is no discount for students making late registration.

Registration fee payments can be made via bank transfer at the moment. For the other payment options, please contact conference secretariat at


Invoice will be provided at the conference registration desk to all participants, unless urgently required.


the EconWorld2018@Lisbon Registration Form

  • Graduate student
  • €200
  • October 01, 2017 - November 15, 2017
  • All conference materials
  • Welcome reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • Early Registration
  • €250
  • October 01, 2017 - November 15, 2017
  • All conference materials
  • Welcome reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • Late registration
  • €350
  • November 16, 2017- December 25, 2017
  • All conference materials
  • Welcome reception
  • Coffee breaks


EconWorld2018@Lisbon jointly organised by World Economic Research Institute (WERI), the Institute of Social and Economic Research for Piemonte (IRES) and Faculty of Economics of Ostrava Technical University.

EconWorld2018@Lisbon Conference is supported by the following institutions:

  • World Journal of Applied Economics

Publication Opportunities

Paper presenting authors at the EconWorld2018@Lisbon Conference have the opportunity to publish their papers in EconWorld Working Paper Series and/or World Journal  of Applied Economics (EconWorld Journal).

If you interested in publishing your paper in EconWorld Working Paper Series please visit

The authors willing to publish their work in EconWorld Journal must submit revised version of their papers after the EconWorld2018@Lisbon conference. Note that, the journal will be under no commitment to publish any article. However, they do promise an expedited refereeing process. The deadline to submit your manuscript is March 02, 2018 .  Papers will be published in EconWorld Journal as early as possible in 2018. The authors should follow regular submission rules of the journal that can be found on the Journal’s web page:


The seventh international EconWorld conference on Economics (EconWorld2018@Lisbon) will be held at Sana Lisboa.

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Avenida Fontes Pereira de Melo, 8

1069-310 Lisboa - Portugal

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