Call for Papers

Deadline for paper submissions: February 28, 2020

Location: University of Tartu, Delta Centre

To submit your paper:

We are pleased to invite paper submissions for the 3rd Baltic Economic Conference that will take place on June 8 – 9, 2020 at the University of Tartu in Estonia. Social program is planned on June 7. The Baltic Economic Conference is organized by the Baltic Economic Association. The association is founded by the leading economists from the Baltic States to contribute to the development and application of economics across the Baltic region and Scandinavia, and to promote joint scholarly research and intellectual exchange between economists. Association conferences are open to all economists, not limited to the Baltic and Scandinavian region.

Keynote Speaker

Roberto Rigobon from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Sloan School of Management.

Prof. Roberto Rigobon is the Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management and Professor of Applied Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a leading expert in international economics, monetary economics, and development economics. Roberto Rigobon is one of the two founding members of the Billion Prices Project ( ), and a co-founder of PriceStats ( ). His research has been cited more than 17000 times according to Google Scholar.


The conference will cover a broad range of topics in theoretical and empirical economics, including macroeconomics, microeconomics, financial economics, labour economics, international trade, innovation economics, political economy, and econometrics. Special sessions on “big data“ and associated methods (machine learning, social network analysis etc.) in economics are planned. The organizers welcome proposals also for the other special sessions. We especially welcome economics community of the Baltic States: faculty members, postgraduate students, independent experts and government officials. The conference is also open to researchers who do not plan to present a paper subject to space restrictions.


The conference fee is 75 EUR , there is no conference fee for the members of the Baltic Economic Association, as well as master and PhD students of higher schools from the Baltic States. The participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses. The working language of the meeting is English.


Please submit compete papers on the submission platform. Papers in all fields of economics and finance are welcome. Each paper will be assigned to a discussant. The deadline for paper submissions in February 28, 2020. The submitting authors will be notified by March 16, 2020.

Scientific committee

Konstantins Benkovskis (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and Bank of Latvia), Valdonė Darškuvienė (ISM University of Management and Economics), Nicolas Gavoille (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga), Boris Ginzburg (University Carlos III de Madrid), Mihails Hazans (University of Latvia), Justina Klimavičiūtė (Vilnius University), Merike Kukk (Tallinn University of Technology), Dmitry Kulikov (Bank of Estonia), Povilas Lastauskas (Bank of Lithuania), Jaan Masso (University of Tartu), Kadri Männasoo (Tallinn University of Technology), Anders Paalzow (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga), Alari Paulus (PRAXIS), Talis Putnins (Sydney University of Technology, Stockholm School of Economics Riga), Kaire Põder (Estonian Business School), Tairi Rõõm (Bank of Estonia), Karsten Staehr (Tallinn University of Technology and Bank of Estonia), Alminas Zaldokas (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Linas Tarasonis (Vilnius University and Bank of Lithuania), Lenno Uusküla (University of Tartu and Bank of Estonia), Priit Vahter (University of Tartu), Matthias Weber (University of St.Gallen), Ants-Hannes Viira (Estonian University of Life Sciences)

Local organizer

Jaan Masso (University of Tartu), Lenno Uusküla (University of Tartu, Bank of Estonia), Dmitry Kulikov (Bank of Estonia), Katrin Tamm (University of Tartu), Luca Alfieri (University of Tartu)