The Research Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the advancement of research in economics and other social sciences. It is an international centre with chapters in Canada, at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario; Poland, at the University of Warsaw and Italy, at the University of Siena.

RCEA organizes conferences, webinars and seminars at which leading economists, policymakers, industry practitioners, students, and other scholars can exchange and develop new insights and ideas.

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We are planning the following virtual conferences in May 2021

Future of Growth Conference

May 20-21, 2021

The Research Centre for Economic Analysis invites papers to be considered for the Future of Growth Conference

The Research Centre for Economic Analysis invites papers to be considered for the Future of Growth conference.

We invite papers in all fields of economics and finance including macroeconomics, monetary economics, international trade and finance, industrial organization, labour, health, microeconomics, law and economics, financial markets, corporate finance, fintech, banking, behavioral finance and related fields. Given the theme of the conference, we particularly welcome submissions in growth, innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, finance, environment, demographics and the role public policy, as well as the analysis of long-term efffects of the pandemic.

Keynote Speakers

Janice C. Eberly

Kellog School of Management
Northwestern University and NBER

James Robinson

Harris School, University of Chicago
Pearson Institute, NBER and CEPR

John Van Reenen

LSE, MIT, Sloan School of Management

Janice Eberly is the James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance Kellog School of Business, Northwestern University. She served as the Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Treasury from 2011 to 2013 and was the Chief Economist at the Treasury. Professor Eberly’s research focuses on finance and macroeconomics. Her work studies firms’ capital budgeting decisions and household consumption and portfolio choice. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity.

James A. Robinson is the Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at the Harris School of Public Policy and University Professor, University of Chicago,. He is a world renowned specialist in governance, growth and development. He is the co-author (with Daron Acemoglu) of the highly praised books Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy (translated into 32 languages) and Why Nations Fail. His work explores the underlying relationship between poverty and the institutions of a society and how institutions emerge out of political conflicts.

John van Reenen is the Gordon Y. Billiard Professor of Management and Economics at the Department of Economics and Sloan School of Management, MIT and Ronald Coase School Professor at the London School of Economics. In 2016 he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to Economics and Public Policy Making, and in 2009 was awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award, a biennial award for the best European economist under the age of 45.  John Van Reenen has published widely on the economics of innovation, labour markets and productivity.

Warsaw Money-Macro-Finance Conference (WMMFC 2021)

Originally planned for the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland

Keynote Speakers

Jordi Gali

CREI, Pompeu Fabra and University of Barcelona

Lucrezia Reichlin

London Business School and CEPR