Call for papers for the EMNES Annual Conference 2021

Call for papers for the EMNES Annual Conference 2021
Call for papers for the EMNES Annual Conference 2021

The EMNES Annual Conference 2021 offers leading academics, practitioners and policymakers the opportunity to discuss innovative research on a range of topics related to the post- COVID-19 pandemic recover.

This call for papers invites submissions of high-quality unpublished manuscripts on topics related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to a resilient and sustainable socio-economic growth in Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa including, but not limited to:

  • Debt sustainability and international cooperation for debt relief; 
  • Monetary policy during and post COVID-19;
  • Central banks and the greening of the financial sector;
  • Sustainability and stability of financial systems during and post COVID-19; 
  • COVID-19 recovery and green stimulus policies;
  • Sustainability and ESG risks;
  • Impact investing and other sustainable finance trends;
  • Biodiversity and environment and economic development;
  • Financial innovation and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Corporate strategies towards transition and physical risks of climate change;
  • Corporate social responsibility in the post-pandemic world;
  • Financial inclusion, digitalization and crypto-currencies;
  • Role of the state, financial institutions and markets in post-COVID 19 recovery;
  • Regional integration, sustainability in post-COVID 19 recovery.

Papers on other EMNES research areas are encouraged. 

The Euro-Mediterranean Network of Economic Studies (EMNES) new socio-economic vision stems from the quest for long-term economic policy solutions aiming at more inclusive, sustainable and employment driven socio-economic development in the region.

 EMNES research covers the following areas: 

  • The role of institutions and labour markets; 
  • The role of the private sector and Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in achieving an inclusive development model; 
  • Social business and social inclusion; 
  • Health policy; 
  • Creative and cultural economy ; 
  • Sustainable development and low carbon economy; 
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation; 
  • Finance, employment and inclusive growth; 
  • Human capital, skill mismatches, job creation and migration; 
  • Macroeconomic policies, productivity and job creation; 
  • Economics of the EU-Mediterranean and EU-African partnership; 
  • Regional integration and job creation; 
  • Scenario analysis and foresight; 

This list of research topics is evolving. 

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