CfP: 13th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe

Organized by the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg) in cooperation with the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing (APB) and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)

Call for papers

The economics of populism: Drivers and consequences
Date: July 5–7, 2021

Location: Tutzing, Lake Starnberg, Germany.  Should the pandemic prohibit an offline meeting, the event will be organized in an online or mixed format.  
We invite junior scholars (Ph.D. students and PostDocs) from economics and cognate disciplines to submit extended abstracts or full papers. Topics include, but are not limited to

• Economic nationalism and the economics of globalization
• Crises and political polarization
• How do economies perform under populist leaders?  
• Populism and institutional independence  
• Populist responses to Covid19

Preference will be given to papers focusing on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Confirmed keynote speakers:
• Christopher Hartwell (International Management Institute, ZHAW Zurich)
• Massimo Morelli (Bocconi University, Milan)
• Niklas Potrafke (ifo Institut and University of Munich)

Submissions should include a short CV and an extended abstract (maximum 2,000 words) or a full paper. Please send all documents in one pdf file to summeracademy@ios‐

Submission deadline: April 30, 2021.

Accepted participants will be notified by May 15, 2021. Full accepted papers are expected by June 5, 2021.

The IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academies on Central and Eastern Europe aim to bring together Ph.D. students and Postdocs in a workshop atmosphere. The workshop language is English. The Hans Raupach Award will honor the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit.  

Further information on the program and past summer academies is available at: