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CfP Arnoldshain VII    

Call for Papers

7th Conference of the International Association
for Comparative Studies in Economics and Integration

(Arnoldshain VII Seminar)

Trade and Integration. The EU and Latin America

Vienna, August 28 – September 1, 2006



organized by

Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
in cooperation with
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, República Argentina
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany

Trade relations and regional integration increased rapidly during the last 2 decades both in the EU and in Latin America. At the same time, several initiatives for trade agreements between the EU and Latin America were started, which finally also manifest in strong interests of the two partners in the ongoing WTO negotiations. The aim of this conference is to discuss the economic effects and likely benefits of these trade and integration process, both in a theoretical and empirical perspective.

Conference topics will include inter alia

  • Trade agreements between the EU and Latin America
  • Economic Integration in the EU and in the Southern Cone
  • Positions of Latin America and the EU in the WTO
  • Foreign direct investment in Latin America. Motives and development effects
  • Financial market integration of Latin America
  • Personal and health services and integration
  • Integration of energy markets
  • Trade and information and communication technologies
Especially invited are young researchers.

Organizers

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Tondl, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Prof. Dr. Roland Eisen, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
Alexander Elsas (MA), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Roland Eisen, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Dr. Rainer Klump, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Dr. Uwe Walz, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Dr. Fritz Breuss, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Tondl, Vienna University ofEconomics and Business Administration
Prof. Dr. Eduard Hochreiter, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Prof. Dr. Alberto Diaz-Cafferata, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Prof. Dr. Angel Enrique Neder, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

Leading experts on trade and integration will present their research and discuss the lessons of trade agreements.

Submission procedure

Acceptance or rejection of the proposal will be made based on abstracts in English (2-4 pages), which should include title, keywords, JEL classification, the full name, affiliation, address, e-mail, fax and phone of the author/s. Objectives, methodological approach, expected results and selected references should be stated.

Abstracts and papers submitted will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.

The final paper in English, should not exceed 25 pages (A4 or letter, Arial 12, spacing 1.5) including text, notes, tables and annexes.

Submission must be made only by e-mail to elsas@wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de

Papers may be published in a conference proceedings upon refereeing by the scientific committee.

Dates

Submission of abstracts by May 15, 2006

Deadline for the submission of complete papers: June 15, 2006

Registration: at http://www.arnoldshain-seminar.org not later then June 15, 2006.

Conference Fees

Euro 150,- for academics or students, Euro 250,- for others, the fee is waived for presenters.

The preliminary program will be available at http://www.arnoldshain-seminar.org

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