UPDATE: Students please note: The Young Scholars Initiative will hold a pre-conference on 18 November, at the main conference site. For further information please go to this link.


Please submit an abstract (300-500 words) on the online abstract submission system

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It aims to serve all who would reflect upon the methods of economics and of closely related social sciences.


CFP for INEM Cape Town 2015

XII. Conference of the International Network for Economic Method

November 19-22, 2015 University of Cape Town, South Africa

The twelfth INEM conference will be hosted by the Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN) in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.


Keynote speakers: George Ainslie, University of Cape Town & Veterans Affairs Medical Center Coatesville PA; Nancy Cartwright, Durham University; Glenn Harrison, Georgia State University; Edward Leamer, UCLA; Dori Posel, University of KwaZulu-Natal; Nat Wilcox, Chapman University


Panel Discussion: ‘Methodological Issues in Statistical Analysis for Policy Risk Asessment’: Sponsored by the Center for Economic Analysis of Risk, Georgia State University. Participants: Nancy Cartwright, Glenn Harrison, Edward Leamer, Nat Wilcox.


Traveling to Cape Town Cape Town is a long trip for most, but good airfare deals are available on various airlines if booked well in advance. Airlines serving SA from Europe include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, Lufthansa, Emirates, Etihad, Turkish Airlines, Air France and South African Airways. Airlines serving SA from North America include Delta, Emirates, American Airlines / British Airways, South African Airways, and Air Canada / Lufthansa. Qantas, Air New Zealand, Korean Air and several Chinese and Japanese airlines fly to Johannesburg with connections to Cape Town.


Accommodations in Cape Town For suggestions and prices on hotels and B&Bs, go to www.inem2015.co.za. All suggested accommodation sites are in safe areas serviced by secure public transport in addition to taxi service, as is the scenic UCT campus on Table Mountain, where the conference will take place.


Organising committee Greg Fried, Andre Hofmeyr, Harold Kincaid, Don Ross, with assistance from Belinda Chapman


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