April 02-03, 2018
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
The Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia organizes the 4th International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), which will be held at the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. The aim is to bring together researchers, young scholars, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students that are working on the areas of Economics and Finance. Selected papers will be included in special issues of (1) Journal of Economic Asymmetries, (2) Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance and (3) Review of Economic Analysis. The registration fee is 160 Euros and includes coffee breaks, two lunches and meeting material.
SUBMISSION DETAILSAn extended abstract (300-500 words) in English should be submitted no later than January 26, 2018 in PDF format by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All abstracts should include the title, keywords, JEL classification, authors’ names, affiliation and an email address. For any further information, please contact us at email@example.com.
REGISTRATION DETAILSAll payments must be made by a bank account deposit by February 23, 2018. Please mention AMEF and your name when making the deposit. The transfer payment details will be sent to you via email, upon paper acceptance. In case you will not receive an email, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, note that the registration fee for presenters is 160 Euros. The fee includes coffee breaks, two lunches and meeting material. A reduced fee is available for those that want to attend. Please contact us at email@example.com
The Conference will be held at the University of Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki, Greece . For more information visit UoM.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and is located about 500 km. north of Athens, in the region of Central Macedonia. For more information visit Visit Greece: Thessaloniki and Travel: Thessaloniki.
Thessaloniki was the European Youth Capital for 2014 and a former European Capital of Culture. Fifteen of the city’s monuments are listed as Unesco World Heritage sites. In 2013 Thessaloniki was listed as one of National Geographic’s 20 ‘Must-See’ places in the world and has been ranked 5th in Lonely Planet’s World’s Top 10 party cities. For guided tours and alternative walks of the city please see here .
The “Makedonia International Airport” (airport code: SKG) in Thessaloniki is the second largest airport unit in Greece, serving over 5 million passengers per year and served by 27 international airlines on a regular basis, in addition to an extra 10 airlines that operate during the summer using charter flights. Thus it connects the city to many European capitals and several other European cities by direct flights. It also offers direct flights to other major cities of Greece and many Greek islands. Among the air-companies that fly to Thessaloniki’s airport are: Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and many low-cost companies such as Ryanair, EasyJet and Wizz Air. The airport is located 16 km from the city center.
A public bus service (no. 78 and no. 78N) connects the airport with the center of the city at 20-minute intervals throughout the day and takes you to the center in less than 30 minutes (ticket costs €2). A taxi service is also available at the airport on a 24-hour basis.
Taxi: Radiotaxi Mercedes (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel. +30 2310 556203) offers the following special rates for AMEF participants:
In order to book a taxi you can either call (+30 2310 556203), or send an e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, providing all the necessary information (name, flight, date-time of arrival, number of passengers). Furthermore, there is the possibility for payment with a credit card. In this case, prior notification is necessary. All vehicles are air-conditioned.
Participants qualify for a special rate in the following hotels. To benefit from these special rates, participants should contact directly the hotels, mentioning that they are attending the 4th International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), University of Macedonia. Alternatively, there are other good value hotels in the city. Rooms are offered subject to availability (all rates include breakfast and taxes*).
* Please note that the overnight tax in not included in the above rates. The tax rate is €4/night/room for "The Excelsior Hotel" , €3/night/room for the "City Hotel" and €1.5/night/room for the "Hotel ABC". The tax will be valid from 2018\01\01.
The 3rd International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF2017), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 21-22, 2017, was successfully completed with more than 90 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2017 were Prof. Gikas Hardouvelis, University of Piraeus, Prof. Elias Papaioannou, London Business School, Prof. Konstantinos Theodoridis, Bank of England and Prof. Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph.
You can download the Conference Program here
The 2nd International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF2016), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 6 – 7 2016, was successfully completed with more than 70 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2016 were Professor Karim Abadir, Imperial College London, UK, Professor Thanasis Stengos, University of Guelph, Canada ,and Professor Anastasios Xepapadeas, AUEB, Greece.
You can download the Conference Program here
The 1st International Conference on Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF2015), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-7 April 2015, was successfully completed with more than 70 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2015 were Professor Stephen G. Hall, University of Leicester, UK, and Professor Elias Tzavalis, AUEB, Greece.
+302310891736 email@example.comTheologos Pantelidis (University of Kent, England)
University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, GR-540 06, Thessaloniki, Greece