The Young Economists' Meeting 2017 hosted 38 participants from 27 institutions in Europe. The focus of conference was on experimental, behavioural and labour economics. The Best Paper Award prize was presented to Eric Melander for the paper Creating ‘Us and Them’: Racial Propaganda, Insularity, and Right-Wing Ideology. We had David Masclet (University of Rennes 1) and Štěpán Jurajda (CERGE-EI) for keynote lectures.
The Young Economists' Meeting 2016 hosted more than 50 participants from 30 universities in Europe, Izrael, and Mexico. The Best Paper Award was presented to Greta Morando for the paper Determinants and spillover effect of choosing Mathematics at secondary school. Exploiting a curricular reform in England. We thank our guests Stijn Baert (U Ghent) and Jakub Steiner (CERGE-EI) and all participants for their contributions.
The first Young Economists' Meeting hosted 50 participants from 14 countries and 30 universities in 2015. The Best Paper Award was presented to Joanna Clifton-Sprigg for the paper Best of both worlds? Early cognitive and non-cognitive development of bilingual children. The keynote speaker Jesús Crespo Cuaresma (WU Wien) talked about Bayesian model averaging and brought an example involving a compilation of David Bowie music from the 1970s. We thank all participants for their contributions!
View the YEM2015 programme and photos below.