Call for Papers

The Annual Congress of the Verein für Socialpolitik consists of a core conference with invited lectures concerning "Alternative Structures for Money and Banking" and of an open meeting with mixed topics. Presentations and "Organised Sessions" for the open meeting may be submitted from all fields of economics within all fields of economics.

The deadline of submission was on 1st of March 2017.

The submissions are evaluated by anonymous referees and subsequently selected by the Programme Committee. The decision of acceptance may be expected by May 15, 2017.

Membership in the Verein für Socialpolitik and acceptance of its code of ethics are required for presenting at the annual conference. After acceptance of the submission, applications for membership can be made via the homepage of the association.

Accepted contributions will be published in EconStor, the German National Library for Economic Science – Leibniz-lnformation-Center Economy’s online publication database which is a part of the collection of all VfS conference contributions.
Further publication is not intended by the Verein für Socialpolitik.


Programme Committee for Contributed Papers

  • Christine Zulehner (Goethe University Frankfurt), Chair
  • Stefan Buehler (University of St. Gallen)
  • Tomaso Duso (DIW Berlin)
  • Christina Gathmann (Heidelberg University)
  • Hendrik Hakenes (University of Bonn)
  • Florian Heiß (University Düsseldorf)
  • Anja Lambrecht (London Business School)
  • Mario Larch (University of Bayreuth)
  • Olaf W. Reimann, Berlin (Organisation)
  • Monika Merz (University of Vienna)
  • Rupert Sausgruber (Vienna University of Economics and Business) 
  • Andreas Schabert (University of Cologne)

Scientific Programme – Core Conference

  • Hans Gersbach (ETH Zurich)

Local Organisation

  • Jean-Robert Tyran (University of Vienna)