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Call for Papers


The 19th Annual Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2013) will take place from Wednesday, July 10 through Friday, July 12, 2013 in Vancouver, BC Canada.  The program will cover all areas dealing with the computational aspects (broadly defined) of economics, finance, and decision making. The main topic areas include:

  • Agent-based models

  • Artificial and experimental markets

  • Asset prices

  • Computational Methods

  • Dynamic games; market structure; industrial organization

  • DSGE; business cycles; economic dynamics

  • Development and growth

  • Finance and financial crises

  • Fiscal policy

  • Heterogeneous-agent models

  • Inflation dynamics

  • Learning and evolutionary economics

  • Macro theory

  • Monetary policy

  • Monte Carlo methods

  • Open-economy models; international macro

  • Optimal and robust control

  • Optimization and solution methods

  • Search-and-match; labor markets

  • Time series models

  • Volatility modeling

To have a paper considered for inclusion on the program, please submit an abstract (maximum 300 words) no later than February 15, 2013 (read below for submission instructions). Joint-authored papers should be submitted by the author who will present the paper.


The submission of organized sessions is also encouraged. Participants in such proposed sessions should submit their papers via Conference Maker, indicating in the comments field that the papers are intended for an organized session.


DEADLINES: Submission of abstract by February 15, 2013.  Decisions on acceptance will be announced by email on or before April 1, 2013.  Registration for presenters of accepted papers must be completed and paid by May 15, 2013.  Final papers should be uploaded to Conference Maker by June 1, 2013.


REGISTRATION: All presenters, including those whose papers have been invited or solicited by members of the program committee or other representatives of SCE, will be expected to register and pay fees to attend the conference.


Submission Instructions

We use Conference Maker, a dedicated program for paper submission and program management.  To connect to Conference Maker, click on the link below (your browser must accept cookies).  You will be prompted to enter your login name and password (the same as for any of your previous Conference Maker submissions). If this is your first time ever using Conference Maker, click the link to sign up for a new account. Then you can login for CEF2013 and submit your abstract by clicking on "Submit a Paper".


Conference Maker requires you to assign a program committee member to review your paper by selecting a topic area from the list above which best fits the subject of your paper.


Access Conference Maker here.



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Last updated: June 6, 2013