Call for Papers

The conference will have the following format:

  1. Plenary lectures by keynote speakers (only after invitation)
  2. Original papers (The selection of papers will be made by peer review of the full paper)
  3. Posters (selection is based on a 300 word abstract

Plenary lectures

Will cover major accomplishments on selected fields of research on Applied Economics (duration 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes discussion)

Presentation of papers

Accepted papers will be divided into several sessions. The full program will be announced on August 2021 (duration 10 minutes, followed by 5 min discussion).

Accepted papers will be presented orally, in person (except these registered for virtual presentation). Authors should submit their work by 30th June, 2021 (Extended deadline: 12th July, 2021). Papers are accepted after double peer-review by anonymous referees and they will appear in the conference programme and in the conference proceedings.

Important deadlines

Full text papers should be submitted by 30th June, 2021 (Extended deadline: 12th July, 2021) using the Spinger OCS system. The link to Springer OCS for the submission of articles is:

ICOAE2021 Proceedings will be published on-line by Springer in the seriesSpringer Proceedings in Business and Economicsunder the title Advances in Quantitative Economic Research –  2021 International Conference on Applied Economics (ICOAE2021)

There is no maximum number of pages for each article (formatted according to the manuscript guidelines of the conference) but it is advisable not to exceed fifteen (15) pages. [Latex users please use this link to download the style file]

All articles are accepted after blind refereeing. Upon acceptance authors are required to complete and submit a copyright transfer form. This form will be sent to the corresponding author by email and should be signed and returned within two weeks from the date of acceptance.

The working language of the conference is English.

Contact information for the conference:


Postal Address:

Prof. Nicholas Tsounis,

Fourka Area,

Department of Economics, University of Western Macedonia,

Kastoria, Greece, GR-52 100

Telephone: +30 2467 87197

Fax: +30 2467 87063