Call for Papers

85th International Atlantic Economic Conference
London, United Kingdom
14-17 March, 2018

The 85th International Atlantic Economic Conference will be held in London, United Kingdom, in the Spring of 2018. London, the United Kingdom's capital and cultural center, has a long, and vibrant history. At London's center stands the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic 'Big Ben' clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. The mission of the conference is to create a platform where economists and finance experts from academe, government, and the private sector can present their research results, exchange ideas and network in a collegial environment. Meetings also provide opportunities for participants to renew acquaintances and to forge new ones. Distinguished delegates from around the world gather to present, discuss, and exchange valuable information in the fields of economics, business and finance. We invite you to take part in this opportunity to gain international insight and perspective in the captivating city of London. The conference also helps attendees stay up to date on research associated with their fields. London is a city rich with history and culture. We invite you to join us 14-17 March 2018.

The conference headquarters and all conference sessions in London will be held at the Cumberland Hotel.

Please visit our Hotel Headquarters page for more details and a reservations link.

To submit an abstract, click on 'Begin a Submission' below:


  1. Abstract Submission

    Abstracts must be between 250 and 400 words and include the following:

    • Objectives
    • Background
    • Data/Methods (Including specific statistical tests performed.)
    • Results/Expected Results
    • Policy Implications

    There are 7 steps to a complete submission:

    • JEL Category
    • Alternative JEL Category (In case your first choice is not available.)
    • Title of Paper
    • Author Information
    • Submission Fee Payment
    • Abstract Text
    • Confirmation

    Note: Papers previously published or those scheduled for publication prior to the conference are ineligible.

    No author names, contact information, and/or paper titles should be included in the abstract text.

    Once you have submitted the title of your presentation you will automatically receive an email that includes a password-protected hyperlink. If you must interrupt the submission process before finishing it, you can resume at any time by clicking on the hyperlink in that email.

  2. Abstract Submission Fees

       Member    Non-Member   
    1 October - 15 November 2017    $90.00 $140.00
    After 15 November 2017    $105.00 $155.00
    • The submission fee does not include conference registration. All conference attendees are responsible for paying the conference registration fee.
    • Click HERE for additional information regarding membership benefits.
    • Submission fees will be collected via the online abstract submission form and are payable with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover.‚Äč
    • To avoid a bank collection charge, all checks should be drawn on a U.S. bank and payable in U.S. dollars. Submission fees are not refundable.
    • Payment is available by wire transfer for an additional fee. Please contact for invoice and bank information.
    • All fees are listed in U.S. Dollars.
  3. Registration Fees

       Member    Non-Member    Registration & 2018 Membership
    Before 10 January    $480.00 $565.00 $625.00
    10 January - 5 February    $580.00 $665.00 $725.00
    After 5 February    $650.00 $735.00 $795.00
    Ph.D. Student    $280.00 $380.00

    NOTE: Only those registering prior to 5 February will have their name appear in the printed program.

    A $100 administrative fee will be charged to all registered individuals who withdraw prior to 5 February 2018. No refunds are available after 5 February 2018. Membership dues and abstract submission fees are non-refundable.

    All fees are listed in U.S. Dollars.

  4. Join the Program Committee

    Become a member of the Program Committee by organizing a session with 4 to 6 papers.

    Note: Not more than 50 percent of the session's authors or co-authors can be from the same department or center and a person cannot author or co-author more than one paper in the same session. Abstract submission fees are waived for session participants prior to 15 December, 2017.

    If you are interested in joining the program committee, send an outline of your proposed session to Katherine S. Virgo, Program Chair, including a 250-400 word overview abstract and the name, title, affiliation, email address, and proposed paper title for 4-6 paper presenters. You can find more information about organizing a session here.

  5. Technical Support

    Technical Support

    For help in submitting an abstract online, Contact technical support.