Call for Papers

86th International Atlantic Economic Conference
New York, NY
11-14 October, 2018

The 86th International Atlantic Economic Conference will be held in New York in the autumn of 2018. We invite you to take a glance at the preliminary conference schedule. New York is comprised of five boroughs and sits where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. The city that never sleeps has at its core Manhattan, a densely populated borough, home to some of the world's major commercial, financial and cultural centers. New York is home to one of the world's most diverse culinary scenes. From Greek Spanakopita to a Cuban Reuben, your pallet will taste a spectrum of cultures. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square. 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 New York. The conference also helps attendees stay up to date on research associated with their fields. New York is a city rich with history and culture. We invite you to join us 11-14 October 2018.

The conference headquarters and all conference sessions in New York will be held at the Westin Times Square.

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


All abstracts must be a minimum of 250 words and no longer than 400 words.


  1. Abstract Submission

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

    • Objectives
    • Background
    • Data/Methods (Including data sources and 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   
    15 March - 30 April 2018    $90.00 $140.00
    After 30 April 2018    $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 1 July    $170.00 $240.00 $300.00
    1 July - 15 August    $195.00 $265.00 $325.00
    After 15 August    $245.00 $315.00 $375.00

    NOTE: Only those registering prior to 15 August will have their name appear in the printed program.

    A $100 administrative fee will be charged to all registered individuals who withdraw prior to 15 August 2018. No refunds are available after 15 August 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 30 April 2018.

    If you are interested in joining the program committee, send an outline of your proposed session by 15 May 2018 to Katherine S. Virgo, Program Chair, at, 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.

    (Messages submitted to technical support are sent to the conference software development staff only. Please do not send messages meant for the IAES staff to technical support.)