Call for papers for the EMNES Annual Conference 2021

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The EMNES Annual Conference 2021 offers leading academics, practitioners and policymakers the opportunity to discuss innovative research on a range of topics related to the post- COVID-19 pandemic recover.

This call for papers invites submissions of high-quality unpublished manuscripts on topics related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to a resilient and sustainable socio-economic growth in Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa including, but not limited to:

  • Debt sustainability and international cooperation for debt relief; 
  • Monetary policy during and post COVID-19;
  • Central banks and the greening of the financial sector;
  • Sustainability and stability of financial systems during and post COVID-19; 
  • COVID-19 recovery and green stimulus policies;
  • Sustainability and ESG risks;
  • Impact investing and other sustainable finance trends;
  • Biodiversity and environment and economic development;
  • Financial innovation and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Corporate strategies towards transition and physical risks of climate change;
  • Corporate social responsibility in the post-pandemic world;
  • Financial inclusion, digitalization and crypto-currencies;
  • Role of the state, financial institutions and markets in post-COVID 19 recovery;
  • Regional integration, sustainability in post-COVID 19 recovery.

Papers on other EMNES research areas are encouraged. 

The Euro-Mediterranean Network of Economic Studies (EMNES) new socio-economic vision stems from the quest for long-term economic policy solutions aiming at more inclusive, sustainable and employment driven socio-economic development in the region.

 EMNES research covers the following areas: 

  • The role of institutions and labour markets; 
  • The role of the private sector and Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in achieving an inclusive development model; 
  • Social business and social inclusion; 
  • Health policy; 
  • Creative and cultural economy ; 
  • Sustainable development and low carbon economy; 
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation; 
  • Finance, employment and inclusive growth; 
  • Human capital, skill mismatches, job creation and migration; 
  • Macroeconomic policies, productivity and job creation; 
  • Economics of the EU-Mediterranean and EU-African partnership; 
  • Regional integration and job creation; 
  • Scenario analysis and foresight; 

This list of research topics is evolving. 

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia