Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference 2020

26-28 April 2020 Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland UK

Perth Concert Hall


The 2020 Annual Conference will take place at Perth Concert Hall from 26 to 28 April 2020

- Abstract Submission Now Closed -

Keynote Speaker

Professor Sir Tim Besley

Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission and, for 2018, is President of the Econometric Society. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy. He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Why Attend

Our annual conference provides the opportunity to network with industry

colleagues from around the world in an informal setting.


In 2020 we hope to see speakers and attendees who will participate and share

with us the most significatn advances in our profession.


"This is one of my favourite conferences. I find the research presentations interesting, diverse and well conducted. Further, the surrounding discussions are stimulating and the feedback for presenters is helpful and informative. I am inspired after attending."


"I liked the overvall atmosphere. It was friendly and engaging with a lot of interesting discussions."

Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference 2019. Perth. Conference Centre.

"Large enough to have a lot of different sessions/topics covered. Small enough to meet people several times and thus, being able to have better discussions."

Key Dates:

Abstract submission Opens: 6 December 2019


Abstract submission closes: 27 January 2020


Registration opens: 4 February 2020


Notification to Authors: 27 February 2020


Early discounted registration closes: 20 March 2020



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