European Society for Population Economics (ESPE)

The European Society for Population Economics was founded in 1986 to facilitate the communication and exchange of ideas between researchers from European and other countries around the globe. Equal emphasis is given to theoretical and applied research across a wide range of fields, all related to population economics. Research interests of members of the Society include: Education, Health, Labor market topics (human capital, employment, unemployment, wages, firm behavior), Demographics (marriage, fertility, ageing, retirement, mortality, immigration), Income (poverty, inequality), Housing and household issues, Inter-generational mobility, Crime, Discrimination, Institutions, and Policy evaluation.

ESPE 2022 annual conference: Call for papers

UniCal2022The 35th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE 2022) will take place on June 16-18, 2022, hosted by the University of Calabria in Italy.
The local organizing team is composed of Maria De Paola, Patrizia Ordine, Giuseppe Rose, Vincenzo Scoppa and Manuela Stranges. Libertad González (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona School of Economics) is the program chair. The keynote speakers will be Alessandra Voena (Stanford University) and Pedro Carneiro (UCL). The presidential address will be given by Wilbert Van Der Klaauw (Federal Reserve Bank of New York).

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ESPE 2021 conference: program

The program of the 34th annual conference of ESPE can be found online here:

Attendance is free for non-presenters. However, we encourage you to pay the 25-euro membership fee for the association (here).

For further information please visit the conference webpage:

We look forward to seeing you in June!