Call for Papers on Government and Economics at IEA World Congress 2023

DATE: 2023-01-03

Call for Papers on Government and Economics at IEA World Congress 2023

        The International Economic Association (IEA) and Universidad EAFIT Colombia are pleased to announce the 20th World Congress of IEA ( to be held in Medellin, Colombia between 11 and 15 December 2023. The congress is jointly organized by IEA and Universidad EAFIT, Colombia, with Universidad EAFIT being the local host.


        As a member of IEA, The Society for the Analysis of Government and Economics (SAGE) and the Academic Center for Chinese Economic Practice and Thinking (ACCEPT) will hold two sessions on the topics of government and economics in this world congress. The main goals of the two sessions are to deepen our understanding of the relationship between government and economics, and to promote studies on the incentives of government behavior and impacts of government policy on the economy.


        SAGE ( aims to promote academic research on the subject of government and economics, including topics such as the incentives, behavior, and role of the government in an economy. The Society is a disinterested, academic organization avoiding political, social, commercial, or nationalistic bias. The inaugural co-presidents of SAGE are 2007 Nobel Laureate Harvard Professor Eric S. Maskin and Professor David Daokui Li of Tsinghua University. The Society has an open international membership from places such as the United States, Europe, China, and other developing countries. 

        The mission of ACCEPT ( is to advance the knowledge of the discipline of economics with proper consideration of Chinese economic thinking and practice. The focus of the Center's research is on the study of government and economics.  Founded in April 2018, ACCEPT is led by its Director, Professor David Daokui Li.


        Authors are invited to submit completed papers from January 1, 2023. Papers will be selected by a committee invited by the SAGE. Please submit your papers in electronic format (PDF files only) to The paper submission deadline for early consideration is Feb 20, 2023. Submitting authors will be notified of the decision by Feb 26, 2023 via email. The submission deadline for the second-round consideration is March 20, 2023, and authors will be notified of the decision by March 31, 2023 via email. We will provide some financial support for the travel to the IEA conference in Medellin, Colombia. Please indicate your willingness for applying the travel fund in the submission email. We will also recommend 2-3 papers to be published in the Journal of Government and Economics ( More detailed information on publication will be released during the annual conference.


        Papers related to government and economics in English or Chinese are welcome. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

•   Government behavior and enterprise development 

•   Government behavior and market cultivation

•   Government governance ability and macroeconomic regulation

•   Government behavior and land supply and transfer 

•   Government incentives and globalization 

•   Government behavior and savings 

•   Government functions and public goods 

•   Fiscal revenue and government behavior 

•   Government and state-owned enterprises 

•   Central and local governments, and internal incentives

•   Regulations and internet platforms

•   Roles of the government and market in pursuit of carbon neutrality

Society for the Analysis of Government and Economics
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