NEWS: The 2021 Meeting of the EPCS will be held virtually. The event will take place on April 21 and 22, 2021. The conference is organized by LEM, a research center jointly sponsored by CNRS, IESEG business school and the Université de Lille, and based in France. Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021. Conference website:

The current health emergency related to COVID-19 forced us to cancel the 2020 Meeting of the EPCS which was supposed to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 15-18 April, 2020. Organizer: Christoph Schaltegger, University of Lucerne, Faculty of Economics and Management. Conference website:

The 2019 Meeting of the EPCS was held in Jerusalem, Israel, on April 1-4, 2019.

  • Organizer: Raphaël Franck (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Conference website:
  • 247 papers were presented in parallel sessions.
  • Plenary sessions by Oded Galor (Brown U) and Mathias Thoenig (HEC Lausanne). Presidential address by Francisco Veiga (U Minho).
  • Election of the new EPCS President (Paola Profeta) and of three new Board members (Etienne Farvaque, Jo Thori Lind, Nadia Fiorino).
  • Wicksell prize winner: Matthias Quinckhardt (for the paper “The mechanisms of the alignment bias in a mature democracy – Evidence from Germany”)
  • E-mail address for queries:

The 2018 Meeting of the EPCS was held in Rome, Italy, on April 11-14, 2018.

  • Organizer: Gilberto Turati (Catholic University, Rome)
  • 256 papers were presented in parallel sessions. Plenary sessions by Tito Boeri (U Bocconi), Sonia Bhalotra (U Essex), and Clemens Fuest (CESifo)
  • Election of three new board members (Andreas Fuchs, Massimiliano Piacenza, Zohal Hessami)
  • Wicksell prize winner: Quentin Lipmann (for the paper “Is Incumbency a Barrier to Women’s Entry in Politics?”).

Pictures of the 2019 meeting in Jerusalem (by Raphäel Franck) and of the 2018 meeting in Rome (by Massimiliano Piacenza and Amalia Winer).