The 2024 Meeting of the EPCS will be held at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Austria, April 2-5.

Keynote Speakers

Zohal Hessami (Ruhr-University Bochum) – Presidential Address

Ekaterina Zhuravskaya (Paris School of Economics)

Wicksell Prize

Every year, the EPCS awards the Wicksell Prize in honor of the Swedish economist Johan Gustaf Knut Wicksell, to the best paper presented at the annual meeting by a young scholar. To qualify for the prize, the presenter of the paper as well as all co-authors must be under 30 years of age as of December 31, 2023. The Wicksell Prize is sponsored by the European Journal of Political Economy.


Please submit your full paper via

Deadline for submission is November 30, 2023.

Decisions will be sent by the end of December 2023.

We provide free professional childcare (age range: 0-12 years) during the conference.

NEW: The European Journal of Political Economy offers a registration fee waiver for a limited number of young (under 35 years) participants from low-income countries.[1] Eligible candidates can apply for this support during the submission process.

[1] Countries not considered advanced economies according to IMF:

Local Organizers

Monika Köppl-Turyna (EcoAustria, Seeburg Castle University)

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma (Vienna University of Economics and Business)


The 2023 Meeting of the EPCS was held at University of Hannover, Germany, March 22-25. Organizer: Martin Gassebner.

  • Conference program
  • 241 papers were presented in parallel sessions
  • Keynotes by Davide Cantoni (LMU Munich), Paola Conconi (Oxford University), Ruben Durante (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  • Election of three new Board Members: Nicolas Gavoille (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga), Nicola Maaser (Aarhus University), Panu Poutvaara (LMU/ifo Munich)
  • Wicksell prize winner: Miguel Alquézar-Yus for the paper “The Reversal of the Mission: The Influence of Religious Leaders on Sociopolitical Attitudes
  • Conference of the European Public Choice Society (EPCS) 2023 at the Welfenschloss/Leibniz Universität Hannover, 24.03.2023. Foto: JAKOB RICHTER