Call for Papers: European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association
23-24 October 2014, Maastricht, The Netherlands
UNU–MERIT and its School of Governance are pleased to launch a call for papers for the upcoming European Meeting of the International Microsimulation Association. At our last event we hosted more than 150 participants in Dublin, Ireland. This year’s meeting will be held in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on 23-24 October 2014.
The conference is open to all areas of microsimulation including static, behavioural and spatial microsimulation methodologies, covering a wide range of policy domains. This year’s conference will be held at the Maastricht School of Management (MsM) in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Information on the conference venue and travel directions can be found here. More details to follow shortly.
Holly Sutherland, Research Professor and Director of EUROMOD, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, UK
Matteo Richiardi, INET and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK; Collegio Carlo Alberto, Turin, Italy.
The conference will consist of plenary and parallel sessions. More information on the conference venue and schedule will be announced soon. Participants are invited to register and submit abstracts of up to 250 words using this online application form or via email IMAeuropeanmeetemail@example.com by 1 August 2014. Successful applicants will be notified of acceptance shortly thereafter.
Fees and Logistics:
Participants are subject to €185 conference registration fee, which includes lunches and a final conference dinner (hosted at the picturesque Petit Bonheur restaurant in the heart of Maastricht). Participants are invited to arrange their travel and accommodation individually. A list of recommended hotels, travel information and other details will be provided shortly. Please check the site before your arrival as the information will be constantly updated.
Prof. Cathal O’Donoghue, President of the International Microsimulation Association and Head of the Rural Economy and Development Programme of Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority.
Dr. Franziska Gassmann, Senior Researcher and Head of our Poverty, Public Policy and Inclusive Innovation Research Theme at UNU-MERIT / School of Governance.
Irina Burlacu, Research Fellow specialized in Static Tax-Benefit Microsimulation at UNU-MERIT / School of Governance.
Gintare Mazeikaite, Research Fellow specialized Microeconometric Decomposition Techniques at UNU-MERIT / School of Governance.
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