The abstract review process is now complete. Advice to abstract submitters will be sent by Friday 6 May.
Submissions of papers or extended abstracts from all areas of economics are invited for presentation at ACE 2022. Submissions from PhD students are particularly welcome. Proposals for a session of three to four contributed papers on a topic, with a session chair, are also welcome.
Each contributed paper will be allocated 30 minutes (of which it is expected that 20 minutes would be for the presentation, and 10 minutes for questions and discussion).
- Submissions must be received no later than Wednesday 6 April 2022.
- Submissions must be submitted electronically via the presentation portal.
- Submissions may be made either in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or Portable Document File (.pdf) format, and should be named as the title of the paper.
- Only one submission per presenter is permitted.
- Extended abstracts should be at least 500 words and include clear statements about:
- the research question(s) addressed;
- how the research question(s) relate to the existing literature;
- motivation for studying the research question;
- details of the methodology applied and any preliminary findings.
- A biography of the proposed presenter must be provided (to be used by the session Chair to introduce speakers) and should be no longer than 250 words.
You can choose one session topic relevant to your presentation from the list below if you wish your presentation to be considered for inclusion in/with a Special Session:
- Macroeconomics and Covid
- Energy Markets
- Experimental and Behaviour Economics
- Macroeconomics and Energy
- Australian and International Trade
- Labour and Covid
- Water Policy
Terms and Conditions for Presenters
- All presenters will be expected to pay the Conference registration fee and are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.
- Presenters must be registered by 31 May 2022 (close of Early Bird) when the final program will be prepared.
- The decision of the Conference Committee will be final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
Criteria used to review proposed presentations will include:
- The significance of the topic to economic research and policy;
- The extent of the original contribution;
- The soundness of the methodology and interpretation of findings;
- The clarity of presentation;
- Preference will be given to those who submit full papers and meet the above criteria to a high degree.
- Abstracts of presentations will be reviewed by the Conference Organising Committee.
- All decisions will be communicated by end of April 2022 (subject to change).
- A windows-based PC and data projection facility will be provided for all presenters, together with microphone at the lectern and laser pointer. Presenters may want to consider using a pdf file as this will ensure that all original features of the presentation are preserved.
- Typically the room will be set up with either one large screen or dual projection.
- The ratio for your Power point or pdf presentation should be 16:9.
- Presenters are requested to bring their presentation with them on a USB drive and present themselves to the AV Technician in the Speakers Preparation Room at least 4 hours prior to the scheduled presentation.
- If you are presenting on the first day, please arrive early to avoid delays.
- If you’d like to use your own laptop or MAC to present, please also advise prior to your arrival at the Conference, so that we can accommodate your request.
Special ACE 2022 Conference Issue of the Economic Record
Participants are reminded that a Special Conference Issue of the Economic Record will be published based on papers presented at ACE2022. The editors for the ACE2022 Special Issue of the Economic Record will be Darla Hatton MacDonald and Clinton Levitt.
Submissions to the Special Issue of the Economic Record are to be made online at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ecor and follow the journal’s author guidelines. Please indicate in the cover letter that you would like your paper to be considered for the Economic Record’s ACE 2022 Special Issue. To be considered for the Special Issue submission needs to be completed by 31stJuly 2022. The review process is expedited, with first-round decisions to be completed by November 2022 and all final decisions completed by May 2023. The Special Issue of the Economic Record based on ACE2022 will be published in June 2023.
Special Issue of Economic Papers from the 2022 Australian Conference of Economists
Economic Papers is calling for submissions for a special conference issue from papers presented at the 2022 Australian Conference of Economists (ACE2022). All presenters and their co-authors are invited to contribute papers to this issue, which will be reviewed as per the journal policy. The editors for the ACE2022 Special Issue of Economic Papers will be Joaquin Vespignani and Markus Bruckner.
Submissions to the Special Issue of Economic Papers are to be made online at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ecpa and follow the journal’s author guidelines. Please indicate in the cover letter that you would like your paper to be considered for Economic Papers’ ACE 2022 Special Issue. The deadline for submission of papers is 31st August 2022. First-round decisions are expected to be completed by December 2022 and all final decisions completed by May 2023. The ACE2022 Special Issue of Economic Papers will be published in June 2023.