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The Department of Public Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Administration
at Masaryk University (FEA MU) invites you

to the 24th International Conference

CURRENT TRENDS IN PUBLIC SECTOR RESEARCH

The conference will be held on 23 and 24 January 2020 at the Faculty of Economics and Administration in Brno, Czech Republic.

5626Professor Rene Bekkers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, accepted invitation as a keynote speaker. Topic of the keynote speech is connected with his field of expertise, i.e. The Joy of Giving and Volunteering: Evidence from Longitudinal Panel Survey Data and Experiments.

The main topic areas include:

  • Session “Public Finance”
  • Session “Public Administration and Public Sector”
  • Session “Public Services and Non-profit Sector”
  • Poster Session

ONLY ABSTRACT should be submitted before the conference.

EXTENDED deadline for abstract submission is November 30, 2019.

Paper for review process is expected after its discussion at the conference: February 14, 2020.

Due to the limited time, only selected contributions will be discussed at the conference. The remaining contributions that will not be selected for discussion are invited to be presented as posters. You can submit your paper directly to the poster session as well.
It is possible to participate without submitting a contribution to the conference. However, the condition is the payment of conference fee.

Conference language: English

Conference proceedings (for Ph.D. students primarily)

  • All the submitted papers are subject to a double-blind peer review process.
  • Papers will be published in the post-conference proceedings after a successful review process.
  • Conference proceedings will be sent to Thomson Reuters to be included in the Web of Science database.
  • Number of accepted and rejected papers in 2014 – 2018

Previous conference proceedings (2012 – 2017) are indexed in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science (WoS). The result of the proceedings 2018 and 2019 is not available yet.

Best papers will be recommended to be published in the Central European Journal of Public Policy, which is open-access, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal with a primary focus upon analytical, theoretical and methodological articles in the field of public policy.

Participants of the conference are invited to submit extended versions of their papers to the Review of Economic Perspectives (a peer-reviewed scientific journal indexed in Scopus, ERIH+, EconLit, EBSCOhost, RePEC/EconPapers and other electronic databases)