Workshop "Country Size and Border Effects in a Globalised World"

26-27 June, 2014

We are pleased to announce that SIRE and the  School of Economics at the University of Edinburgh will host a two-day workshop on ‘Country Size and Border Effects in a Globalised World’ on June 26 and 27, 2014.

The workshop will bring together researchers in the fields of International Economics, Macroeconomics and Political Economy to discuss recent empirical and theoretical work on the economics of country size and new borders. Keynote lectures will be delivered by Prof. James Anderson (Boston College and NBER) and Prof. Enrico Spolaore (Tufts University and NBER).

Final programme now available

Check the latest programme with speakers and time table.

Reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation costs will be available to speakers and discussants subject to conditions.

The workshop organisers are David Comerford (University of Stirling) and Robert Zymek (University of Edinburgh).