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New Paper Sessions 2020

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Gepubliceerd om: maart 2 2020

Leiden University will be hosting the second edition of the New Paper Sessions for economists on 17 June 2020 (online). This initiative by the Royal Dutch Economic Association KVS aims to create a platform where economists in the Netherlands can obtain valuable feedback on their work. Starting researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.

Last year, over thirty economists from all parts of the Netherlands presented their paper during the first edition of the New Paper Sessions.

This year there will be a keynote by Johannes Spinnewijn (London School of Economics).

Update: the New Paper sessions will take place in an online environment this year, using the software Zoom.


-If you would like to present your new paper, please send it to us before 15 May, 2020 [i]

-If you would like to chair a session, please let us know via before 15 May 2020

-The scientific committee will let you know whether your paper will be scheduled in the program by 25 May 2020. We expect the rejection rate to be low.

-On 25 May 2020 registration for the New Paper Sessions event opens via Everybody attending the conference, including presenters, should register 8 June 2020 at the latest.

-The conference fee is due upon registration. It is free euro for current members of the Royal Dutch Economic Association KVS and 63 euro for non-members. [ii]

In het kort

Scientific committee
· Olaf van Vliet (Leiden University, chair)
· Robert Dur (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
· Rob Alessie (University of Groningen)
· Anna Salomons (Utrecht University)
· Bas van der Klaauw (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
· Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink (University of Amsterdam)
· Daniël van Vuuren (Tilburg University)
· Lex Borghans (Maastricht University)
· Eelke de Jong (Radboud University)

In het kort

[i] The registration form requires signing in to Google. If you do not have a Google-account, please register by e-mailing your paper and personal details to

[ii] The non-member fee comes with a membership of the association. The KVS supports the economics’ community in the Netherlands and membership offers reduced access to all events organized by the association as well as three paper issues of its journal ESB. After the first year, you can cancel the membership at any time with a one months’ notice.