The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Mannheim are jointly organising the second conference on "Recent Developments in Macroeconomics" on June 24 and 25, 2010 in Mannheim, Germany.

Keynote Speakers

  • Giuseppe Bertola (University of Turin)
  • M. Hashem Pesaran (University of Cambridge
  • Fabrizio Zilibotti (University of Zurich)

Call for Papers

The conference programme will include keynote addresses as well as presentations of contributed papers. The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and the University of Mannheim invite the submission of theoretical as well as empirical work. In particular, we encourage the submission of papers that deal with the impact of the financial crisis on the real economy. An additional focus will be on economic integration, fiscal policy, macroeconometrics, labour markets and macroeconomic aspects of climate change. Submissions of papers in other areas are encouraged as well.

Call for Papers, (PDF file, 315 KB)

Programme, (PDF file, 63 KB)


Authors are invited to submit full papers containing the following information:

  • Title and abstract
  • At least two JEL codes
  • Name(s) of the author(s)
  • Affiliation
  • Contact information

Contributions must be submitted electronically as a PDF file to macro-conference@zew.deFinal submission date:
April 15, 2010, Notification of successful submissions: May 1, 2010


The conference fee for participants not presenting a paper is Euro 100. The registration fee covers conference materials, coffee breaks, the lunch break, and the conference dinner. Note that all participants should cover their accommodation and travel expenses themselves. Further information on the conference is available at:

  • Wolfgang Franz (ZEW, University of Mannheim, German Council of Economic Experts)
  • Marcus Kappler (ZEW)
  • Tom Krebs (ZEW, University of Mannheim)
  • Atilim Seymen (ZEW)