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Call for papers
Sibiu, Romania
September 3rd – 6th, 2015
PSYCHOLOGY and ECONOMICS together for a better life

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

The 2015 joint IAREP (iarep.org) - SABE (sabeonline.org) conference will be held in Sibiu, at “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu (www.ulbsibiu.ro). Sibiu is a very nice city in Transylvania – the mysterious land “beyond the woods” and the birthplace of Dracula’s legend. The region is one of top destination for tourists in East Europe and we hope to have the chance of meeting you here next year.

The submission for the conference is open and easy: just create an account (is free of charge) using the linkhttps://www.conftool.com/iarep-sabe-2015/ through the conference website www.epia.ro and upload your paper! You can submit extended abstracts (up to 1.600 words long) until the end of April 2015.

Some possible topics for individual papers and posters are as follows:

  • Behavioral economics/finance
  • Bounded Rationality
  • Cognitive, social and personality psychology
  • Current economic trends/Financial and economic crisis
  • Economic behaviors
  • Economic Psychology
  • Fairness, inequality aversion
  • Happiness and wellbeing
  • Heuristics and biases
  • Human capital
  • Judgment, intuition and decision making
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychological and behavioral effects of the economic downturn
  • Psychology of money
  • Social norms
  • Stress and coping

Announcing this list of topics does not imply exclusion of other areas of inquiry. We welcome all your original scholarly work in Economics, Psychology, Sociology, all fields of Business, and beyond, especially those with a focus on behavioral and interdisciplinary approach to the subject matter.
A Scientific Committee will review the abstracts and all authors will be notified by the end of May 2015, whether their paper has been accepted for, either an oral, or poster presentation at the conference. Full texts of accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings if received by the end of June and if the registration fee has been paid by the 15th of July.

The conference will host several distinguished lectures:
The Kahneman lecture, to be delivered by Marcel Zeelenberg, Tilburg University and The Herbert Simon lecture, to be delivered by Amnon Rapoport, University of Arizona. Other keynote addresses will be given by Shoshana Amyra Grossbard, San Diego State University and Elena Druica, University of Bucharest.

In addition, the conference includes:

An early researcher workshop (Chairs: Morris Altman, Newcastle BusinessUK);
A getting published workshop (Chair:Maarten van Twisk, Erik Hoelzl and Erich Kirchler of JoEP);
The announcement of the winner of the IAREP/SABE/ELSEVIER student paper award;

- Special sessions/symposium:

  • Cognitive Time Distortion (Chair: Fabian von Schéele, Linnaeus University Sweden);
  • 50 Years of Harvey Leibenstein's X-Efficiency Theory and an Advancement of Behavioral Economics (Chairs: Morris Altman, Roger Frantz, SABE Board);
  • Household Economics (Chair: Shoshana Grossbard, editor The Review of Economics of the Household (REHO);

The Early Bird fee for Conference is 399 Euro for regular members and 349 for PhD students. Early registration closes June 30th. A supplementary fee applies after this date of registration. After June 30th Regular fee for Conference is 449 Euro for regular members and 399 for PhD students. For PhD students only, a limited number of places are offered at no cost at ULBS campus (if interested, please send an e-mail to eugeniordanescu@yahoo.com).

Conference registration includes all coffee breaks, lunches and dinners and the 2015 IAREP or SABE membership fee. For social program/social events, you will be the honored guest of EPIA, ULBS and Romanian sponsors.

Special hotels rate are available until July 15th at (price/night, with breakfast):

  • Hilton Sibiu (5 stars): 69 Euro (standard price 127 Euro);
  • Golden Tulip (4 stars): 55 Euro (standard price 90 Euro);
  • Imparatul Romanilor (3 stars): 36 Euro (standard price 57 Euro);

In order to access special prices, you will receive further instructions from local organizer after your Conference registration.

For further information, and regular updates about the conference arrangements, please check the website
www.epia.ro. You can always contact the organizing committee through e-mail eugeniordanescu@yahoo.com

Important Dates

Abstract/Paper submission due -
May 15, 2015
Notification of acceptance/rejection -
May 31, 2015
Early registration deadline - June 30, 2015

We are looking forward to meeting you in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania.

Eugen Iordanescu, Conference organizer
Ellen K. Nyhus, President of IAREP Gerrit Antonides, President of SABE

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