The Ninth Annual:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

June 7-9, 2012

Organized by:
Sponsored by:
Joźe Damijan
University of Ljubljana
Jon Haveman
Bay Area Council

The Institue for Economic Research, Ljubljana will host the Ninth Annual LETC conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This is a sister conference to EIIT, which takes place in the Fall of each year in North America and EITI this March in Japan. Economists specializing in empirical international economics will present their latest research at this meeting. These conferences are offered under the rubric of the Forum for Research on Empirical International Trade (

The conference is open to other attendees whose papers are not on the program. There is no entry fee, but space is limited and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis for those not on the program. Please let us know if you will be attending and if you would be willing to serve as a discussant.

Conference Format: The conference will begin in the morning on Thursday and will continue through mid day on Saturday. The program will include a total of 15 papers, with one hour per paper devoted to presentation, discussant remarks, and open discussion. The usual allocation of time is 40 minutes for the presentation, 10 minutes for the discussant, and 10 minutes for open discussion.

Preliminary Program

(Links to papers will be embedded in the Program.)
(If the link fails, we do not have the paper.)

Conference Registration:
  • Please notify us if you would like to attend and/or would be willing to serve as a discussant but are not submitting a paper.
  • If you have submitted a paper, you needn't also register. Your submission is your registration.
Register for the conference

Information for Conference Participants


Conference Hotel:
City Hotel, Ljubljana

Expect to pay 85-95 Euros per night.
Mention LETC when making your reservation.

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