Cagliari, Italy

September 7-9, 2017

Organized by:
Sponsored by:
Anna Pinna
University of Cagliari
Andrea Ariu
University of Geneva
Jon Haveman

The University of Cagliari, Faculty of Economics will host the Sardinian Empirical Trade Conference in Cagliari, Italy. 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.


Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe, University of Oslo


Veronica Rappoport, London School of Economics


Travel Funding:
  • Travel funding is not currently available for this conference.
Other Information:
  • All meals will be covered by the conference sponsors (lunches and dinners).
Special invitation to graduate students: We have a special competition for graduate student participants from the EU. We will pay up to €500 in expenses for a graduate student to present their paper. The graduate student papers not selected will be put in with the general submissions for further consideration.

  • Deadline: June 17, 2017. The submission deadline has passed. No more submissions will be accepted.
  • A final conference schedule will be posted on the conference website by July 15.

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