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6th AIEAA Conference, Piacenza, 15-16 June 2017

“Economics and Politics of Migration: Implications for Agriculture and Food”

There are three types of contributions: contributed papers, organized sessions, and posters. Contribution proposals should be submitted in English through the conference website (https://www.conftool.net/aieaa2017).

Contributed papers
Participants intending to present a paper are requested to submit an extended abstract (minimum 1000 words; maximum 1500 words) before February 15, 2017. Abstracts should include:
a. Introduction to the topic
b. Description of data and research methodology
c. Discussion of theoretical and/or empirical results
d. Emphasis on the paper’s potential for generating discussion during the conference
e. A list of few essential references.

All submitted abstracts will be subject to a blind peer review process. Authors will be notified of paper acceptance by March 17, 2017.
The full version of accepted papers should be submitted by May 26, 2017.
Upon Authors’ authorization, the abstracts of accepted papers will be made available on the conference website, and the full text will be posted on AgEcon Search.
A selection of accepted papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of Bio-based and Applied Economics, after going through the journal’s standard review process. The deadline for the submission will be June 30, 2017.

Organized sessions
Participants are invited to propose organized sessions primarily, but not exclusively, on topics relevant to the conference themes. Proposals (max 2,000 words) should include the name of the organizer, the session title, the name of contributors, and the title and abstract of each paper. It is suggested that proposed sessions include no more than four papers. Proposals should be submitted by February 15, 2017. Organized session proposals will be subject to a peer review process. Authors will be notified of acceptance by March 17, 2017.

Posters
AIEAA welcomes the submission of posters. Accepted posters will be presented and discussed in dedicated sessions. Participants should submit an abstract (max 500 words) by February 15, 2017. Poster proposals will be subject to a blind peer review process. Authors will be notified of poster acceptance by March 17, 2017.