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Conf/CfP - Challenges of Europe: Innovative Responses for Resilient Growth and Competitiveness, 17 -19 May 2017, Croatia

Publish Date: Nov 22, 2016

Deadline: Mar 01, 2017

Event Dates: from May 17, 2017 12:00 to May 19, 2017 12:00

12 International Conference Challenges of Europe:


17 -19 May, 2017 / Bol, Island Brač, Croatia
Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa

The 2017 Conference aims particularly at investigating the different economic challenges important not only for the European but also for the global economy as a whole.

The Conference will address the following topics

1. Growth and development
1.1. Macroeconomic stability in post-recession growth
1.2. Human capital, education and innovation
1.3. Industrial policy and new competitiveness of nations
1.4. Economic effects of tourism
1.5. Environmental challenges for green growth
1.6. Institutions for growth and competitiveness
1.7. Financial markets and monetary policy
1.8. Infrastructure development for growth and competitiveness
1.9. Fiscal consolidation and effective public sector
1.10. Trade bloc and global trade liberalization
1.11. Labor market, wages and labor migration
1.12. Inequality - new insights into the causes and effects
1.13. Behavioral and experimental economics
1.14. Competitiveness, growth and well-being

2. Business competitiveness
2.1. Entrepreneurship, small business management and start-ups
2.2. Finance, banking and accounting
2.3. Marketing management and consumer behavior
2.4. Tourism and hospitality management
2.5. Management and leadership
2.6. Strategy and innovation
2.7. Operations management, business logistics and supply chain management
2.8. Corporate governance, corporate communications
2.9. Human resource management and organizational behavior
2.10. ICT management

3. Market, competition, regulation and well-being
3.1. The exercise of market power
3.2. Cooperative and non-cooperative strategic behavior
3.3. Competition in specific/different market(s)
3.4. Industry-specific regulations
3.5. Regulation and well-being

4. Cities and regions
4.1. Regional resilience
4.2. Regional and urban policy, planning and governance
4.3. Migrations, ageing and regional labor markets
4.4. Smart cities and regions
4.5. Entrepreneurship, small business and regional diversity
4.6. Remote regions
4.7. Regional perspective of well-being

5. Challenges for Croatian economy
5.1. Decentralization perspective for the Republic of Croatia
5.2. Effects of the implementation of the EU Funds in the Republic of Croatia
5.3. Inequality in the Republic of Croatia: Causes and Consequences
5.4. The pension system of the Republic of Croatia - sustainability and efficiency
5.5. The competitiveness and the impact of tourism on the Croatian economy
5.6. The role of large companies for the Croatian economy
5.7. The regulation of financial markets - effects on the Croatian economy
5.8. Successful management of public companies in the Republic of Croatia - measures, causes and consequences
5.9. The energy sector and its importance for the Croatian economy
5.10. The importance, opportunities and needs of financing education in the Republic of Croatia

All papers discussing other challenging issues related to the general topic of the Conference will be considered as well.

Selected papers will be considered to be published in journals indexed/abstracted in: Current Contents – Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (LSE), Scopus (Elsevier), ProQuest LLC, Journal of Economic Literature / EconLit.


2nd November 2016
Abstract deadline (for Refereed papers)*
*The abstract is not a precondition for submitting Extended abstract or Full paper.

14th November 2016
Notification of acceptance of abstracts (for Refereed papers)*

3rd February 2017
Full paper deadline (for Refereed papers)*

1st March 2017
Extended abstracts deadline /Full paper (for Work in progress and PhD workshop papers)**

6th March 2017
Notification of acceptance of full papers (for Refereed papers)

10th March 2017
Notification of acceptance of Extended abstracts (for Work in progress and PhD workshop papers)

7th April 2017
Conference Fee payment deadline

17th – 19th May 2017

*The abstract is not a precondition for submitting Full papers.
**The abstract is not a precondition for submitting Full papers. The upload of the Full paper is not mandatory (for Work in progress and PhD workshop papers) but is recommended in order to increase your chances of being accepted for participation at the Conference.

Papers for Refereed Papers (R-type) will go a double peer-review process before the Conference and those fulfilling the reviewers’ standards will have opportunity to be publish in Journals Indexed/abstracted in: Current Contents – Social & Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), IBSS – International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (LSE); Scopus (Elsevier), ProQuest LLC. EBSCO Publishing bibliographic and research databases.
Papers for Papers in progress (S-type) and papers PhD workshop (P-type) will be discussed during theConference and published only on the Working Paper series CD.

Conference fees

Each author who is present at the Conference pays the fee as follows:

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