International Conference

”Economic Scientific Research - Theoretical, Empirical and Practical Approaches” ESPERA


The 9th International Conference - ESPERA 2022

Constraints and opportunities in shaping the future.

New approaches to economics and policy making




24th -25h November 2022


The aim of the international conference ”Economic Scientific Research - Theoretical, Empirical and Practical Approaches”- ESPERA, initiated in 2013 by the National Institute for Economic Research ”Costin C. Kirițescu” (NIER), is to present and evaluate the economic scientific research portfolio, to argue and substantiate the Romanian development strategies - including European and global best practices.

The 2022 edition of the Conference will be held on 24th -25h November, under the title: Constraints and opportunities in shaping the future. New approaches to economics and policy making.

The event program addresses a wide diversity of themes, bringing together researchers from all NIER institutes and centres, members of the Romanian Academy, Romanian academic researchers and also guests from other countries.

Researchers are encouraged to present articles of scientific research regarding, as much as possible, the main constrains and opportunities in shaping the future, with a particular focus on new trends in economic and social sciences and future policies design.

Singular relevant aspects could be related to energy crisis, inflation rate, consistency of fiscal and monetary policy, trade-offs in policy making, food security, safety and sustainability, transitional costs and distributional consequences, flexibility and resilience in the future of work, resetting the global financial system, predictability and reactivity to sudden shifts, economic and social inequalities, sovereign debt sustainability, digitalization and green transition, deglobalization and supply chains, banking systems and digital currencies, cybersecurity.

The Conference is intended as a thought-provoking exercise for researchers and it is organized in such a way as to provide an academic platform for debates, covering the broadest approaches, enabling an interactive exchange of ideas and the latest results and findings, including those emerged in economic science arising from both fundamental and empirical researches and promoting evidence-based policy making new vision under crisis circumstances.

The Conference includes an additional section dedicated to PhD and post PhD students, thus providing a conducive framework for scientific debate and their training.

The contributions and views that will be expressed, on a meritorious and wide-ranging level, will be disseminated, as in previous years, in a volume - Proceedings of the International Conference ESPERA 2022, that will be submitted to EBSCO and also for evaluation and inclusion in Conference Proceedings Citation Index by Clarivate, Web of Science.

The 2022 edition of the Conference will take place online and all correspondence with the authors will be done through the email address











Academia Română
Institutul National de Cercetari Economice 'Costin C. Kiritescu'