Call for Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS
Annual Conference and School on Transportation Economics (ITEA 2020)
ITEA is pleased to announce that the ITEA Annual Conference and School on Transportation Economics in 2020 will be hosted by Department of Economics and School of Economics and Management at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) in Beijing. The School will be held on June 22-26 and the Conference on June 24-27.
On behalf of the School of Economics and Management, Professor Yacan Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chairwoman of the Local Organizing Committee and the members of the LOC are committed to host a successful conference with excellent organization with a high academic level. They are looking forward to seeing you in the oldest university in China dedicated to railway economics and management, which can be traced back to 1909 in the Qing Dynasty.
The ITEA Scientific Committee and Local Organizing Committee are thrilled to confirm that Professor Hai Yang will give the Opening Lecture and that Professor David Besanko will be our ITEA Keynote Lecturer.
The aim of the annual ITEA School is to provide young researchers a high-quality introduction to academic research on transport economics, including many recent advances in the field. The School’s program consists of a series of lectures and tutorials; all faculty members are among the most prominent researchers in transport economics. The School contains two parts: the first two-and-half days consist of lectures by renowned scholars, whereas the last two-and-half days require students to attend the conference with the possibility to present their own work.
The aim of the annual ITEA Conference is to promote scientific excellence in the field of transport economics and to provide a forum for scientific exchange. Research presented at the Conference covers both theory and empirical work, it includes all transport modes, and it allows a wide range of research methodologies. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to,
·Transport pricing and investment
·Transport decisions under uncertainty
·Valuation of intangibles
·The economics of new transport technologies
·The economics of large transport infrastructure
·The political economy of transport decisions
·The Belt-and-Road Initiative of the Chinese government etc.
ITEA 2020 Prizes
Two prizes will be awarded at the ITEA 2020 Beijing conference: Best Paper by a Junior Researcher & Best Overall Paper
Eligibility Requirements for the Best Paper by a Junior Researcher Prize
·The paper presenter must be the lead author.
·The presenter cannot have received a PhD more than four calendar years ago.
·Coauthors may be senior scholars, but they cannot be on the Scientific Committee.
·When submitting a paper the presenter must declare on the title page of the paper that he/she is a junior scholar.
·A person who declares himself/herself to be a junior scholar remains eligible to win the Best Overall Paper Prize that year.
·No person who has won the Best Paper by a Junior Researcher Prize can win it again, but he/she is eligible to win the Best Overall Paper Prize in the future.
·The Scientific Committee may decide not to award the Best Paper by a Junior Researcher Prize in a given year.
Eligibility Requirements for the Best Overall Paper Prize
·Neither the presenter nor any of the authors can be a member of the Scientific Committee.
·A member of the executive committee or summer school committee who is not on the Scientific Committee can be the presenter, author, or coauthor of a paper that wins the Best Overall Paper Prize.
·Previous winners of the Best Overall Paper Prize are eligible to win it again.
·The Scientific Committee may decide not to award the Best Overall Paper Prize in a given year.
The winners of Best paper by a Junior Scholar and Best Overall Paper at previous ITEA conferences are available at https://iteaweb.org/itea-prizes/.
·January 1,2020-Extended Abstract submission starts
·February 20, 2020- Extended Abstract submission deadline
·April 1, 2020- Notification of extended abstract acceptance (qualified to present at ITEA 2020)
·May 15, 2020- Deadline for early bird registration, confirmation for participation and full paper upload for those papers to be considered for paper awards
The call for papers ends February 20, 2020. You are invited to submit an extended abstract (2-4 pages or 400-800 words) that contains title, author(s), research question, methodology, expected results and references through Conference Maker: