2021 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics – Call for Papers

2021 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics – Call for Papers


Dear Colleagues,

AQR-IREA is pleased to announce the 2021 Barcelona Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics, to be held in Barcelona on October 21st – 22nd, 2021 under a hybrid format.


The workshop will be focused on the analysis of the determinants and impacts of internal migrations and cross-border commuting with a special focus on potential developments after the COVID-19 era. Empirical contributions will be preferred although we would like to include also some methodological papers.


(call for papers pdf version here)


Keynote Speaker:

Frédéric Docquier (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, LISER)


We will accommodate around 6-9 papers, to be presented in plenary sessions that will complement the keynote speaker’s presentation. Due to the COVID pandemic, we also plan to develop the Workshop in a hybrid format.

Key dates:

Deadline for papers submisions: September 5th, 2021
Notification of acceptance: September 15th, 2021
Preliminary programme: September 22nd, 2021
Regsitration opens: September 22nd, 2021
Final programme: October 4th, 2021
Registration close: October 15th, 2021

For further information, please visit the workshop website or contact to

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We look forward for your participation at the Workshop!

AQR-IREA Research Group