The Department of Economics of Eskişehir Osmangazi University and Economics Literature Journal of World Economic Research Institute (WERI) are jointly organizing an International Conference on Economics to be held at Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey on September 10-12, 2020. The Conference program includes plenary sessions, panels, and presentations of contributed papers. The conference is open to all line of theoretical and empirical research in economics, finance , labour and entrepreneurship. The conference aims at bringing together scholars from all over the World for exchange of ideas, discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied research, and creating a research network for future joint collaborations.

Covid-19 Outbreak Announcement

EconTR 2020 Conference is planned to be still organized in person at Eskişehir Osmangazi University. If the limitations of the outbreak continue during the summer and the conference dates, then the conference will be organized online by using zoom infrastructure. If the conference is organized as online, the registration fees will be reduced as follows:

Early registration: 

  • Regular participants: €50 (250 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey.)
  • Regular LMIC participants: €40 (Low-Middle income country participants) 
  • Graduate students: €30 (150TL Turkish students residing in Turkey.)

Late registration: 

  • Regular participants: €75 (375 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey.)
  • Regular LMIC participants: €60 (Low-Middle income country participants) 
  • Graduate students: €45 (225 TL Turkish students residing in Turkey.)

Please note that these fees are valid if the conference organized online. The announcement on whether the conference is organized as online or in-person will be made on July 01, 2020. 

Abstract Submission

An abstract of not less/more than 150/250 words should be submitted online through the website. EconTR conference is open to both English and Turkish presentations. The authors submitting Turkish abstracts sould also submit English version of their abstract. Abstracts should include 2-3 JEL codes and keywords of the research. Papers in the fields of economics, finance, labour and entrepreneurship will be considered. Authors will receive a notification by e-mail about acceptance/rejection of their submission within two weeks. Authors can not submit more than 2 papers. Please submit your abstract by following the link below:

Click to submit your abstract to EconTR2020@Eskişehir

Please send your abstract to if you are having a problem in submitting online.

Full Paper Submission

The deadline to submit full papers is August 31, 2020. Submitting full papers are up to the authors (not mandatory). Full papers submitted will be included in Conference CD. Manuscript should be 1.5 line spacing. Margins on the page should be at least 2.5 cm. Page numbers must be placed at the bottom of the page. Font size should be Times New Roman 12 pt or Arial 11 pt. First page of the manuscript should include title, author(s) names with institutions and e-mail address of each author, abstract, keywords (min. 3, max. 5) and JEL codes. Correspondence address should be indicated by a footnote with the full mailing address, fax number and e-mail address of corresponding author. In addition, supporting agencies, etc. may also be indicated by a footnote on the first page. Abstract should not exceed 200 words for reviews and research articles. Equations, citations, uncommon abbreviations, etc. should not be included in the abstract.

Please submit your full paper in MS Word format to

Keynote Speakers


Organization Committee

Mustafa Kemal BEŞER - Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Zeynep KARAL ÖNDER - Anadolu University, Turkey

Yilmaz KILICASLAN - Anadolu University, Turkey

Oytun MEÇİK - Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Conference Secretariat

Kübra Aycan GELEKÇİ - Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Mustafa ÖZSARI - Konya Gıda ve Tarım University, Turkey


Scientific Committee

Ali T. AKARCA – University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Sanjay BANERJI – University of Notthingam, USA

Cem BAŞLEVENT – Bilgi University, Turkey

Max BOUT – Xavier University, USA

Celia CENKINS – University of Westminster, UK

Daniel COQ – University of Seville, Spain

Hasan DUDU – Worldbank, USA

Uğur EMEK – Başkent University, USA

Bülent GÜNSOY – Anadolu University, Turkey

Alper GÜZEL – Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey

Daniela MAGGIONI – University of Catania, Italy

Fahrang MORADY – Westminster University, UK

Azra MUSAVİ – Aligarh Muslim University, India

Nadir OCAL – Çankaya University, Turkey

Erdal ÖZMEN – METU, Turkey

Terresa ROJO – University of Seville, Spain

Marcello La ROSA – IRES, Italy

Serdar SAYAN – TOBB ETU, Turkey

Robin C. SICKLES – Rice University, USA

Ahmet ŞAHİNÖZ – Başkent University, Turkey

Erol TAYMAZ – METU, Turkey

Hulya ULKU – Worldbank, USA

Cihan YALÇIN – CBRT, Turkey

Hakan YETKİNER – İzmir Ekonomi University, Turkey

Tomas WROBLOWSKY – VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Rep.

Programme Committee

Levent AKSOY – Konya Food and Agriculture University, Turkey

Barış ALPASLAN – Ankara Sosyal Bilimler University, Turkey

Bülent ANIL  – Bahçeşehir University, Turkey

Ebru ARICIOĞLU – Mersin University, Turkey

Aliye ATAY  – THK University, Turkey

Uğur AYTUN – Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, Turkey

Hatice AZTİMUR – Harran University, Turkey

Zeynep BAŞAK – Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey

Onur BAYCAN – Anadolu University, Turkey

H. Naci BAYRAÇ – Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Nilgün ÇAĞLARIRMAK USLU – Anadolu University, Turkey

Eşref Uğur ÇELİK – Atılım University, Turkey

Ahmet Kibar ÇETİN – Hacı Bayram Veli University, Turkey

Özcan DAĞDEMİR –Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Hakan DEMİRGİL – Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey

Cem DİŞBUDAK – Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Turkey

Zeynep ELİTAŞ – Anadolu University, Turkey

Gökçe KURUCU – Konya Food and Agriculture University, Turkey

Meltem İNCE YENİLMEZ – Yaşar University, Turkey

Mustafa İSMİHAN – The Eastern Mediterranean University, TRNC

Ümit İZMEN – Namık Kemal University, Turkey

Mustafa KARABACAK – Uşak University, Turkey

Ayten Ayşen KAYA – Ege University, Turkey

Şevket Alper KOÇ – Kocaeli University, Turkey

Seda KÖYMEN – Başkent University, Turkey

Sevilay KÜÇÜKSAKARYA – Anadolu University, Turkey

Kenan LOPÇU – Çukurova University, Turkey

Gökhan ÖNDER – Anadolu University, Turkey

Didem PEKKURNAZ – Başkent University, Turkey

Murat TAŞDEMİR – İstanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey

Murad TİRYAKİOĞLU – Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey

Ünal TÖNGÜR – Akdeniz University, Turkey

Yeşim ÜÇDOĞRUK GÜREL – Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey

Füsun YENİLMEZ – Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey

Important Dates

  • June 30, 2020
    Deadline for early abstract submission

  • July 15, 2020
    Deadline for early registration

  • July 31, 2020
    Deadline for late abstract submission

  • August 15, 2020
    Deadline for late registration

  • August 20, 2020
    Announcement of programme

  • August 31, 2020
    Submission of full paper

Financal Support

EconTR will provide financial support to 20 participants at EconTR@Eskişehir Conference. The type of support will be as follows:

  • Registration fee waiver (to be given to 10 participants)
  • Domestic travel grant (up tp €100) (to be given to 5 participants)
  • Both (Registration fee waiver + Travel grant (up to €100)) (to be given to 5 participants)

To apply for financial support;

  • please submit your full paper by May 01, 2020 and
  • indicate the type of support you request.
  • send your full paper to with a subject "Application for Financial Support"

The results will be announced by May 10, 2020

Best Paper Award

EconTR will give EURO300 to the best paper presented at EconTR2020 Eskişehir conference.

To apply for the best paper award,  please submit your full paper written in either Turkish or English by May 01, 2020.

Please send your full paper to with a subject "EconTR2020 Award Application".

Good luck, 





To register to the conference, please;

1. Fill in the EconTR2020@Eskişehir Registration Form and send to Conference Secretariat at

2. Pay the Conference Registration Fee (information about payment options are available in the Registration Form)

3. Your registration to EconTR2020@Eskişehir will be completed when you receive a confirmation mail from us.

The deadline for early Registration to EconTR2020@Eskişehir is May 15, 2020. The early registration fee of €100 covers admission to sessions, all conference materials, coffee breaks, lunches, and dinner. Registration fee does not include accommodation and/or travel.

The early registration fee for the participant residing in low and middle (both lower and upper) income countries is €75 (450 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey). Early registration fee for graduate students is €50 (250 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey). Proof of studentship is required. 

The deadline for late Registration to EconTR2020@Eskişehir is July 15, 2020. The late registration fee of the conference is €150 (750 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey). Late registration fee for graduate students is €75 (450 TL for Turkish citizens residing in Turkey). 

Registration fee payments can be made via bank transfer or credit card.

Invoice will be provided at the conference registration desk to all participants, unless urgently required.







Publication Opportunities

Paper presenting authors at the EconTR2020@Eskişehir Conference have the opportunity to publish their papers in EconWorld Working Paper Series and/or in the following journals:

If you interested in publishing your paper in EconWorld Working Paper Series please visit

The authors willing to publish their work in the journals above must submit revised version of their papers after EconTR2020@Eskişehir conference. Note that, the journals will be under no commitment to publish any article. However, they do promise an expedited refereeing process. The deadline to submit your manuscript is October 01, 2020. The authors should follow regular submission rules of the journal that can be found on the Journal’s web page. 



2019 Room Rates (Bed+breakfast, VAT included):

Sigle room: 110TL

Double room: 160TL

To book your room please send us an e-mail to



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