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3rd Rare Voices in Economics Conference

September 9-10, 2024

The Third Edition of the Rare Voices in Economics Conference will take place on the 9th and 10th of September, 2024. The event is organized by the Geneva Graduate Institute, the University of Geneva, and the University of Lausanne.

The Rare Voices in Economics initiative aims to create an inclusive and challenging academic environment that supports diverse voices within the economics profession. Our goal is to provide a safe space for young researchers to receive feedback and gain visibility.

All fields of economics research are welcome at the conference.

Deadline to apply: June 24, 2024.


The final list of candidates will be chosen on scientific merit (evaluated by the Scientific Committee)

and a rare voice component.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Eleonora Guarnieri (University of Exeter)

Prof. Augustin Tapsoba (Toulouse School of Economics)


September 9 & 10, 2024 

Time: TBA

Geneva Graduate Institute

Public Roundtable:

"Challenges of Rare Voices: From Households to Institutions"

Open Event

September 9, 2024

Time: TBA

Geneva Graduate Institute

Conference Organizing Committee:

Viktória Vidaházy (Geneva Graduate Institute)

 Oumar Aly Ba, Utsoree Das, Michael Silvestre (University of Geneva)

Sophie Bürgin (University of Basel)

Scientific Committee:

Jaya Krishnakumar, Marcelo Olarreaga, Jérémy Laurent-Lucchetti,
Erik Katovich, Davide Pietrobon, Rasha Shakra (University of Geneva),

Federica Braccioli (Barcelona School of Economics/University of Geneva),

Cédric Tille, Joëlle Noailly, Ugo Panizza, Martina Viarengo (Geneva Graduate Institute),
Luise Eisfeld, Gianluca Benigno, Aurélien Eyquem, Rafael Lalive,

Kenza Benhima (University of Lausanne).


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