The European Commission's Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation, in collaboration with the University of Mannheim and the Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) is organising the conference: "Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2020" (COMPIE 2020). It will take place from 22 to 24 June 2020 in Mannheim, Germany.
The aim of COMPIE is to bring together practitioners and academics to discuss developments in the theory and the applications of counterfactual methods for policy impact evaluation. Applications can cover a broad range of interventions, from labor and social policy to regulation and funding programmes, ideally with a focus on EU policies.
- Paper submissions: from December 5, 2019 to February 28, 2020.
- Acceptance decision: April 30, 2020.
- Registration: May 1 to June 15, 2020. Authors of accepted papers need to register by June 1, 2020 to confirm participation. Conference fees: €150.
- Programme available online: from June 15, 2020.
The conference will consist of plenary, contributed and poster sessions. The plenary sessions will host two keynote speakers; the contributed sessions and the poster sessions will include contributed papers submitted through the call for papers. The conference will start at 13:00 on June 22, 2020 and will end at 15:30 on June 24, 2020.
• Antoine Bozio, Paris School of Economics
• Massimiliano Bratti, University of Milan
• Alex Bryson, UCL London
• Marco Caliendo, Potsdam University
• Lorenzo Cappellari, Cattolica University, Milan
• Bart Cockx, University of Ghent
• Maurizio Conti, University of Genoa
• Guido de Blasio, Bank of Italy
• Oliver Falck, CES IFO
• Markus Froelich, University of Mannheim
• Martin Huber, University of Fribourg
• Jochen Kluve, Humboldt-Universitaat zu Berlin
• Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
• Claudio Lucifora, Cattolica University, Milan
• Giovanni Mellace, University of Southern Denmark
• Blaise Melly, University of Bern
• Hessel Oosterbeek, University of Amsterdam
• Paolo Paruolo, European Commission JRC, Chair
• Guido Pellegrini, Sapienza University of Rome
• Paolo Pinotti, Bocconi University
• Chiara Pronzato, University of Torino
• Enrico Rettore, University of Trento
• Michael Rosholm, University of Aarhus
• Sylke Schnepf, European Commission JRC
• Bas van der Klaauw, VU University Amsterdam
• Jan van-Ours, Tilburg University
Universität Mannheim, Department of Economics, Mannheim, Germany
Conference participants should book their accommodation directly.