Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Economy

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Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Economy
September 15, 2023 - September 16, 2023
Call for Papers:
Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Economy

Submission Deadline May 19, 2023 (6 pm CEST)
Notification Deadline July 15, 2023

About the Conference
The conference covers a broad range of topics related to the economics of artificial intelligence. It will bring together recent contributions in this area of research, including both theoretical and empirical papers. Relevant subjects include, but are not limited to
  • AI and labor markets
  • AI and the international economy
  • AI and the Green Economy
  • The political economy of AI
  • Macroeconomic implications of AI: productivity, growth, inequality, etc.
  • AI in comparison to previous episodes of technological change
  • Educational consequences of AI
  • AI effects on public health(care)
  • Implications of AI for developing countries
  • AI, innovation, and property rights
  • Impacts of AI on industrial organization
  • Micro-level differences in access to AI: causes and consequences
  • AI governance
  • Geo-economic implications of AI
Maximilian Kasy (Oxford University), Marianne Saam (ZBW, Hamburg University), and Martin Beraja (MIT) are confirmed invited speakers, and we welcome further relevant submissions.

The conference is organized by Simon Jäger (MIT, IZA), Moritz Schularick (Kiel Institute, Sciences Po, and CEPR) and Cornelia Woll (Hertie School), together with Robert Gold (Kiel Institute).

The event is hosted by the Hertie School of Governance, together with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, IZA, Sciences Po, and in collaboration with CEPR. Funding is available for travel expenses, including accommodation, for academic participants presenting or acting as discussants. Expenses will be reimbursed in line with the CEPR travel guidelines.

The deadline for submissions is 6 pm CEST on May 19, 2023. Extended abstracts will be considered, but full papers will be preferred. Accepted participants will be notified early July 2023.

How to Apply
Please state in your application if you can cover your travel and accommodation expenses, or if you require funding.

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