Previous conferences/publications

Tulips from AmsterdamThe Forum for Economists International held the 1st Global Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 24-25, 2011. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Nico S. Groenendijk: "The Eurocrisis and European Economic Governance."

The 2nd Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 1-4, 2012. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Regrettably, the keynote speaker could not make it due to illness.

The 3rd Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 31-June 3, 2013. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Jaap W. de Zwaan, Erasmus University Rotterdam: "The Future of the Process of European Integration: Ultimate goal and dividing lines between national and European competences."

The 4th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 30-June 2, 2014. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Jaap J. van Duijn, Robeco Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam: "'Off Balance' Western economies are more unbalanced than at any time in the past half century. The present situation is unsustainable. What will happen next?"

The 5th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 29-June 1, 2015.  Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Jaco Dagevos, Erasmus University Rotterdam: "Labor market discrimination of ethnic minorities."

The 6th Global Conference was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 18-21, 2015. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Zakariah Abdul Rashid, University Putra Malaysia: "Malaysia's structural gap and reform initiatives."

The 7th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 27-30, 2016. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Remco C.J. Zwinkels, VU University Amsterdam: "Expectation Formation in Financial Markets."

The 8th Global Conference was planned to be held in Manila/Quezon City, Philippines, January 12-15, 2017, but was canceled on November 4, 2016 due to concerns about the safety of participants after the assassination of 2 mayors and their body guards.

The 9th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 19-22, 2017. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. dr. Joop Hartog, VU University Amsterdam: "Population size, migration, land and welfare: the case of The Netherlands."

The 10th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25-28, 2018. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. Dr. Roger Van den Bergh, Erasmus University Rotterdam: "Why the European Union should take the economics of federalism seriously."

The 11th Global Conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 24-27, 2019. Click here for the list of authors accepted on the program. Keynote speaker was Prof. Dr. Jaco Dagevos, Erasmus University Rotterdam: "Syrians in the Netherlands: the first years of their post-flight lives".

Proceedings have been published presenting selections of the conference papers.

The publications are:

A Global Economy

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2011) A Global Economy, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International ISBN 978-90-817873-0-7

Proceedings 2012

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2012) Finance in East and West, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International ISBN 978-90-817873-2-1

Proceedings 2013

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2013) Crisis, Change and Future, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International ISBN 978-90-817873-4-5

Front cover

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2014) The Public Sector: Taxation – Spending – Decision-making, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International ISBN 978-90-817873-6-9

2015-ams150

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2015) Economic Growth and the Public Sector, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International ISBN 978-990-817873-8-3

M. Peter van der Hoek, Political Economy: Institutions in a Global Economy, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International, ISBN 978-90-817873-9-0

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2017) Political Economy: Institutions in a Global Economy, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International, ISBN 978-90-817873-9-0

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2018) Regional Analyses: China, Hawaii, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International, ISBN 978-90-828893-0-7

M. Peter van der Hoek, ed. (2018) Public and Private Organizations and Public Finance, Papendrecht: Forum for Economists International, ISBN 978-90-828893-1-4