19th International Conference of the ACEI

The Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) invites you to attend its 19th international conference on cultural economics to be held at the University of Valladolid (UVa). The local organizer of the conference is GIEC/UVa.

Conference dates are Tuesday June 21 to Friday June 24, 2016.

ACEI 2016 conference website.

Deadline for provision of complete drafts of accepted papers: June 1, 2014

Special Dates:

Researchers with an interest on the economics of culture, as well as representatives of the cultural sector, such as arts administrators, business practitioners, consultants and policy-makers, will be invited to share their research and findings on the interactions between the practices of the cultural sector and economic analysis.

Young Researchers Workshop Call for Participants

Prizes and Honours

The ACEI awards regular prizes and creates Honorary Fellows from time to time.

The Presidents' Prize

This prize is awarded to the best paper in the judgement of a Committee consisting of the President, Past President and President-Elect that is presented at the biennial conference by a PhD or other postgraduate student. The prize includes: an announcement of the winner in the Journal of Cultural Economics (JCE) and other academic journals; a waiver of conference registration and conference banquet fees for the next conference; and an expedited process for refereeing the winning paper for possible publication in the JCE. The winner is announced at the ACEI's General Meeting during the conference.

The Pommerehne Prize

The prize is awarded to the paper published in the Journal of Cultural Economics in the 2 volumes preceding the biennial conference that is judged to be best. The winner receives a prize of US$1,000. The procedures are currently under review.

Previous conference information

The Association holds an international conference every two years.

The 18th International Conference of ACEI was held in Montreal, Canada, June 24-27 2014. The local organizers of the conference were ESG UQAM at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).

The 17th International Conference of ACEI was held in Kyoto, Japan, June 21-24 2012. The local organizers of the conference were Doshisha University and Japan Association for Cultural Economics.

The 16th International Conference of ACEI was held at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, June 10-12 2010. The local organizers of the conference were Copenhagen Business School, Institute of Innovation and Organizational Economics, and the University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics.

See History page for details of previous prize winners, workshops and symposia.