Welcome To ASSET 2016 · Thessaloniki

The Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia is delighted to host the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association of Southern European Economic Theorists (ASSET) in Thessaloniki, Greece, and provides a warm welcome to all visitors. The meeting will be held at the luxurious 5-star Grand Hotel Palace on 10-12 November 2016.

The conference requests papers on all areas of Economics. Submissions by researchers from member and non-member Institutions are very welcome. ASSET also makes a concerted effort to promote the participation of young researchers from its member institutions in its annual meeting.

You can download the Call for Papers here

Submission deadline extended - New date: June 15 th, 2016:

Papers should be submitted by email at asset2016@uom.gr. Only full-papers are accepted in pdf format. Please remember to include an abstract, JEL classification codes and keywords on the first page of the paper.

To watch Live Streaming of the Conference, please click here.

Photos from the 2016 Annual Meeting of ASSET in Thessaloniki are available here.

Keynote Speakers

About Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki was the European Youth Capital for 2014 and a former European Capital of Culture. Fifteen of the city's monuments are listed as Unesco World Heritage sites. In 2013 Thessaloniki was listed as one of National Geographic's 20 ‘Must-See’ places in the world and has been ranked 5th in Lonely Planet’s World’s Top 10 party cities . The city hosted a number of sports events during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.


Grand Hotel Palace (5-star), located in Thessaloniki (Greece)

Grand Hotel Palace (5-star) is the largest conference hotel in Thessaloniki (built in 2004). The neoclassical building of the Grand Hotel Palace rises impressively in the west entrance, just 2.5 kms from the city center.

Wellness Facilities

Indoor heated pool, Saunas and a Health Club Fitness Center. The spa experience at the Grand Hotel Palace is unique.


The "Greek Breakfast" is an inspirational feast of colors and flavors of Greek land. The Grand Hotel Palace highlights the gastronomic riches of Greece offering quality products from the heart of the Mediterranean Diet.

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