Posted on: 30 August, 2019
Application deadline: September 15, 2019

Call for papers: Workshop “Public Policies, Cities and Regions”, December 12-13, 2019, Lyon

The GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne is organizing the second edition of the Public Policies, Cities and Regions workshop, which will take place on December 12-13 2019 in Lyon.

This workshop will gather original research papers shedding some light on the issues raised by public policies for urban and regional economies, both in developed and developing countries. Submissions of theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome.

Invited lectures will be given by Gilles Duranton (Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania) and Stephan Heblich (Univ. of Bristol).

Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2019. Papers must be submitted by email to

More information and the call for papers are available at:

Scientific committee: Sylvie Charlot (GATE, Univ. Lyon 2), Pierre-Philippe Combes (GATE, CNRS), Laurent Gobillon (Paris School of Economics), Florence Goffette-Nagot (GATE, CNRS), Florian Mayneris (Univ. of Louvain-la-Neuve), Sonia Paty (GATE, Univ. Lyon 2), Frédéric Robert-Nicoud (Univ. of Lausanne), Laurent Simula (GATE, ENS de Lyon), Elisabet Viladecans (Univ. of Barcelona)

Organizing committee: Sylvie Charlot (GATE, Univ. Lyon 2), Pierre-Philippe Combes (GATE, CNRS), Sylvie Démurger (GATE, CNRS), Nelly Exbrayat (GATE, UJM), Florence Goffette-Nagot (GATE, CNRS), Sonia Paty (GATE, Univ. Lyon 2), Laurent Simula (GATE, ENS de Lyon).