Georgian Aviation University, the Faculty of Labor Sciences of University of Seville and World Economic Research Institute (WERI) are jointly organizing the Twelfth International Conference on Economics to be held at Georgian Aviation University, Tbilisi, Georgia on August 26-28, 2020. The Conference program includes plenary sessions, panels, and presentations of contributed papers. The conference is open to all line of theoretical and empirical research in economics, finance, labour, and entrepreneurship. The conference aims at bringing together scholars from all over the World for exchange of ideas, discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied research, and creating a research network for future joint collaborations.

Abstract Submission

An abstract of not less/more than 100/200 words in English, Russian, Spanish, or Turkish should be submitted online through the website. Abstracts should include 2-3 JEL codes and keywords of the research. Papers in the fields of economics, finance, entrepreneurship, and labor will be considered. Papers submitted to EconWorld2020@Tbilisi Conference will be evaluated at least two blind referees. Authors will receive a notification by e-mail about acceptance/rejection of their research within 2 weeks after their submission. Authors can not submit more than 2 papers. No virtual/poster presentation is allowed at this conference. Please submit your abstract by following the link below:

Click to submit your abstract to EconWorld2020@Tbilisi

Please send your abstract to if you are having a problem in submitting online.

Full Paper Submission

The deadline to submit full papers is July 15, 2020. Submitting full papers are up to the authors (not mandatory). Full papers submitted will be included in the Conference CD and published on the conference web site. The manuscript should be 1.5 line spacing. Margins on the page should be at least 2.5 cm. Page numbers must be placed at the bottom of the page. Font size should be Times New Roman 12 pt or Arial 11 pt. The first page of the manuscript should include title, author(s) names with institutions and e-mail address of each author, abstract, keywords (min. 3, max. 5) and JEL codes. Correspondence address should be indicated by a footnote with the full mailing address, fax number and e-mail address of the corresponding author. In addition, supporting agencies, etc. may also be indicated by a footnote on the first page. Abstract should not exceed 200 words for reviews and research articles. Equations, citations, uncommon abbreviations, etc. should not be included in the abstract.

Please use the full paper template provided. Click here to download the template.

Please submit your full paper in MS Word format to



Organization Committee

Vakhtang Charaia - Georgian Aviation University, Georgia (Co-Chair)

Hasan Dudu - The Worldbank, USA

Myriam González-Limón – University of Seville, Spain

Yilmaz Kılıçaslan - Anadolu University, Turkey (Co-Chair)

Daniela Maggioni - University of Catania, Italy

Terresa Rojo – University of Seville, Spain


Conference Secretariat

Selda DUDU - University of Seville (Spanish – English)

Mustafa ÖZSARI - Konya Gıda ve Tarım University (Turkish – English)

Scientific Committee

Ali T. AKARCA – University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Teimuraz BERIDZE – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Max BOUT – Xavier University, USA

Erol CAKMAK – TED University, Turkey

Celia CENKINS – University of Westminster, UK

Daniel COQ – University of Seville, Spain

Dana DLUHOŠOVÁ, VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

Nazim K. EKINCI – Harran University, Turkey

Erkan ERDIL – METU, Turkey

Vittorio FERRERO – IRES, Italy

Alfredo Saad FILHO – University of London, SOAS, UK

Alper GUZEL – Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey

Ayhan KOSE – Worldbank, USA

Daniela MAGGIONI – University of Catania, Italy

Miguel Angel MARTIN – University of Seville, Spain

Fahrang MORADY – Westminster University, UK

Azra MUSAVİ – Aligarh Muslim University, India

Nadir OCAL – METU, Turkey

Vladimer PAPAVA – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Terresa ROJO – University of Seville, Spain

Marcello La ROSA – IRES, Italy

Serdar SAYAN – TOBB ETU, Turkey

Robin C. SICKLES – Rice University, USA

A. Cevat TASIRAN – Middlesex University, UK

Erol TAYMAZ – METU, Turkey

Hulya ULKU – Worldbank, USA

Tomas WROBLOWSKY – VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Rep.

Paul ZAREMBKA – Buffalo University, USA

Keynote Speakers



Important Dates

  • April 01, 2020
    Deadline for early abstract submission

  • April 15, 2020
    Deadline for early registration

  • June 01, 2020
    Deadline for late abstract submission

  • June 15, 2020
    Deadline for late registration

  • July 15, 2020
    Announcement of programme

  • July 15, 2020
    Submission of full paper

Financal Support

EconWorld will provide financial support to 19 participants at EconWorld2020@Tbilisi Conference. The type of support will be as follows:

  • 50% discount on early registration fee (to be given 10 participants, only low and lower-middle income country researchers are eligible)
  • Registration fee waiver (to be given to 3 participants)
  • Travel grant (€200) (to be given to 3 participants)
  • Both (Registration fee waiver + Travel grant (€200)) (to be given to 3 participants)

To apply for financial support;

  • please submit your full paper by April 01, 2020 and
  • indicate the type of support you request.
  • there is no need for submission of full paper for "50% discount on early registration fee". 

The results will be announced by April 15, 2019.





The registrations to EconWorld2020@Tbilisi will start on March 01, 2020. To register for the conference, please;

1. Fill in the EconWorld2020@Tbilisi Registration Form and send to Conference Secretariat at

2. Pay the Conference Registration Fee (information about payment options are available in the Registration Form)

3. Your registration to EconWorld2020@Porto will be completed when you receive a confirmation mail from us.

The deadline for early Registration to EconWorld2020@Tbilisi is April 15, 2020. The early registration fee of €200 covers admission to sessions, all conference materials, welcome reception, and coffee breaks. Registration fee does not include accommodation and/or travel.

The deadline for late Registration to EconWorld2020@Tbilisi is June 15, 2020. The late registration fee of the conference is €300.

Early registration fee for graduate students is €150. Late registration fee for graduate students is €225. Proof of studentship is required. 

Registration fee payments can be made via bank transfer or credit card. 

Invoice will be provided at the conference registration desk to all participants unless urgently required.




Publication Opportunities

Paper presenting authors at the EconWorld2020@Tbilisi Conference have the opportunity to publish their papers in EconWorld Working Paper Series and/or in the following journals:

If you interested in publishing your paper in EconWorld Working Paper Series please visit

The authors willing to publish their work in eLit, EconWorld Journal or Anduli must submit revised version of their papers after the EconWorld2020@Tbilisi conference. Note that, the journal will be under no commitment to publish any article. However, they do promise an expedited refereeing process. The deadline to submit your manuscript is September 31, 2020.  Papers will be published in journals as early as possible in 2020. The authors should follow regular submission rules of the journal that can be found on the Journal’s web page.


EconWorld2020@Tbilisi Conference will be held at;

Georgian Aviation University

16 Ketevan Tsamebuli Ave. 

Tbilisi, Georgia

Connect with us

World Economic Research Institute (WERI)
Anadolu University
26470, Eskisehir, Turkey