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Call for Papers

5th LSE Workshop on Political Economy of Turkey

Submission Deadline: Friday, 1 March 2024

European Institute, Contemporary Turkish Studies, School of Public Policy and Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science are jointly organizing a workshop on the Political Economy of Turkey.

The workshop will take place at LSE campus on 7th June 2024. It will feature a number of selected presentations/discussions and culminate in a public keynote lecture. The event will provide a platform for researchers and policymakers to discuss new research and to identify areas where further academic and policy-oriented work is needed. Both theoretical and empirical contributions are welcome.

There will be a dedicated discussant for each paper, as well as open floor discussion. Papers are invited on the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:

  • Elections, political crises, democracy, and nationalism
  • Exchange rates, bank credit, systemic risks, and debt management
  • Political connections, trade, firm performance, and regional inequality 
  • Economics of immigration and demographic transition
  • Educational reforms, family and health policies, and topics in public economics

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submission Deadline: Friday, 1 March 2024
  • Full papers required for submission
  • Email your submission to:

Key Information:

There is no registration fee, and we aim to offer a few travel and accommodation support grants for the invited speakers. While we accept preliminary versions, presenters need to submit full papers. 

Please submit yours by sending it attached to the following email address:

The authors will be notified about the acceptance of papers by Friday22 March 2023.

Questions and Further Information

Please direct any questions about the conference or waiver queries process to: