PET 17 Paris

PET 17 will be hosted by Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II on July 10 -13, 2017. The website with preliminary information can be accessed here: PET 17.

We look forward to seeing you in Paris.

PET 17 Paris Organizing Committee

Bruno Deffains, Etienne Lehmann (CRED - University Panthéon-Assas Paris II)

Cuong Le Van, Gareth Myles, Frank Page, Myrna Wooders (APET)

Coalition Theory Network (CTN) sessions at PET Rio de Janeiro

The CTN, in collaboration with APET, the Association for Public Economic Theory, will organize sessions related to the areas of interest to the CTN. You are invited to submit your abstract by May 10th. Decisions will be made quickly to facilitate travel plans. Please indicate on your submission that you would like your paper to be in a CTN session.

Please see PET 16 for more information and the submission web interface.

APET Workshop on Democracy, Public Policy, and Information


JPET Special Issue

(Cesar Martinelli and Jaideep Roy, Guest Editors)

Call for Papers

The Association for Public Economic Theory and the Department of Economics at Deakin University are proud to sponsor the APET workshop on Democracy, Public Policy, and Information. This workshop has benefited from funding from the Centre for Economics and Financial Econometrics at Deakin University. The workshop will be held on the 18th and 19th of July 2016 at Deakin University’s City Conference facilities in Melbourne. The confirmed keynote speaker is Cesar Martinelli (George Mason University). Participants are expected to arrive in Melbourne on the 17th of July for a welcome dinner and an early start on the 18th. A selection of the papers presented will be included in a special issue of the Journal of Public Economic Theory to be edited by Cesar Martinelli and Jaideep Roy. Selected papers will be subject to JPET’s standard refereeing process. The deadline for the submission of papers is May 10th, 2016. Papers and questions should be submitted to Cesar Martinelli ( and Jaideep Roy (

PET 16 Rio de Janeiro

We are pleased to announce that submissions for PET 16 in Rio de Janeiro can now be made via the conference website. The website also contains registration and travel information.

We look forward to seeing you in Rio.

PET16 Rio Organizing Committee

Aloisio Araujo, Luis Braido, Humberto Moreira (Fundação Getulio Vargas)

Cuong Le Van, Frank Page, Myrna Wooders (APET)

Special Issue on Taxation and Regulation in the Digital Economy

(Maya Bacache, Francis Bloch and Jacques Cremer, Guest Editors)

Call for Papers

We are soliciting papers for a special issue of JPET devoted to taxation and regulation in the digital economy. Papers on taxation of two-sided platforms, international tax competition in the digital economy, regulation and privacy protection are particularly welcome.

Papers should be submitted directly to Professor Francis Bloch ( before March 21, 2016. If you have any questions please do contact Francis.

PET 16 Rio

We are delighted to announce that PET 16 Rio, hosted by FGV, will be held in Rio de Janeiro from July 11th to July 13th, 2016, with a welcome reception on the 10th. The submission deadline will be April 10th. Only titles, JEL numbers, and brief abstracts will be required. We hope that you will submit a paper and come to the conference! As usual, all papers in public economic theory and related areas, including game theory, industrial organization, international trade, macro-dynamics, general equilibrium, and public finance will be considered.

Submissions can now be made via the conference website.

FGV is short for Fundação Getulio Vargas. This distinguished Brazilian university is located close to the beach and the center of Rio de Janeiro.

We are in the process of planning some great events and aim for a high quality program.

The Organizing Committee consists of:
Alosio Araujo, Luis Braido, and Humberto Moreira, from FGV.
Cuong Le Van, Frank Page, and Myrna Wooders from APET.

See more of beautiful Rio de Janeiro at the New York Times website

APET Purpose

The Association for Public Economic Theory (APET) is dedicated to the promotion of theoretical research in all areas of public finance and to the facilitation of communication amongst economists working in these areas. 


Membership is open to any individual with an interest in theoretical public economics. Membership can be obtained by a subscription to the Journal of Public Economic Theory or simply by sending an email to (cc. Shelley Malphurs Hargrove ). Information about subscribing to the journal may be found at the website of Wiley Publishers.


Copyright 2016 Gareth Myles/Myrna Wooders