INEM 2023


The International Network for Economic Method (INEM), in collaboration with the Department of Economics of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, is delighted to announce that the 16th biennial conference will take place in Venice, Economic Campus San Giobbe, May 24–26, 2023.

We welcome proposals for contributed papers and symposia in all areas of the philosophy and methodology of economics. We particularly encourage submissions that combine philosophy and methodology of economics with other perspectives on studying economics offered, for instance, by history and sociology of economics, ethics, political philosophy, as well as by feminist approaches and social ontology.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Anna Alexandrova (Cambridge University)

Douglas Bernheim (Stanford University)

Abstract Submission

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Abstracts for contributed papers should be 700–1,000 words (extended abstracts).

SYMPOSIA: A symposium is composed of three papers that address a shared theme. Symposium proposals should contain a short summary of the topic and motivation of the symposium (250–300 words) accompanied by abstracts of the symposium papers (500–900 words each). Book symposiums will also be considered.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please prepare your submission for anonymous review, and submit it through More specific instruction about the submission procedure will follow.


The deadline for the submissions of both papers and symposia is January 20, 2023.

Decisions will be communicated by February 15, 2023.

Conference registration: February 16May 15, 2023.

Scientific committee

Emrah Aydinodat (University of Helsinki)

Beatrice Cherrier (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Tyler DesRoches (Arizona State University)

Malte Dold (Pomona College)

Brian Epstein (Tufts University)

Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich)

Guilhem Lecouteux (University Côte d’Azur)

Chiara Lisciandra (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Magdalena Małecka (University of Helsinki)

Eleonora Montuschi (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Ivan Moscati (University of Insubria), chair

Johanna Thoma (London School of Economics)

Melissa Vergara Fernandez (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Jack Vromen (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Organising committee

Pietro Dindo (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Ivan Moscati (University of Insubria), chair

The INEM Young Scholars Award will be awarded to the best papers presented at the conference by young scholars. Young Scholars are either PhD candidates or scholars who have obtained their PhD after January 1, 2020. Up to three papers will be selected by a committee consisting of INEM scholars. Each will be awarded 500€. Young Scholars who submit abstracts for INEM 2023 should also send a separate e-mail to indicating their status as such.

Registration fees

INEM membership is required to register for the conference.

Regular fees: €150 (€30 INEM membership + €120 conference fee).

Reduced fees for young scholars: €100 (€30 INEM membership + €70 conference fee). Young Scholars are either PhD candidates or scholars who have obtained their PhD after January 1, 2020.

Social dinner: extra €60 for everyone.

If you have any questions about INEM 2023, please contact the organizers via e-mail:

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