Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming CompNet Events

3rd Finance and Productivity (FINPRO) Conference

8-9 June 2023 at the Bank of Italy in Rome

This conference aims to enhance our understanding of how the financial system can play a key role, together with the right policy mix, in the transformation of production processes towards sustainable technologies in response to climate change.

The Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet), the Bank of Italy, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), and the Finance department at the Leibniz Institute for Economic Research (IWH), invite to paper submission for the 3nd FINPRO conference on the intersection of the research fields of financial economics, sustainable technologies and energy markets.

Paper submission is due by February 6, 2023.
Please see here for more details about the application and how to submit papers.

CompNet ProdTalks

We are excited to have launched our new series of virtual monthly events - CompNet ProdTalks.

In a 1.5 hour virtual event, two selected papers will be presented including presentation, discussion and Q&A. The topic will be general, such as: Productivity Research, Finance, Trade and Labour.

The papers that are being presented at the event are selected from the hosting institution as well as chosen from an open call for papers. You are herewith kindly invited to submit your papers to

ProdTalks - An Initiative by CompNet

Continuous call for Papers & Discussion every 1st Tuesday of the month at 15h00 CET.

More information

Next ProdTalk is scheduled for:

17 January 2023 with our special guest Professor Thomas Philippon

Register here.

The program will be published soon.