Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming CompNet Events

2nd Finance and Productivity (FINPRO) Conference

This conference seeks to enhance our understanding of how to facilitate a sustainable allocation of economic resources in a post-lockdown world.

The Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Finance department at the Leibniz Institute for Economic Research (IWH), invite submission for the 2nd FINPRO conference on the intersection of the two research fields of financial economics and productivity research.


The originally planned 2nd Finance and Productivity (FINPRO) Conference on 02/03. December in the premises of the Leopoldina in Halle will be postponed to 28/29. April 2022.

You can submit a paper until January 14, 2022 to We are looking forward to your submission.

Call for 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

The ProdTalks will take place every 1st Tuesday of the month at 15h00 CET. Register here to save your seat!

Coming up next:

7 December 2021