#ERSA204 Congress developments are ongoing in many ways.  We are glad to communicate that now, 4 outstanding keynote speakers are now confirmed for the 63rd Edition of the Congress. A new promising programme with high-level Lectures including: 

David Audretsch – Distinguished Professor and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development at Indiana University. He is ranked as the top scientist globally, according to the World Top 100 Business & Management / Entrepreneurship Scientists 2024. 

→”Regional Development for Sustainability and Peace: The Role of Entrepreneurship”

Michael Fritsch – Professor of Economics and Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation, and Economic Change at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany.

→”Persistence and Change of Regional Entrepreneurship in the Long Run”

Leïla Kebir is Associate Professor in tourism and territorial economy at University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 

→”Keynote lecture to be announced”

Joaquim Oliveira Martins is Special Advisor of the EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms and Counsellor at the Center for Prospective Studies and International Information (CEPII, Paris). 

→”Old and New Regional Inequalities”