1st international conference: “Challenges in Evaluating Regional and Urban Policy”, CERUP 2018.
8-9 March 2018, Sapienza Conference Centre, Rome, Italy

Organized by

The Department of Social Sciences and Economics of Sapienza University of Rome (DISSE) and the Department of Political Science of University Roma Tre (DISCIPOL) and the Regional Science Association of Italy (AISRE) organize

Keynote Speakers

GIUSEPPE ARBIA, Professor of Economic Statistics, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome
MARTIN HUBER, Professor of Applied Econometrics, University of Fribourg


Both theoretical and applied contributions are welcomed on the following main topics: counterfactual evaluation methods, spatial econometric methods for impact evaluation, policies for urban and regional economic growth, policies for economic and social resilience.

We encourage scholars to submit a paper (a complete draft, preliminary paper)  about their original research by January 11st, 2018 to cerup2018@gmail.com in order to present in a paper session.

Only for poster presentation, an abstract (maximum 600 words) must be submitted for review by January 11st, 2018 to cerup2018@gmail.com.
The abstract should be submitted as a word document and should include the title, the authors and describe: background, aim of the research, methodology, results, relevance to the conference theme.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 8th.
Further information will be made available on the CERUP2018’s website: