Upcoming Events:

EPS at The ASSA/AEA Annual Meetings

Philadelphia, PA
January 5 - 7, 2018

EPS will be organizing two panel sessions as well as hosting our annual dinner at this years ASSA/AEA Annual Meetings.

Panel Sessions:

Are Trump Administration Policies Improving International Security?
Saturday, January 6, 2018 12:30 - 2:15 pm
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 306

Chair: Kathleen Stephansen

Are Trump Administration Policies Improving Domestic Security?
Sunday, January 7, 2018 1:00 - 3:00pm
Marriott Phildelphia Downtown, Independence Ballroom I

Chair: Stephanie Kelton, State University of New York-Stony Brook

Economists for Peace & Security Annual Dinner

This year EPS will be honoring
James K. Galbraith
Saturday, January 6, 2018 6:30 - 10:00pm
Marriott Philadelphia Downtown


Recent Events:

Geostrategic Changes, Economic Trends and Mutual Defense

June 21, 2017
Brussels, Belgium

Registration is now open.

This seminar aims at nurturing transatlantic dialogue by crossing American and European perspectives in order to identify stakes, challenges and opportunities after the elections in major NATO countries in 2016 and 2017. Indeed, can the transatlantic defense
partnership survive through the welter of recent changes? Does it need to evolve and, if so, how? What kind of missions can we expect to reignite this partnership? What are the consequences in terms of capabilities and defense industrial bases?

11.00am Welcome

11.30am Keynote Peter Chase, German Marshall Fund

12.15pm Lunch

1.30pm Panel 1 “Why do we invest on military expenditures?”
• Tomáš Valášek, Carnegie Europe
• Edward Hunter Christie, NATO
• Binyam Salomon, Royal Military College of Canada

2.45pm Coffee break

3.15pm Panel 2 “What future for the defense industrial base?”
• Ethan Corbin, NATO Parliamentary Assembly
• Eugene Gholz, University of Texas
• Renaud Bellais, Airbus and ENSTA Bretagne

4.30pm Debate & wrap-up

5.00pm Drink reception

More information available here.

The 21st Annual International Conference on Economics and Security

June 22-23, 2017
Brussels, Belgium

The 21st Annual International Conference on Economics and Security will be held at the Royal Military Academy, Brussels, June 22nd - 23rd 2017.

Registration is now open.

The conference aims to provide an opportunity for economists, political scientists and others from around the world to share ideas and discuss the future developments in the following areas:

Registration is now open.