Call for Papers on the 5th Annual Conference of Government and Economics


Call for Papers

The 5thAnnual Conference of Government and Economics

April 22 2023

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China


The Society for the Analysis of Government and Economics (SAGE) and the Academic Center for Chinese Economic Practice and Thinking (ACCEPT) are happy to announce that the 5th Annual Conference of Government and Economics will be held on April 22, 2023 in Beijing, China.The main goals of the annual conference are to deepen our understanding of the relationship between government and economics, and to promote studies on the incentives of government behavior and impacts of government policy on the economy.

SAGE( aims to promote academic research on the subject of government and economics, including topics such as the incentives, behavior, and role of the government in an economy. The Society is a disinterested, academic organization avoiding political, social, commercial, or nationalistic bias. The inaugural co-presidents of SAGE are 2007 Nobel Laureate Harvard Professor Eric S. Maskin and Professor David Daokui Li of Tsinghua University. The Society has an open international membership from places such as the United States, Europe, China, and other developing countries. 


Authors are invited to submit completed papers. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee consisting of a panel of international scholars. Please submit your papers in electronic format (PDF files only) to paper submission deadline isMarch 31, 2023. Submitting authors will be notified of the Program Committee's decision by April 10, 2023 via email. We will recommend 2-3 papers to be published in the Journal of Government and Economics ( More detailed information on publication will be released during the annual conference.


Papers related to government and economics in English or Chinese are welcome. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

•  Government behavior and enterprise development 

•  Government behavior and market cultivation

•  Government governance ability and macroeconomic regulation

•  Government behavior and land supply and transfer 

•  Government incentives and globalization 

•  Government behavior and savings 

•  Government functions and public goods 

•  Fiscal revenue and government behavior 

•  Government and state-owned enterprises 

•  Central and local governments, and internal incentives

•  Regulations and internet platforms

•  Roles of the government and market in pursuit of carbon neutrality


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (to be invited)

Eric Maskin, 2007 Nobel Laureate, Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard University.

Dani Rodrik, the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, President of International Economic Association (IEA)