Partner journals

Peer-reviewed journals World Economy and Policy and Mechanism of Economic Regulation, which sponsors the conference, will welcome the submission of papers.

The International Scientific Journal ‚Mechanism of Economic Regulation‚  reveals current issues in such basic directions as:
  • general economic problems of economic systems functioning;
  • problems of enterprise activity in a market and transition economy;
  • ecological problems of development and environmental economics;
  • problems and prospects of sustainable development achievement;
  • post-industrial society and problems of information society forming.
The journal publishes leading economists, environmentalists, and scientific experts from Austria, Australia, Armenia, Belgium, Great Britain, Ghana, Italy, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, South Africa, the USA, Ukraine, and Switzerland.
Indexing Services: Vernadsky National Library, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory / Ulrichsweb, The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, EconBiz (Virtual Library for Economics and Business Studies).
More information

The journal World Economy and Policy is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and multidimensional academic journal. It offers a Central European perspective of international trends, issues, and challenges that the global and national economy and society face. The key to a better future is to successfully face environmental challenges. Therefore, we welcome original scientific works dealing with the issues of environmental economics and policy. Manuscripts should be submitted at our manuscript submission portal. The status of submitted manuscripts can also be tracked at this portal.



September 15, 2023
Extended deadline October 3, 2023

Paper acceptance confirmation

September 30, 2023
Extended deadline October 9, 2023

Registration of authors of papers (in order to be included in the program)

October 31, 2023

Final versions of abstracts and extended abstracts submission for publishing

October 31, 2023

Registration for other participants

November 20, 2023


November 23-24, 2023

Preliminary program - Day 1 - Room 244 NB and library lounge in SB

8:45 - 9:00 Registration (Room 244 NB)
9:00 Opening
9:05 - 10:20 Session I – Energy and policy (room 244NB)

Chair: Petr Šauer

Exploring Iceland’s ITQ fisheries management: sustainability, economic dynamics, and socio-political controversies
Stefán Bjarni Gunnlaugsson

Environmental regulations and bilateral trade flows: evidence from GMM and dynamic panel threshold analyses
Wahab Bashir Adelowo

10:20 - 10:30 Tea break
10:30 - 11:45 Session II – Economic valuation (room 244NB)

Chair: Petr Šauer

Identifying gaps in the application of the subjective wellbeing valuation method in environmental economics
Brenda Denise Dorpalen

The economic value of Chobe National Park: A choice experiments analysis
Kgomotso Montsi, Edwin Muchapondwa, Herbert Ntuli

Consumers willingness to consume insects as food: a study in Turkiye
Ali Caglar Uzun

After the program, the conference will change location from 244 NB and will take a place in library lounge in SB for the rest of the day.

11:45-12:00 Moving to Library Club (located next to the entrance of the library in Žižkov campus Old Building - SB)
12:00 - 13:00 Time for Lunch (Refreshment served in the Library Club)
13:00 - 14:00 Keynote lecture 1 (Room: Library Club)

Chair: Jiří Hlaváček

Role of research in supporting decision making in environmental policy.
Miroslav Havránek, Charles University Environmental Center; CENIA, director

14:00 - 14:15 Tea break
14:15 - 16:00 Session III – Sustainability, biodiversity, and agriculture (Room: Library Club)

Chair: Stefán Bjarni Gunnlaugsson

Incentives for biodiversity conservation under asymmetric land ownership
Qambemeda Nyanghura, Lisa Biber-Freudenberger, Jan Börner

Dynamics of national cattle herd resizing in Portugal: integrative assessment of socioeconomic and environmental impacts
Manuel P. dos Santos, Tiago Domingos, Ricardo Teixeira

The effect of climate change on maize farmers’ productivity in Ondo State, Nigeria: an instrumental variable approach
Seun Boluwatife Ajala, Clarietta Chagwiza, Miroslav Hajek

Money Talks, Green Walks: Does financial inclusion promote green sustainability
in Africa?
Samuel Fiifi Eshun and Evžen Kočenda

16:00 - 16:15 Tea break
16:15 - 17:30 Session IV – Environment, policy, and development (Room: Library Club)

Chair: Manuel P. dos Santos

Energy poverty and fuel stacking: the role of policy instruments in South Africa
Isaac Kwamena Nunoo, Edwin Muchapondwa, Milan Ščasný

Persistent and transient energy efficiency in African countries: estimates and
determinants using a stochastic frontier energy demand approach
Princewill Okwoche, Amin Karimu

17:30-18:00 Publication and extended abstract information (Room: Library Club)

prof. Ing. Petr Šauer, CSc., dr.h.c.

18:00 End of the first day

Day 2 - Room 244 NB

09:50-10:00 Registration (room 244NB)
10:00-12:00 Session IV – Tourism and Environment (room 244NB)

Chair: Binyi Zhang

The effect of environmental degradation on self-reported health: the role of renewable energy consumption
Jüli̇de Yildirim Öcal, Bariş Alpaslan, Aysenur Karakas-Aydinbakar, Akira Hibiki

Economic potential of wind integrated black liquor electrolysis in a carbon constrained world
Himadri Roy Ghatak

Does ‘smart’ always mean ‘sustainable’ and green? Rankings and indicators of intelligent cities and the broad question of sustainability
Agnieszka Domańska, Giuseppe Cirella

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Egg-timer presentations (room 244NB)

Chair: Agnieszka Domańska

Assessing the role of trade uncertainties shocks in determining corporate bond downgrade risk
Gonul Colak, Karel Janda, Binyi Zhang

Analysis of the capacities of hazardous clinical waste management facilities
Jakub Král, Jan Kolář

15:00 - End of the Conference

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Conference Scientific Committee

Prof. Petr Šauer, Prague University of Economics and Business, Faculty of International Relations, Institute of Sustainable Business

Dr. Milan Ščasný, Charles University, Environment Center & Institute of Economic Studies

Dr. Jean-François Auger, Charles University and Prague University of Economics and Business

Assoc. Prof. Miroslav Hájek, University of Life Science, Prague, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences

Prof. Karel Janda, Charles University, Institute of Economic Studies; Prague University of Economics and Business, Faculty of Finance and Accounting

Dr. Zbyněk Dubský, Faculty of International Relations, Prague University of Economics and Business

Dr. Jiří Hlaváček, Faculty of International Relations, Prague University of Economics and Business


prof. Ing. Petr Šauer, CSc., prof. h.c.
prof. Ing. Petr Šauer, CSc., prof. h.c.

Additional information on the scientific issues

Bc. Michaela Jirků
Bc. Michaela Jirků

Organization information



The conference is financially supported by the grant IGS Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics and Business Prague, No. 21/2022. This conference is part of a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 870245.

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