Nottingham Centre for Research on
Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)

Dynamics, Economic Growth and International Trade DEGIT XXI Conference

1-2 September 2016 

Venue: Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park

Host: School of Economics, University of Nottingham; Nottingham Centre for Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP)


Download the FINAL conference programme (31st August) (.pdf)

List of Participants (.pdf)

Pre-conference informal dinner Wednesday 31st August.  Thank you to those who responded to the invitation to attend a pre-conference informal dinner.  Please meet at your chosen venue at 7pm. 

The Cumin Indian Restaurant, Maid Marion Way, Nottingham City Centre.  £20 each, set menu. (Organiser Alejandro Riano)

The Mandarin Restaurant, 42 Belward Street, Hockley Mill, Nottingham, NG1 1JZ. (Organiser Zhihong Yu)

Download the Call For Papers

Organising Committee: Holger Breinlich, Paolo Epifani, Giovanni Facchini, Giammario Impullitti, Richard Kneller, Omar Licandro, Chris Milner, Alejandro Riaño, Richard Upward (University of Nottingham and GEP);
Bjarne S. Jensen (University of Southern Denmark)

Scientific Committee

Online Registration is now open and will close 15 June 2016. The non-refundable registration fee is £200. 

Local information


The Orchard Hotel -  conveniently located on University Park Campus, Nottingham, NG72RJ. There is a special conference rate with limited availability, issued on a first-come-first-served basis. Booking at the conference rate closes 29 July.  Quote "DEGIT" and telephone + 44 (0)115 876 0900, 8am-6pm Mon-Friday, or email

Travelodge Wollaton Park Hotel - Derby Road, Wollaton Vale, Nottingham, NG8 2NR. Telephone 0871 559 1835. Value hotel-chain located 15-20 minutes walk from Campus. 

The Walton (Tarry Boutique Hotel) - 2 North Road, The Park Estate, Nottingham, NG7 1AG  Buses to University Park Campus or ten minutes by taxi. Online and telephone booking +44 (0) 115 947 5215 

Holiday Inn (Castle Marina) - Castle Bridge Road Castle Marina Park Nottingham, NG7 1GX. Telephone + 44 (0) 115 993 5000. 20 minutes walk to the city-centre, ten minutes by taxi to Campus. Online booking.

Premier Inn (Castle Marina) - Castle Marina Park, Castle Bridge Road, Nottingham, NG7 1GX. Telephone 0871 527 8844. 20 minutes walk to the city-centre, ten minutes by taxi to Campus. Online booking.

There are numerous hotels located within the city-centre and more information about visitor accommodation can be found on the University of Nottingham's website.

How to Get Here 

Flights: East Midlands Airport is the nearest to Nottingham with links by bus or taxi to the University of Nottingham. A larger choice of flights is available to Birmingham International Airport and Manchester Airport. Both these airports link by train with Nottingham city-centre.                      

Trains: Information about different types of train tickets is available from National Rail. Train tickets are usually cheaper if purchased in advance. The Train Line provides useful information about buying UK train tickets from overseas.                     

For flights arriving at London airports, the train to Nottingham departs from London St Pancras Railway Station.                       

The University Park Campus is four miles out of the city-centre and can easily be reached by bus or taxi.                      

More  information about how to reach Nottingham can be found on the University's website.     

Taxis: Cable Cars:  0115 922 9229 or DG Cars: 0115 9500500 online booking.

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Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD