Eighth Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics


SIdE is pleased to announce that next edition of the Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics (ICEEE) will be held in 2019 at the Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods, University of Salento, Lecce.

Economists, statisticians and econometricians are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of econometrics and empirical economics for presentation at the Congress.


Invited speakers:


President of the Local Organizing Committee:
Camilla Mastromarco

President of the Program Committee:
Enrico Rettore


Submission of papers:

Papers can be submitted from June 1, 2018 (with a limit of one paper per submitter). The deadline for submission is September 30, 2018. The decision notification date is November 20, 2018.


Looking forward to seeing you in Lecce for ICEEE2019!!


Travel Information

By plane

The airport closest to the conference venue is Brindisi, at 30 minutes driving distance from Lecce; taxis and shuttles are available just outside the airport.

- Taxi service from airport costs € 50-60.

Air Shuttle: a direct transportation service (by  an 8 seats vehicle) from Brindisi airport to Lecce (and vice versa). A one way ticket costs € 20. You can book in advance calling "Crusi Viaggi" (Tel: +39 0832/305522) or through the on-line booking service:

The Air Shuttle bring you directly to the hotel or to the workshop venue. 

- SITA Airport shuttle-bus  services connect the airport of Brindisi to Lecce, at the cost of  € 7.

Timetable available at:  pugliairbus.aeroportidipuglia.it

SITA Airport shuttle-bus arrives at ex Foro Boario, piazza Carmelo Bene, Lecce. From here to your hotel you can take the public bus or taxi: Public bus NFB line (timetable)

Taxi rides within Lecce cost € 10. For booking cabs, call: Salento Radio taxi (0039) 0832/2240

Alternatively, you may fly to Bari Palese airport and reach Lecce by train in approximately 2 hours. The train station can be reached from the airport by taxi (fixed price € 20) or shuttle. Check shuttles timetable Trains timetable

It is also possible to take Pugliairbus shuttles to Brindisi airport, from where buses to Lecce are available, see timetable

By train

Train trip options from any Italian city to Lecce central station are available at: http://www.trenitalia.com/

From the station to the conference venue : public bus 27. 

By car

To reach Lecce by car from Rome follow A1 highway, direction Naples, and then follow A16 or A14, direction Bari. Meanwhile, to reach Lecce by car from Milano is follow A14 highway, direction Bari. Then to reach Lecce from Bari, for both routes, is necessary to follow main road 379, direction Lecce. 


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