Call for papers


June 20-21, 2018
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


Important dates:

  • December 1, 2017: Opening of the submission procedure
  • March 12, 2018: Submission deadline (Full papers only)
  • April 15, 2018: Notification of acceptance/rejection
  • May 1, 2018: Early bird registration deadline (speakers must register by this date to be included in the programme)


Functional Areas:

  • Asset pricing and hedging
  • Contract securitisation and derivative structuring
  •  Risk measurements and management
  •  Asset management and portfolio allocation
  •  Trading strategies and operations
  •  Macro market analysis and microstructure
  •  Corporate finance of producers and end consumers
  •  Long-term investment financing
  •  Regulation (EMIR, REMIT, MIFID, Dodd-Frank)
  •  Quantitative financial modeling
  •  Econometric analysis and statistics
  •  Physical operations management
  •  Real options and physical asset valuation
  •  Decision theory


  •  Conventional fossil energy: oil, gas, refined products
  •  Electricity
  •  Metals: precious, base, ferrous, specialist non-ferrous, rare
  •  Agriculturals: softs, grains and seeds, livestock
  •  Renewable energy sources
  •  Commoditized services (e.g., CO2 allowances, shipping freights)
  •  Weather-linked securities
  • Currencies and cryptocurrencies

Submission procedure

Please send completed manuscripts only (abstracts or extended abstracts will not be considered).
Submission link via EasyChair will be available on this page on December 1, 2017

Commodity and Energy Markets Association: General Assembly

The purpose of the newly founded Commodity and Energy Markets Association is to promote the research in all applications  of Economics and Finance to commodity markets as well as the interaction  between academic and commercial experts to establish a succesful playing field in the area of Commodity and Energy Markets. 
The next general assembly will take place on June 21, 2018 in Rome.​

Conference Fees

  Academics Non Academics Full-time student
  CEMA Member Non CEMA Member CEMA Member Non CEMA Member CEMA Member Non CEMA Member
Early bird (by May 1) 250 EUR 300 EUR 400 EUR 450 EUR Free of charge 50 EUR
Standard (after May 1) 350 EUR 400 EUR 450 EUR 500 EUR 100 EUR 150 EUR


Please click here to become a member of CEMA

Organising Committee

Rita D’Ecclesia, Andrea Roncoroni

Further Information:

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