The 11th Annual Meeting of the International Water Resource Economics Consortium (IWREC) will be hosted by the World Bank in Washington, DC on September 7-9, 2014. The overall theme of the meeting will be “Efficiency and Water Conservation: Methodologies and Case Studies.”
Submissions of papers are now being accepted on the following topics:
- Water and economic growth
- Residential water efficiency and conservation
- Integration of water for energy and energy for water
- Agricultural water productivity versus efficiency and conservation
- Water reuse and recycling
- Climate change and efficiency of water supply and use
Within these topics, papers with a focus on water pricing, the environment, health, and/or poverty linkages are encouraged. The papers should be policy-oriented and analytically rigorous.
The Annual Meeting will begin with a reception in the evening of September 7, 2014, and span over two full days with 6-7 sessions and 1-2 panel discussions on September 8-9, 2014. One of the sessions will be dedicated to papers reflecting the work of Dr. Robert A. Young, professor emeritus of Colorado State University, who passed away recently.
February 28, 2014: Papers due
March 31, 2014: Decision sent to authors (accept, revise and resubmit, reject)
April 30, 2011: Final papers due
May 31, 2014: Final decision on papers
Please submit papers to IWREC2014@worldbank.org. Papers should be no longer than twelve text pages (not including reference list, tables, and graphics). All text should be in 12-point Times New Roman font, with 1.5 line-spacing and 1” margins on all sides. The Organizing Committee will consider only papers submitted by members of IWREC. To become an IWREC member, please send a request by email to email@example.com with “Joining IWREC” in the subject line. There is no IWREC membership fee.
The Organizing Committee is considering publication plans for a special journal issue and/or an edited book.
For more information on IWREC, visit http://wspc.ucr.edu/iwrec/home.html