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IDHEAS Workshop

Call for Papers

Data Envelopment Analysis as an instrument to support decisions in energy, health and the environment sectors

Date:        5th-6th March 2020

Venue:    Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS), Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna

Room:      Lecture Hall E02

Data Envelopment Analysis has become a widely used instrument for measuring of efficiency and productivity and to support decisions in several areas of economic policy and industry. The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna organises a workshop that aims to bring together researchers applying DEA in the fields of energy, health and the environment to hear about new methods, novel applications and to learn from each other’s approaches and experiences.


The event will be clustered around keynote lectures from three renowned researchers:

  • Finn Førsund, University of Oslo
  • Sverre Kittelsen, University of Oslo
  • Mikuláš Luptáčik, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Submission Details

With this call, we invite researchers to submit abstracts of papers for presentation during the workshop. Accepted papers will be presented in the session and discussed by an invited researcher as well as by the audience. Please note that apart from the abstract, for the accepted contributions a draft paper needs to be submitted in advance (see deadline below).

Abstract submission:

  • Deadline: December 15, 2019
  • Please submit the abstracts to and use the subject “IDHEAS2020”.
  • Including title/abstract (not exceeding 600 words), author(s) and presenter.
  • Submissions by advanced PhD students are particularly encouraged.

Key Dates

Submission deadline: December 15, 2019

Date of Notification: January 8, 2020

Deadline for submission of paper: January 31, 2020

Registration deadline: January 31, 2020

Participation is free, travel costs must be borne by participants