International Conference on Finance and Economic Policy (ICOFEP) 5th edition

New Economy in the post-pandemic period
October 21st-22nd, 2021, on-line
Organizer: Poznań University of Economics and Business
Major Partner: European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy
University’s Partner: Bucharest University of Economic Studies

The main aim of the conference is to share knowledge and expertise in the wide areas of New Economy functioning in the context of COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences. The fifth edition of ICOFEP will be divided into three major tracks: economics, finance and management.
Conference main topics include, but are not limited to:


  • New Economy and its manifestations
  • Recovery after pandemic
  • New market models and new consumption models in the digitalized world
  • Labour markets in the post-pandemic world
  • Challenges for the governments and supervisors resulting from pandemic
  • New patterns of globalization
  • Remote education – problem or a chance?
  • Digitalization and Big Tech in the face of pandemic
  • Reconfiguration of global value chains and supply chains in the post-covid era
  • Challenges for the theory of economics resulting from the pandemic period and following digitalization?
  • Finance
  • Architecture of financial systems and financial supervision
  • Sustainable finance after the pandemic
  • New patterns and frameworks and for the financial institutions resulting from the pandemic period
  • Cryptocurrencies – safe havens, future money or virtual casino?
  • New forms and methods of payments
  • The impact of the COVID-19 on risk management in financial institutions
  • Cybersecurity in financial institutions
  • Disintermediation or growth of digital banks
  • Robo advising and machine learning in finance
  • The impact of the COVID pandemic on managerial processes, e.g. production, logistics, marketing activities
  • New digital business models and business strategies
  • Changes in consumer behavior due to digitalization and Covid-19 pandemic
  • Digital media, communication, value appropriation and customer collaboration
  • Collaboration in the pandemic and post-pandemic era – the role of digitalization in business and social relationships
  • Sources of competitive advantage in the New Economy
  • Sources and constraints of firms’ appropriated value in post-pandemic ecosystems
  • Internationalization of firms – new business strategies and theoretical explanations in the New Economy

  1. Abstract submission – June 30, 2021
  2. Abstract acceptance – July 15, 2021
  3. Full papers submission – September 10th 2021
  4. Registration – October 1, 2021
  5. Conference – October 21st-22nd, 2021
Please submit your paper to:
(publication guidelines can be found on Conference website)
Publication opportunities

Selected papers will be considered for publication in:
  • the monograph published by Routledge
  • “Review of Evolutionary Political Economy”
  • “Economics and Business Review”

Registration fees:
Conference fee (online) – 50 EUR (excluding participants from Poznań University of Economics and Business, Bucharest University of Economic Studies and members of EAEPE)

Conference website: