First ECOEI was organized under the theme “European Congress on Economic Issues: Unregistered “Youth” Employment: Impacts, Policies, Remedies, and Local Practices” was held from 30 March to 1 April 2017 in İzmit/Kocaeli.
The ECOEI 2017 was organized as part of the European Union Project, carried out under the Grant Scheme for Promoting Registered Employment Program. The Project was being implemented jointly by the European Union, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Turkey and University of Kocaeli.
The conference comprised of many different sessions, during which researchers from around the world presented their research findings. They were: Youth Employment, Immigration and Labor, Shadow Economy, Economic Growth and Finance, Taxation and Finance, Labor Market, Empirical Models, Labor Economics, International Trade, Welfare Economics, Finance, Growth and Employment, Human Capital and Industrilization, Social Capital and Environment, Income Inequlality, Economic History, Tax, Macroeconomics, Immigration Economics, Energy Economics, Health, Environment and Finance in Economics.
First ECOEI provided a solid platform for over 290 researchers from 30 countries to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform.
Second ECOEI was organized by Kocaeli University, with the collaboration of the University of Girne American University, University of Dabrowa Gornicza, Utena University of Applied Sciences, Rauf Denktas University as Academic Partners and Mayor of Kartepe Municipality as Cooperation Partner. The conference was held on the 16th November and 18th of November in 2017 at the Kocaeli University in Kocaeli, Turkey.
Second ECOEI focused on the question of “New Trends in Economics”, narrowed down to Energy and Environment, Migration, Health, Agriculture, Islamic Economics, Shadow Economy, Information Economics, Construction and Tourism. The main purpose of this conference was to discuss these issues from different economic perspectives with the participation of academics, professionals, specialists, practitioners from the field and NGOs as well as bureaucrats dealing with unregistered employment. Second ECOEI provided a prominent platform for over 180 researchers from 18 countries to share their research findings and to provide effective solutions for new challenge.