World KLEMS conference 12-13 October

The seventh conference of World KLEMS will be held on 12-13 October 2022 at the University of Manchester, hosted by The Productivity Institute at the Alliance Manchester Business School. The conference will host about 100 participants, 4 plenary sessions and 12-18 parallel sessions, an opening keynote and a dinner speech, accommodating between 60 and 80 papers.
Currently this conference is slated as an in-person event, starting with an evening reception on October 11th and finishing with a farewell reception in the late afternoon of October 13.

Update 2022 Conference

Date: 25 April 2022
Papers have been selected to be presented at the next WorldKLEMS conference. A preliminary agenda of the conference will be published here by June 1st. Presenters are requested to submit their paper by September 15th at the latest, as each session will have discussants who require an advance copy. Papers can be submitted to

We will follow up this week with final registration information. In the meantime, we recommend you book your hotel accommodation at a preferential rate of £93 per night at the Hyatt Regency Manchester on the UoM campus. This hotel is within walking distance from the conference venues and other dinner places. Rooms have been blocked for nights of 11th, 12th and 13th October. Participants would need to book through the link below using promotional code 254026. Note that a limited number of rooms are available at this rate, therefore please book early if possible.

Please let us know if you have questions at
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Manchester in October.

Programming committee

  • Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University (Honorary Chair)
  • Bart van Ark, University of Manchester (Conference Chair 2022)
  • Barbara M. Fraumeni, Central University for Economics and Finance, Beijing
  • Andre Hofman, University of Santiago
  • Paul Schreyer, OECD
  • Erich Strassner, Bureau of Economic Analysis
  • Lucy Eldridge, Bureau of Labour Statistics
  • Rebecca Riley, King’s College London
  • Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, Luiss, Rome
  • Matilde Mas, IVIE, University of Valencia
  • Abdul Erumban, University of Groningen
  • Khuong Vu, National University Singapore
  • Mun Ho, Harvard-China Project
  • Tsutomu Miyagawa, RIETI, Gakushuin University
  • Vanessa Alviarez, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Organizing committee

  • Bart van Ark, University of Manchester - Conference chair 2022
  • Trina Ott, Harvard University - Participant management and programming
  • Reitze Gouma, University of Groningen - Registration, website and online services
  • Michael Livesey, University of Manchester - Manchester logistics
  • Contact

    Questions regarding the conference can be sent to: