University of St Andrews,

2-3 September 2019

Welcome to the 10th edition of ESOBE, the largest conference on Bayesian econometrics in Europe attracting international experts working in macro-econometrics, micro-econometrics, finance, and statistical methodology. More information about past editions of ESOBE can be found here:

This year it is going to be the first time ESOBE is hosted in the UK, and we are looking forward to welcoming you to the University of St Andrews, the oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest in the UK. Please feel free to navigate on this website, and if you require more information please contact

Speaker Information

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Monica Billio (Universita Ca' Foscari Venice)

Maria Kalli (University of Kent)

Gael Martin (Monash University)

Haroon Mumtaz (Queen Mary University London)

Davide Pettenuzzo (Brandeis University)

Paper Submission

Find here our latest call for papers: Call_for_papers.pdf

Submit your paper at for consideration in the programme by Tuesday April 30, 2019, at 12pm GMT the latest.

Registration Information

Registration fee is £200 for PhD students, and £300 for everybody else, and includes lunches, coffees and snacks for the duration of the conference, and dinner on Monday 2 September 2019. The fee doesn't cover accommodation and delegates are advised to book this early using the link below (see section "Accommodation Information")


Please register here by 31 May 2019

(after 31st May 2019, registration will be available at an increased fee)

Location Information

Lower College Hall, St Salvator's Quadrangle, North St, St Andrews KY16 9AL , United Kingdom

Accommodation Information

Participants are responsible for their own accommodation. Please note that St Andrews is a very popular holiday destination and hotel prices can be extremely high. We have reserved a limited availability of cheaper accommodation on campus on a first-come, first-serve basis. Details can be found here and bookings at a discounted rate can be made here.

Travel Information

St. Andrews is most easily reached by air via Edinburgh Airport. For a full list of travel options, please see this page:

Visitors holding certain passports require to issue a visa in order to visit the UK. Currently (January 2019), UK in a member of the European Union but it is not part of the Schengen Agreement. This means that European citizens can enter without visa but their passport will be checked at the border. As the so-called Brexit is about to materialize by end of March 2019, we will try to issue updates. However, for most accurate, up-to-date information regarding visas and travel, please visit