The International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP) gathers scholars dedicated to exploring the economics of democratic and participatory organizations, such as labormanaged firms, cooperatives and firms with broadbased employee shareownership, profit sharing and worker participation schemes, as well as democratic nonprofit, community and social enterprises. The IAFEP Conferences, which take place every two years, provide an international forum for presentations and discussions of current research on the economics of participation.


The 2024 IAFEP Conference will take place at

Naples, Italy

University of Naples Federico II

Department of Political Sciences

10-12 July 2024

For registration and payment please visit the following link:

Important dates:

Registration deadline: 01/07/2024

Complete draft submission: 15/06/2024


Download the Call for papers (Deadline Extended to 30 April 2024)

Download the First draft of the program


The organizing committee, led by Marina Albanese, can be reached for submissions at Please submit abstracts, not exceeding 1000 words and written in English, via email to this address by April 30, 2024.

Exciting Announcement: Conference Outing on July 13th!

We are thrilled to announce an exciting addition to our conference agenda! On July 13th, we will be organizing a special outing to enhance your conference experience. This outing promises to be a fantastic opportunity for networking, relaxation, and exploration.

We will be sharing information about the destination, itinerary, and any necessary logistics in the coming weeks.

Save the Date: Social Dinner on July 11th!

We’re delighted to announce that the social dinner will take place on July 11th! This evening promises to be a wonderful opportunity to unwind, connect with fellow attendees, and enjoy delicious food in a relaxed atmosphere. The fee is 50€. For more details about payment visit


Naples is a bustling city with a high demand for affordable accommodation year-round. To ensure a smooth experience during IAFEP, we recommend booking your stay well ahead of time. To assist you with this, here is a list of recommended facilities. When making reservations at the hotels partnered, please specify that you are attending the IAFEP Conference organized by the University of Naples Federico II, July 10-12, 2024.

Partnered Hotels

Hotel Royal Continental ****
Hotel Royal Continental Royal Group Hotels & Resorts
Via Partenope 38/44 – 80121 Napoli
+39 0817644621

Mercure Napoli Angioino Centro SL ****
Via A. Depretis 123,
80133 Napoli
+39 0814910330

Santa Chiara inn ****
B&B Napoli Centro
Vico Luigi Volpicelli, 20
80134 Napoli 
Tel. +39 081 3591635
Mobile: +39 348 8883477

Grand Hotel Oriente ****
Via Diaz, 44
80134 Napoli
Tel. 0815512133

Hotel Naples ****
Corso Umberto 1
80134 Napoli
Tel. +390815517055

Costantinopoli 104 ****
Via S. M. di Costantinopoli, 104
80134 Napoli (NA) – ITALY
Tel. +39 0815571035

B&B Cappella Vecchia ***
Vicolo S.M. a Cappella Vecchia 11
Piazza dei Martiri
80121 Napoli
Tel. +390812405117

Platamon B&B ***

Via Chiatamone, 55
80121 Napoli

Maison Degas – Dimora De Charme ***
Calata Trinità Maggiore 53, (presso Piazza del Gesù Nuovo)
80134 Napoli
Tel. +39 0810608252

Filomena suite *** Umberto I, 237
80138 Napoli NA


Reccomended Hotels

Grand Hotel Parker’s *****L
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 135
80121, Napoli

Grand Hotel Vesuvio *****
Via Partenope, 45
80134, Napoli

The Britannique Naples *****
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 133
80121, Napoli

Palazzo Salgar ****
Via Nuova Marina, 120
Porto di Napoli Molo Beverello

Renaissance Naples Hotel Mediterraneo ****
Via Ponte di Tappia, 25
80133 Napoli

NH Ambassador ****
Via Medina, 6P

Eurostars Hotel Excelsior ****
Via Caracciolo, 4
80134, Napoli

 Albergo del golfo ***
Via Sedile di Porto,23
80134 Napoli

Schilizzi Hotel ***
Via Matteo Schilizzi 16
80134 Napoli

B&B Univercity ***
Corso Umberto I, 34
80138 Napoli

Hotel Airone ***
Via del Cerriglio, 10
80134 Napoli

Hotel Nunù ***
Corso Umberto I, 58

Grand Hotel Santa Lucia ***
Via Partenope, 40
80134, Napoli



To reach the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Naples Federico II, Via Leopoldo Rodinò 22, there are different options available depending on the arrival:

From Capodichino Airport:

Taxi: Upon exiting the airport, taxi services are readily available to take you directly to Via Leopoldo Rodinò 22. The average travel time is approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Alibus and Metro: For a more budget-friendly option, consider taking the Alibus service, which will transport you to Napoli Garibaldi Central Station. From there, you can board Line 1 of the metro towards Piscinola and alight at the Università station. Via Leopoldo Rodinò 22 is within walking distance from there.

From Napoli Garibaldi Central Station:

Metro: Exit the station and head to the metro station. Take Line 1 towards Piscinola and disembark at the Università station. From there, Via Leopoldo Rodinò 22 is just a short walk away.
Taxi: Alternatively, taxis are available outside the station to provide direct transportation to Via Leopoldo Rodinò 22 for those seeking a more convenient option.

Arriving by car from the E45 Highway:

If you’re arriving by car from the E45 highway, take the exit for Napoli Centro. Follow the signs towards the city center until you reach Via Gianturco. Continue on Via Gianturco and turn left onto Corso Umberto I. Go straight, and after approximately 1.5 kilometers, you reach Via Leopoldo Rodinò on the right, where the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Naples Federico II is located at number 22.

Parking: Please note that parking in the city center can be limited. There are public parking lots available nearby, including the one located at Piazza Garibaldi. However, we recommend checking for alternative parking options in advance, especially during peak hours.



 Organizing Committee:

Albanese Marina, Buonocore Maria Nicola, Busato Francesco, Cisco Gianluigi, Varlese Monica, Villani Salvatore