About the Conference TaPAPF

25th International Conference


17 and 18 April 2020

About the conference 

The main thematic focus of the conference is on public finance, public sector economics and public policies. The conference “Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Public Finance” has been held annually in March/April since 1996.

The conference is organised by the University of Economics, Prague, Faculty of Finance and Accounting in a collaboration with the Association of Public Economics (participants are Czech and Slovak university-based expert institutes). The conference is attended primarily by researchers and PhD students from the Czech and Slovak universities. However, also decision-makers from central government bodies attend regularly. On a smaller scale researchers and practitioners from neighbouring and other countries – notably Hungary, Slovenia and Poland – participate. The conference always includes a plenary section and several thematic sections.

As part of the conference, separate student section for bachelor and master students is being held; however, papers from the student section are not included in the final proceedings.

Two separate proceedings are published in connection with the conference: proceedings of abstracts and proceedings of contributions. Beginning with 2012, the proceedings of contributions is being published exclusively in English.

Conference proceedings for the years 2012-2018 were included in the database Web of Science – CPCI-SSH. 
Conference committee


Alena Vančurová, University of Economics, Prague


Savina Finardi, University of Economics, Prague


Kornélia Beličková, University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia

Bojka Hamerníková, College of Regional Development and Banking Institute – AMBIS, Prague

Beáta Mikušová Meričková, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia

Juraj Nemec, Masaryk University, Brno

Primož Pevcin, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Bruno Sergi, University of Messina, Italy and Harvard University, USA

Leoš Vítek, University of Economics, Prague

Jaroslav Vostatek, University of Finance and Administration, Prague