5th Commodity Markets Winter Workshop | Call for Papers

Conference dates

28 Jan 2022 - 29 Jan 2022


St. Johan im Pongau (Salzburg), Austria



The 5th Commodity Markets Winter Workshop will take place at St. Johan im Pongau near Salzburg, Austria. It follows on very successful events in Lillehammer (2017), Nantes (2018), Hannover (2019) and Quebec City (2020). The aim of the workshop is to present and discuss high-quality research in all areas of finance and economics related to commodity markets in a stimulating and relaxed atmosphere.


The workshop will take place at Hotel Oberforsthof (https://www.oberforsthof.at/en) in St. Johan im Pongau. The closest Airport is Salzburg. A special conference rate has been negotiated and booking procedures will be send to participants.


The participation fee is € 250 (Full-time PhD students € 150).


We welcome submissions from all areas of economics and finance related to commodity markets, including:
- Micro & macroeconomic analysis of commodity markets
- Portfolio allocation/optimization including commodities
- Pricing, hedging, and risk analysis of commodity derivatives and derivatives portfolios
- Financialization of commodity markets
- The microstructure of commodity markets
- Corporate finance and risk management related to commodity markets
- Econometric/statistical analysis of commodity markets
- Decision models (OR/MS models) applied to the commodity sector
- Real option analysis investigating commodity project investment and production decisions
- Financial market analysis (risk factor models etc.) for commodity markets
- Managerial accounting & economics for commodity related corporations
- Global and regional trade of commodities
- The role of commodity production and consumption for developing countries

Commodity markets in this context include the entire range of commodities, i.e. energy (including electricity and renewables), metals, agricultural products and fish, and also related markets such as markets for shipping and transportation services, emission quotas and weather derivatives.


The deadline for paper submissions is midnight EST September 30, 2021. Papers must be in pdf format. Please submit one version without identifying author information and one full version with such information to the following address:
If you have questions, please contact us via email: prokopczuk@fmt.uni-hannover.de


Marcel Prokopczuk
Leibniz University Hannover
Editor, Journal of Commodity Markets