The Congress of Economics Students, initiated by Ege University for the first time in our country and organized regularly for 20 years, has been taken as precedent and expanded its scope to be the biggest congress in this area.
The congress, run by Genç Ekonomistler from our university community, is also a trademarked work. In order to have the organization become a brand of our university, the community management has taken the trademark patents for 10 years with its own opportunities. The congress is held in the name of “Genç Ekonomistler” in order to ensure continuity of the congress over the years and to continue to actively work in the community which has achieved many successes with the university through academic activities. It is also the most comprehensive work in the social sciences field with the participation of undergraduate and graduate in the congress content.
In this context, the first congress held in 2018; It was realized with a total of 86 participants and 78 extraterrestrial listeners participating with 64 papers. With the participation of students enrolled in our university, a total of 563 participants (with registration information taken) were successfully completed. In addition, by aiming the congress academy and business world to be intertwined; The presentations also included business people’s evaluations. At this point, the participation of 17 business people was ensured and an interactive session was created. Also Dr. Yaşar Erdinç, Mert Yılmaz, Beste Naz Köksal, Prof. Metin Sarfati, Prof. Derya Güler Aydın and Prof. Yaşar Uysal participated in the congress as an invited speaker.
In the second congress held in 2019; It was realized with a total of 88 participants and 96 extraterrestrial listeners participating with 56 papers. With the participation of students enrolled in our university, a total of 604 participants (with registration information taken) were successfully completed. In addition, the business world continued its active role with the participation of 12 business people in the congress. Also Prof. Veysel Ulusoy and Asst. Prof. Erhan İşcan participated in the congress as an invited speaker.
In the congress held for the third time in 2020; out of 117 abstracts, 83 were accepted and 56 full texts were received. In the congress, whose date was postponed due to the pandemic, 25 full texts were attended and it was broadcast online via Zoom/YouTube. These broadcasts were followed live by 1318 people (the highest number in the live broadcast process). In addition, Prof. Hasan Kazdağlı, Asst. Prof. Caner Özdurak and Beste Naz Süllü took part in the congress as invited speakers.
In the congress held for the 4th time in 2021; out of 118 abstracts, 68 were accepted and 27 full texts were received. Within the scope of the congress, sessions were held in panel format on 5 special themes with 20 academicians who are members of the Advisory Committee on May 19, 2021, in order to be a scientific holiday festival. In the congress, 27 papers were presented in 7 separate sessions by 32 different participants. Our congress was broadcast live online on Zoom/YouTube for 3 days due to the pandemic. These broadcasts were followed live by 5181 people (live broadcast viewers). Also, Prof. Ufuk Akçigit, Assoc. Dr. Evren Celik Wiltse, Dr. Mahfi Eğilmez and Dr. Atilla Yeşilada was an invited speaker.