Defence and Security Economics Workshop

2024 Defence & Security Economics Workshop

The 19th annual Defence & Security Economics Workshop will be held on Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1, 2024 at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.  All papers in defence and security economics will be considered.  This will be an in-person only conference.


This year’s conference will feature a keynote presentation on economic sanctions given by Dr. Sandeep Baliga from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, followed by a panel discussion on the same topic.


If you are interested in presenting a paper, please submit an abstract to or directly to one of our organizers listed below. The deadline for submission is June 30th, 2024.


Future updates about the workshop will be posted to our website at


Please feel free to circulate the announcement to any colleagues you think might be interested.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the conference organizers.  We hope to see you there!


Ugurhan G. Berkok (Royal Military College and Queen’s University)



Ryan Compton (University of Manitoba) (


Elise Critoph (Concordia University) (


Dane Rowlands (Carleton University) (


Karl Skogstad (Lakehead University) (


Binyam Solomon (Carleton University) (

2024 Bordeaux Workshop on Defence Economics

The conference program is now available!

The workshop takes place at the University of Bordeaux (France)  June 13-14, 2024. It is organised in partnership with the chairs “Defence and Aerospace” (Sciences Po Bordeaux/University of Bordeaux) and “Defence Economics” (Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, Paris). Keith Hartley, Emeritus Professor at University of York, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker.

For more on this workshop please contact one of the organizers:

Jean Belin (University of Bordeaux;

Renaud Bellais (Grenoble Alps University;

Ugurhan Berkok (Royal Military College of Canada & Queen’s University at Kingston; and )