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leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

World KLEMS conference

The seventh conference of World KLEMS will be held on 12-13 October 2022 at the University of Manchester, hosted by The Productivity Institute at the Alliance Manchester Business School. The conference will host about 100 participants, 4 plenary sessions and 12-18 parallel sessions, an opening keynote and a dinner speech, accommodating between 60 and 80 papers.

Currently this conference is slated as an in-person event, starting with an evening reception on October 11th and finishing with a farewell reception in the late afternoon of October 13.

The deadline for paper proposals is 10 March 2022, and a preliminary programme will be announced on 24 March 2022. The deadline for the submission of the paper for the conference is 15 September 2022. You can now pre-register for the conference and submit a paper proposal or session through the World KLEMS website.


  • 12 October 2022 - 13 October 2022


  • All Day