DEA2017: 15th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, Prague in the Czech Republic, on June 26 to 29, 2017


Call for Papers

The organizers of the 15th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis have the great pleasure of inviting you to participate in the DEA2017 Conference to be held at University of Economics, Prague in the Czech Republic, on June 26 to 29, 2017.
The University of Economics, Prague (also called Prague School of Economics) is the leading economics and business-oriented public university in the Czech Republic. It is the largest and most selective university in the fields of economics, business and information technologies in the Czech Republic with almost 20,000 students in its bachelors, masters and doctoral programmes, and considered a top business school in Central Europe.

In the beautiful city of Prague, DEA2017 plans to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in the development of the DEA methodology and its applications to performance management in both public and private sectors. Theoretical and empirical papers on DEA and related fields in efficiency and productivity analysis as well as performance measurement are invited.

Preliminary Program
June 26           Pre-Conference Workshops  +  Welcome Reception
June 27           Opening Ceremony  +  Full Day Conference + Gala Dinner
June 28           Half Day Conference  +  Half Day Tour  +  Optional Dinner
June 29           Full Day Conference  +  Closing Ceremony
June 30           Optional Tour

In addition to paper presentation sessions, panel discussions and keynote speech sessions, the DEA2017 provides a series of tutorials on the pre-conference day.

We are also honored to announce a special issue of The Data Envelopment Analysis Journaldevoted to selected papers presented at the conference.

More information about scientific and social programs as well as paper submission can be found at

We look forward to meeting you at the DEA2017 Conference in in Prague, Czech Republic.

With warm regards,

Josef Jablonsky, University of Economics, Prague (chair)
Mehdi Toloo, Technical University Ostrava (co-chair)TRU
Rajiv Banker, Temple University, USA
Ali Emrouznejad, Aston University, UKiDEAs