The proceedings of the 2016 ICODECON are available (click here)

The 2016 ICODECON special issue of IJBESAR  is available (click here)

9 papers are accepted for publication in scientific journals - partners to ICODECON and 4 other papers are under peer review for publication.

Young scientist’s Award for best scientific research.


The ICODECON wanting to give voice to young scientists has established the Award for best scientific research. The students, graduate students and doctoral candidates who have submitted their work in the ICODECON 2015 alone or in collaboration with each other have the right in the evaluation for the Award.

The conference participants submitted 12 papers for the  Young scientist’s Award for best scientific research. The papers have been evaluated by academics (professors in relevant fields), members of the scientific committee of The Conference, based on specific criteria: originality of research, contribution to development, direct application (by companies or by the State), and boosting competitiveness.

In particular, the specific criteria for the evaluation, as stated by the scientific committee are:

  • structure, cohesion and style of the text  (10%, )
  • Completeness and in depth analysis (15%)
  • use of the appropriate bibliographical sources(20%)
  • originality of research (20%),
  • contribution to development and/or boosting competitiveness.20%),
  • direct application (by companies or by the State) (15%).

The award winning papers are the following.

1 prize: In Search of Fiscal Space in Africa: the Role of the Quality of Government Spending, by Djedje Hermann YOHOU

2nd prize: The institutional reforms in the EU and the new financial mechanisms in the Eurozone after the debt crisis, by Psychalis M.

3rd prize: The effects of endorsement sources towards perceived credibility. The role of need for cognition, by Cara C & Tocila T.

 The organizing Committee of the Conference would like to thank all the students, post graduate students and phd candidates who submitted their work to be evaluated for the Award for best scientific research and wish them all the best for their studies and success in the accomplishment of their professional goals.

Congratulations to the authors of the three papers!

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