Kategorie: News

Conference: The Life & Legacy of Douglass North, March 2-3, 2018

A conference on the impact of Douglass North’s work on the discipline of economics will take place March 2-3, 2018, at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA. The conference hosts – Lee Alston, John Nye, and Barry Weingast – invite students and scholars to submit a 200-word abstract for consideration on any of 5 conference themes: 1) Cliometrics and Measurement; 2) Relative…

Ronald Coase Institute Workshop open for applications

The Ronald Coase Institute organizes annual workshops for young scholars. These trainings are of very high quality and definitely worthwhile. The next workshop will take place December 10-16, 2017 in Bogota, Colombia. Co-sponsors are the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University and the Universidad de los Andes. Application deadline: September 1, 2017. More information on the Ronald Coase Institute website 

ASNIE scholar André Schlüter hosting a session at the 6th Annual Uruguayan Economic History Congress

The Session „European settler societies: patterns and trajectories in the long run in comparative perspective, 19th and 20th century“ will be held at the 6th URUGUAYAN ECONOMIC HISTORY CONGRESS in Montevideo, Uruguay from 2-4 December 2015. Description: Since the 1960s the historical development patterns of European settler societies have encouraged comparative research in the international arena. The historical knowledge accumulated…

7th International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks

The 7th international conference on ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NETWORKS will be organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of the Western Cape (http://www.uwc.ac.za/faculties/ems) from December 3 – 5, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa. The CALL for PAPERS and conference information are published at: http://emnet.univie.ac.at/emnet-2015/call-for-papers/.

Conference: Tax Justice to Promote Social Justice

The Global Alliance For Tax Justice (GATJ) and the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) have announced a conference to build closer cooperation between professional researchers and tax justice activists. Time & Location Tuesday, 24 February 2015 9.00 to 18.00 University of Vienna Sky Lounge Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 (12th floor), 1090 Vienna, Austria The conference is hosted by…

New Working Paper by Martin Kniepert

Martin Kniepert from the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna has published a new working paper which positions NIE within the macro and micro-economics as it is currently taught by influential textbooks. The working paper is in German language and addresses Austrian students and scholars. Click here for download…

Literature Talk: Institutions and Development on May 8th.

We are glad to announce our first ASNIE literature talk on May 8th from 14.00 – 15.30! Valentin Seidler will present 13 influential articles covering the connection between institutions and economic development. Literature talks address students and scholars, who like to be introduced to the field of new institutional economics. The talks primarily aim at raising interest. That’s why we…

ESNIE 2014: Are you attending?

Please let us know, if you plan to attend the 13th session of  European School on New Institutional Economics (ESNIE) which will take place in Corsica from May 19th to Friday May 23th. If you plan to attend, please drop us a line (r.schoellhammer(at)uky.edu). Thanks.

EARIE 2014 in Milan: Are you attending?

Submission of papers closed on March 15th for the 41st Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE). If you plan to attend or if you have submitted a paper in the field of institutions or TCE please let us know so that we can inform other Austrian scholars. Emails to r.schoellhammer(at)uky.edu. Thank you!

Inaugural session of ASNIE: Strong interest

The inaugural session of ASNIE on March 12th was met with strong interest by scholars and students from Austria, Hungary and Poland. The Alois Wagner Hall at the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (OEFSE) provided a perfect setting for discussions and getting to know each other. We agreed to offer services to students such as reading lists and support…

Journal of International Business Studies: Special issue on institutional voids (open until Oct 20th)

The Journal of International Business Studies has announced a call for a special issue on „International business responses to institutional voids“. The notion of institutional voids relates to underdeveloped capital markets, infrastructure, intermediary markets, regulatory systems, contract-enforcing mechanisms or other institutions. Call for papers is open until Oct 20th 2014. Contact Robert.Kudlak(at)wu.ac.at if you are interested in submitting.

ASNIE workshop in Vienna March 12th

We are proud to announce our first workshop in Vienna! The workshop is open for all Austrian scholars and students interested in institutional economics. Spoken language will be German. Time:  March 12th , 14.00 to 17.00 Location: C3 Centrum für Internationale Entwicklung, 1090 Wien, Sensengasse 3: Meeting room Alois Wagner Saal. This is close to the University Campus (Altes AKH)…

ESNIE call for papers (open until March 10th)

The 13th session of  European School on New Institutional Economics (ESNIE) will take place in Corsica from May 19th to Friday May 23th. Call for papers is open now until March 10th. We are interested to know where Austrian scholars present. If you plan to attend, please drop us a line (r.schoellhammer(at)uky.edu). Thanks.

WINIR call for papers (open until Feb 28th)

The inaugural WINIR (World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research) conference will be held on the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, UK. Abstract submissions (400 words max.) from any discipline are welcome. All submissions must be explicitly about institutions (or organisations), and/or address institutional thought. Deadline for the submission of your abstract is February 28th. Please…

Call for papers 2014 EHA meeting (closed)

Annual Meeting of the Economic History Association (EHA), in Columbus, Ohio, September 12-14, 2014. The 2014 Annual Meeting of the EHA has a focus on Political Economy and Economic History. The Program Committee (among others John Wallis, University of Maryland, as chair) welcomes submissions on all subjects in economic history, though some preference will be given to papers that specifically…