Special Issue “New Institutional Economics”

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

It has been twenty years since Ronald Coase claimed, in the proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, that “When the majority of economists have changed, mainstream economists will acknowledge the importance of examining the economic system in the way [of new institutional economics] and will claim that they knew it all along.” Twenty years later, new institutional economics has nearly become a household name among “mainstream economists” and enriched economics by taking the institutional context of economic transactions into account.

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PEDL – 6th Call for MRG Proposals

Sixth Call for Major Research Grant Proposals

Deadline: 31 August 2018

The sixth call for PEDL Major Research Grants (MRGs) is now open!

About PEDL: The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) programme pursues a research agenda that aims to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in lower-income countries. The Initiative supports research related to firms, enterprises, and markets and gives priority to approaches that promise to produce credible research results relevant for policy-making in targeted countries.… read more ...

Sustainability and Development Conference at the University of Michigan (U-M)

November 9-11, 2018
The conference is supported by several U-M departments, as well as the journal, World Development. It will cover a suite of key themes related to sustainability and development, but broadly focuses on the many global efforts to realize the SDGs and to assess the outcomes of SDG interventions. The conference is an opportunity for us to deepen our efforts to understand the breadth and depth of work on the subject and to facilitate collaborative conversation and action around sustainability and development relationships.
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XXVIIIth Annual General Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics; DECEMBER 21st and 22nd , 2018; Department of Economics, Jadavpur University; Kolkata 700032, India

Department of Economics, Jadavpur University invites researchers to submit papers (both theoretical and empirical) for the XXVIIIth Annual Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics. Submissions can pertain to any area of economics.… read more ...

ELSNIT Annual Conference

The Euro-Latin Network on Integration and Trade (ELSNIT) is now accepting submissions of papers examining the relationships between technology and trade along the economic, institutional, political science, and legal dimensions. In particular, submitted papers should address questions such as–but not limited to–the following:

  • Emerging Technologies and Evolving Cross-Border Business Models.
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9th Bari Conference “Economics of Global Interactions: New Perspectives on Trade, Factor Mobility and Development”

The University of Bari “Aldo Moro” is hosting the 9th edition of the conference on the  “Economics of Global Interactions” that will take place in Bari (Italy) 10-11 September 2018.

The conference is co-organized with the Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality, and Rationality (FAIR) at NHH Norwegian School of Economics (Bergen, Norway) and Master E.G.E.I.… read more ...