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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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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Summary of the 5th InsTED Workshop at Syracuse University

We would like to thank The Department of Economics and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, for hosting and sponsoring the 5th InsTED Workshop.  We are also grateful for sponsorship and organizational support from the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, as well as sponsorship from the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC) and the University of Exeter Business School.  The workshop took place at the Maxwell School from May 15th-16th 2018.  Special thanks go to Kristy Buzard and Devashish Mitra as joint chairs of the local organizing committee, and Juanita Horan for her extremely helpful interactions with everyone.… read more ...

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 ...

ITSG (Italian Trade Study Group) – Lecce 2018

The next meeting of the “ITSG – Italian Trade Study Group” will be organised by University of Salento and Fondazione Manlio Masi on May 10-11 2018.

The Scientific Committee of this meeting includes:
​Andrea Ciani (University of Düsseldorf), Francesco di Comite (European Commission), Giulia Felice (Politecnico di Milano), Giorgia Giovannetti (Università di Firenze); Antonella Nocco (Università del Salento); Gianluca Orefice (CEPII Paris); Luca Salvatici (Università degli Studi Roma Tre), Lucia Tajoli (Politecnico di Milano)
​ and Federico Trionfetti (Aix-Marseille University).… read more ...