6th InsTED Workshop on “Advances in Institutions, Trade and Economic Development”

The workshop will take place at the University of Nottingham, UK, September 20th-22nd, 2019. Sponsorship by the School of Economics, University of Nottingham, is gratefully acknowledged.

Keynote speakers:

Robin Burgess (London School of Economics)

Giovanni Maggi (Yale University)

We invite submissions at the intersection or union of institutions, international trade and economic development.… read more ...

Call for Papers: 14th Australasian Trade Workshop School of Economics, Finance and Marketing RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

23 – 24 March (Sat – Sun), 2019

The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University will host the 14th Australasian Trade Workshop (ATW) on 23-24 March 2019. We are pleased to announce that the keynote speakers for this year will be John McLaren (Virginia) and Emanuel Ornelas (Sao Paulo).… read more ...

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 ...