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2017 Annual International Workshop on Economic Analysis of Institutions at Xiamen University, China
Xiamen University's fifth annual international workshop on economic analysis of institutions will be held May 20-21 on the campus. It is co-organized by the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Chow Center for Economic Research, and the School of Economics, Xiamen University. See details. The deadline to submit papers is March 15, 2017. Submit here.

2017 Workshop of Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University, China
The Center for New Structural Economics at Beijing University will hold an academic workshop, The Market, the State, and the Economy: What Do We Learn from China? on June 3, 2017. The workshop is co-sponsored by Man and the Economy, the journal of the Coase Society. The deadline to submit proposals is March 15, 2017. See details.

2017 SIOE Annual Conference, Columbia University, New York City, USA
The Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (formerly known as ISNIE) will hold its 21st annual conference on June 23-25, 2017 at Columbia University, New York, USA. The deadline to submit proposals has passed. See details.

2017 Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis, Moscow Region, Russia
The Center for Institutional Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics, will hold its annnual summer school RSSIA on institutional analysis July 1-7, 2017. The deadline for applications is March 20, 2017. See details.


Research Post-Docs at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, is hiring for several post-doc research positions. Research fields include economic history of Russia and other post-Soviet states, social capital, network analysis, law and society, and political economy of development. Click on a field name to see further details.The deadline to apply is March 15, 2017.

Becker Friedman Institute, University of Chicago, USA
The Becker Friedman Institute offers one-year and two-year pre- and postdoctoral positions to young scholars who demonstrate the ability to generate outstanding research in economics. Candidates must have completed their doctorate within the past three years or be in the final year of their doctoral studies. Candidates should be proposed by faculty under whom they have studied. Nominations should include the candidate's CV, letters of reference, an outline of the areas of economics and related fields that are of primary interest, and a brief description of current research and the research project to be explored. See details. Nominations will be accepted on a continuous basis.


ISNIE (now SIOE) Awards
ISNIE (SIOE) is awarding four prizes in institutional and organizational economics on a continuing basis. They are named for four Nobel laureates closely linked to the Society:
        Ronald Coase Best Dissertation Award
        Douglass North Best Paper or Book Award - for the best research in institutional and organizational economics
                published during the previous two years
        Elinor Ostrom Lifetime Achievement Award - for sustained significant academic contributions to the field
        Oliver Williamson Best Conference Paper Award - for the best paper delivered at the ISNIE conference.


The Economic Analysis of Law Review
The current issue of The Economic Analysis of Law Review is available online in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and EconLit now includes this journal in its index. Chief editor Ivo T. Gico Jr. (Beijing 2008 workshop alumnus) invites you to submit for review your papers that apply economic analysis or related methodologies to study legal issues through innovative perspectives.


To facilitate the exchange of information among researchers in institutional analysis, a research board is being
offered here experimentally. If you would like to get in contact with other researchers concerning data sources,
relevant literature, for discussion or possible collaboration on a project, you can submit a request.
To respond to someone else's request, please e-mail that individual directly.

Project topic
(15 words or less)        
Spatial focus Time focus Seek data Seek lit   Seek to discuss   Name E-mail address                  Workshop graduate? Date of request
Tools for institutional analysis India Current Y Y Y Prof. Yasmeen Pathan N 15Oct2015
The Coase Dividend implements Nash Equilibrium between
“risk seeking” and
“risk averse”
Equity markets in North America, Europe, and China 2013 and forward Y N N Ernst Goetze N 2April2013
Impact of property rights
on forest management
and benefits distribution
among users, North
Kordofan, Sudan
Sudan, Africa, and the rest of the world All periods that important for sake of my PhD Y Y Y Tarig Tagelsir Hassan Musa N 27Sep2012
Institutions for lagoon fishery management: transaction cost analysis of access rights to fisheries and management Fisheries of South India Last two decades Y Y N Rosewine Joy N 1Feb2012
Variations in levels of innovation across countries and their association with rules of the game Worldwide 1900 to present Y Y Y Lee &
Alexandra Benham N 22Dec2011
Design of public policies of water sector - equity and efficiency: the universalization of access in Brazil Latin America, focusing on Brazil August - November 2008 Y Y Y José Antonio Batista
de Moura Ziebarth   or N 23Jul2008
Strategies for improvement of research and development investment in pharmaceutical sector: neglected third world diseases Any One month Y Y Y Joseph George N 14Sep2006
The impact of contract structure and design in smallholder organically certified groups Any Any Y Y Y Lawrence Gadzikwa N 21Aug2006
Comparison of information transaction costs (time and money) in organizations with software-intensive information infrastructures:  free x proprietary software Brazil Current Y Y Y Marcus V. B Soares N 29Mar2006
Institutions of private sector development in poverty reduction: the case of urban informality Bolivia Current Y Y Y Eliana Quiroz N 27Feb2006
Open source economic model for small business: using Linux model to integrate elements external to the value chain North America 2000 - 2004 Y Y Y William Eastman N 24Jun2005
Conceptualizing and empiricizing transaction costs in the emerging market for carbon emissions reduction credits World Current Y Y Y Camille Antinori N 8Feb2005
A general theory of social institutions World Current N Y Y Irit Haviv-Segal N 28Jul2004
Contractual hazards in hybrid organizational relations especially involving technology transfers International     Y Y Francis Xavier N 18Mar2004
Measuring transaction costs (transaction service sector) from household surveys Latin America and Caribbean 1990s to current N Y Y Namsuk Kim N 7Nov2003
Transaction costs (time and money actually spent) to obtain visas to various countries World Current  Y Y Y Lee &
Alexandra Benham Fac 20Sept2003

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