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EACES Workshop at the XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, 9-12 April 2019, Moscow
Posted on Monday, December 03, 2018

Call for Papers

The International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) at Higher School of Economics in Moscow together with the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) in collaboration with International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA) are pleased to invite submissions to the workshop: “The Rise of State Capitalism: consequences for economic and political development”.

The workshop is a part of the 20th Annual April International Conference on Economic and Social Development that will take place at Higher School of Economics in Moscow on April 9-12, 2019. The event attracts a large number of researchers from the world’s leading universities with a variety of topics being discussed.

Contributions from the fields of political economy, economics and political science are invited. Selected papers presented at the workshop will be published in a special issue of IJPA in 2020. All nominated papers are subject to a blind peer-review.

We welcome submissions that adopt theoretical as well as empirical, qualitative as well as quantitative research designs and that can offer useful insights into the development of state capitalism and its consequences for economic and political development.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Varieties of capitalism and the role of the state in the economy
  • History of state capitalism
  • Historical development of “state” and “economy” as distinct spheres of social action
  • Comparative studies of state capitalism
  • Economic efficiency of public enterprises
  • Economic performance under state capitalism
  • Effect of state capitalism on corruption
  • Effect of state capitalism on inequality and social welfare
  • Trajectories of political regime development under state capitalism

Workshop working language is English.

Submission

To participate in the workshop, please submit a draft of the paper or an extended abstract (up to 1000 words), together with a short CV, to Professor Andrei Yakovlev to ayakovlev@hse.ru by 10 January 2019. Applicants will be informed about the selection before 25 January 2019, and the authors of accepted proposals are expected to submit full papers by 1 March 2019.

The Selection Committee will include: Miklos Szanyi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Andrei Yakovlev (Higher School of Economics, Russia & EACES), Judit Ricz (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Jürgen Jerger (University of Regensburg, Germany & EACES), Amanda Zadorian (Higher School of Economics, Russia), Thomas Remington (Emory University, USA), Jutta Guenter (Bremen University, Germany), Nikolay Nenovsky (Université de Picardie, France).

 

4th ANNUAL MRC CONFERENCE 11-12 OCTOBER 2018
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018

The 4th International Monetary and Economics Scientific Conference was held at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. The two-day forum, organized by the Monetary and Economic Research Center (MRC) and the Department of Finance at UNWE, together with the Union of Economists in Bulgaria, was focused on "NEW REALITIES IN THE EU AND THE PLACE OF BALKAN COUNTRIES”. The forum was attended by representatives of the academic science from Bulgaria, Russia, Macedonia, France, Morocco, Georgia, Italy, UK, and others.

A special plenary session was organized – it was dedicated to 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth and his contribution to the political economy in the context of the contemporary concepts of the evolution of the role of money and capital under the conditions of the financialization of the global economy and the development of monetary and financial integration within the European Union.

This year MRC was happy to welcome the following internationally distinguished keynote speakers:

     Mikhail GOLOVNIN, Institute of Economics Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

     Bruno THERET, CNRS - IRISSo Université Paris Dauphine PSL, France

     Cristian AZAIS, LISE, CNAM, France

The Conference was organized in several parallel sessions at topics like Banking, crises, currencies; International economics; Monetary and financial economics; Economic thought; International Experiences and others.

The Conference was a successful forum and gathered together more than 45 participants from 8 countries who presented 37 papers.

Photos from the Conference could be seen on the following link:

https://unwebg-my.sharepoint.com/:u:/g/personal/ivankir_unwe_bg/EZ_aTbu-P9xDlZzMUCErfOsBUxdEbIhJOLJEECL9yEzIMg

Conference papers will be published soon on MRC website.

 

4th ANNUAL MRC CONFERENCE - NEW REALITIES IN THE EU AND THE PLACE OF BALKAN COUNTRIES
Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 4th Annual MRC Conference - NEW REALITIES IN THE EU AND THE PLACE OF BALKAN COUNTRIES. This is the Center’s most exciting event of the year, as we share our newest expertise in monetary theory, history, policy and institutions.  

This year our team will organize a plenary session dedicated to 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth and his contribution to the political economy in the context of the contemporary concepts of the evolution of the role of money and capital under the conditions of the financialization of the global economy and the development of monetary and financial integration within the European Union.

The conference will be held at the University of National and World Economy from October 11 to October 12th. For more details regarding the conference, please review the descriptions on the websitehttp://conference.mrcenter.info/. It includes all details regarding organization of the conference and social events that are planned for these two days. We hope that you will attend these events, which will provide you with an opportunity to meet with your colleagues and friends.

Conference Call you may find here.

Online submission system is available here.

If you have any questions about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact MRC secretary Elena Kirilova by email at mrc@unwe.bg.

We look forward to seeing you in Sofia.

 Sincerely,

 MRC Organizing Team

 


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