EACES Workshop ‘RUSSIAN FIRMS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE’
The EACES workshop “Russian Firms in Comparative Perspective” will be held within the framework of the XVII HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development (Moscow, April 19-22, 2016). The workshop is organized by the Institute for Industrial and Market Studies of National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE) in cooperation with EACES and Economic Systems (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/economic-systems/, 2014 Tompson Reuters Journal Citation Report Impact Factor: 0.649).
The EACES workshop aims to promote empirical research on Russian firms by the international academic community. The workshop also intends to develop academic networks among researchers interested in Russian and other emerging economies. We especially welcome studies related to the organization, management, behavior as well as internationalization of Russian firms with a comparative perspective over time or between other countries.
Accordingly, we solicit papers on a variety of related topics, including but not limited to:
- Ownership structures, privatization, renationalization, and corporate governance system;
- Management systems and technologies, investment, innovation, restructuring;
- Emergence and future prospects of family and small businesses;
- Market entry and exit, firm survival, firm performance;
- State-business relationship, investment climate, state capture, corruption;
- Internationalization, international competitiveness;
- Impact of financial crises and sanctions on business development.
The working language of the workshop will be English.
The workshop program will include a keynote speech by Prof. Saul Estrin (London School of Economics and Political Science; President of EACES) and a number of panel sessions on specific topics. The duration of a panel session is 90 minutes. Researches will have 15 minutes for presentation to be followed up by discussants.
We invite you to send extended abstracts of papers for presentation at the workshop to organizers (firstname.lastname@example.org) and simultaneously to register and to submit the abstract on the HSE academic conference website online (see more details at: http://conf.hse.ru/en/2016). We accept your paper proposal from September 9, 2015 until November 20, 2015. The abstract should be in RTF or Microsoft Word formats, be no longer than 1,500 words and include three to five key words. For accepted papers, we would ask authors to upload the full version of the paper (no longer than 10,000 words; Word, RTF or PDF file) into the conference website (and also send the paper to e-mail address email@example.com) by March 7, 2016.
Program Committee of the Workshop:Tatiana Dolgopyatova (HSE, Russia), Julan Du (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China), Ichiro Iwasaki (Hitotsubashi University, Japan), Byung-Yeon Kim (Seoul National University, South Korea), Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston University, Birmingham, UK), Alexander Muravyev (HSE, Russia & IZA, Germany), Andrei Yakovlev (HSE, Russia).
Selected papers presented at the workshop will be published in a special issue of Economic Systems in March, 2017. All nominated papers are subject to a blind peer-review. Guest editors of the special issue are: Tatiana G. Dolgopyatova, Ichiro Iwasaki and Andrei Yakovlev.
The Institute for Industrial and Market Studies (IIMS) was founded in April, 1997. The IIMS is one of the first research institutes to have been established at the Higher School of Economics. The Institute focuses on empirical analysis of an enterprises’ behavior and market development, competition policy, the investment climate and relations between business and state.
Key-note speaker Saul Estrin is a Professor of Management and Head of the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His areas of research include labour economics, economic development and entrepreneurship. Saul has published numerous papers in scholarly journals including Quarterly Journal of Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics and Journal of Comparative Economics.