CFP: Searle Center Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation

2 November 2010 at 4:16 pm 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

I’m a big fan of the Searle Center conferences on entrepreneurship and innovation, organized by Dan Spulber. The Call for Papers for the fourth annual conference, 16-17 June 2011, has just been distributed. “The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where economists and legal scholars can gather together with Northwestern’s own distinguished faculty to present and discuss high quality research relevant to entrepreneurship and innovation.” Details below the fold.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth

Fourth Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Northwestern University

Thursday, June 16th, 2011 — Friday, June 17th, 2011

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers to be presented at the Fourth Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL.  The Symposium will run from approximately 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 16th, 2011 to 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 17th, 2011.

The conference is organized by Professor Daniel F. Spulber, Research Director, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth and Elinor Hobbs Professor of International Business, Professor of Management & Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law (Courtesy).

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where economists and legal scholars can gather together with Northwestern’s own distinguished faculty to present and discuss high quality research relevant to entrepreneurship and innovation.

Topics include:

  • Economics of entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Invention and R&D
  • Intellectual property law and regulation
  • Entrepreneurship and the theory of the firm
  • Entrepreneurship and finance
  • Entrepreneurship and industrial organization
  • Entrepreneurship and economic growth

Papers for the conference should be submitted to the following email address: d-gundersen@law.northwestern.edu.

Potential attendees should indicate their interest in receiving an invitation at searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.

Authors will receive an honorarium of $1,500 per paper.  The honorarium is intended to cover reasonable transportation expenses. Government employees and non-US residents may be reimbursed for travel expenses up to the honorarium amount.  Authors are expected to attend and participate in the full duration of the symposium.  If more than one author attends the symposium, the honorarium or travel reimbursement will be divided equally between the attending authors.

The Searle Center will make hotel reservations and pay for rooms for authors and discussants for the night of Wednesday, June 15th (if needed) and Thursday, June 16th.

REVIEW PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE

Conference Papers Submission Deadline:  Papers for the conference should be submitted to the following email address: d-gundersen@law.northwestern.edu by February 15, 2011.

Notification Deadline:  Authors will be notified of decisions by March 4, 2011.

Potential attendees or panel members should send a message indicating their interest to searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu by April 15, 2011.

The conference is organized in cooperation with the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (JEMS), which is edited by Dan Spulber. JEMS encourages submissions on the economics of entrepreneurship and innovation. Submissions are independent of the conference. Authors presenting papers at the conference need not submit to JEMS and are welcome to publish their work in other venues (with appropriate acknowledgement of the Searle Center).  To submit to the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, submit the paper on ScholarOne at

http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jems

Papers prepared for the Symposium will be permanently hosted on the Searle Center website – www.law.northwestern.edu/searlecenter.

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern University School of Law was established in 2006 to research how government regulation and interpretation of laws and regulations by the courts affect business and economic growth.  Information on the Searle Center’s activities may be found at: www.law.northwestern.edu/searlecenter.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. solomon  |  7 November 2010 at 1:59 pm

    its a very good conference

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