Call for Papers
18th Annual Conference of
The International Society for New Institutional Economics

in Durham, NC, USA
June 19 – 21, 2014

The conference will be organized with the support of Duke University.

Keynote speakers

Robert Gibbons
Timur Kuran
Duke University

The conference is organized around approximately 180 papers presented in 45 parallel sessions (7 panels).

Individual Paper Proposals

The Program Committee, chaired by President-Elect John de Figueiredo, invites you to submit your proposal to present a paper at the conference. Paper proposals are due by 30th January, 2014. All proposals must be must be submitted electronically via the ISNIE web site.

Submit your proposal to ISNIE 2014

Submit your proposal to ISNIE 2014
call for papers ISNIE 2014

Download the call for papers - please diffuse it.

Organized Session Proposals

Proposals for organized sessions are also due 30th January, 2014. Earlier communication with the Chair of the Program Committee is encouraged to facilitate coordination of sessions. For organized sessions, the proposal should include (1) the name of the author(s), (2) paper titles and abstract, and (3) email contacts for each paper. The session proposal should also describe the organizing theme for the coordinated session. The person submitting the session will be considered the session organizer (though they may or may not present a paper). If a discussant is desired, that should be included in the description of the proposed session. If papers are completed at the time of the proposal submission, it is advantageous to include them as an attachment with the proposal. If the papers are not yet available, extended abstracts are strongly recommended. The Session Proposal should be sent as a Microsoft Word document named with the name of the person submitting the session. The joint papers should be included as a PDF file named with the name of the presenting author. The package should be sent as an attachment to an email to .

Papers included in session proposals should not be submitted as single paper in the electronic submission system.

We expect the program committee to complete its evaluations of submissions by 28th February, 2014. Notices of decisions to be communicated by email and detailed instructions for registration and uploading final versions of papers will be posted in the website by early March.

  • For any query about the program or the scientific aspects of the conference, please write to:
  • For any query about the organization of the conference — venue, practical organization, housing and general information — please write to: 

Program Committee:


  • John de Figueiredo, Duke University


  • Manuel Adelino, Duke University
  • Matthew Adler, Duke University
  • Maristella Botticini, Università Bocconi
  • Richard Brooks, Columbia University
  • Tom Clark, Emory University
  • Ruben Enikolopov, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Roberto Galbiati, Sciences Po Paris
  • Carmine Guerriero, University of Amsterdam
  • Guy Holburn, University of Western Ontario
  • Daniel Klerman, University of Southern California
  • Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
  • Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University
  • Mathew McCubbins, Duke University
  • Joanne Oxley, University of Toronto
  • Carlos Pereira, EBAPE/FGV -- Rio de Janeiro
  • Jens Prüfer, Tilburg University
  • Heikki Rantakari, University of Southern California
  • Barak Richman, Duke University
  • Stéphane Saussier, Université Paris 1 - Sorbonne
  • Patrick Warren, Clemson University