Evolution and dynamics of industrial structures and ecosystems:Innovation and productivity in industries
Durham University Business School (DUBS), with the generous support of the Institute of Advanced Study, welcomes submissions for the mini-conference on “Evolution and dynamics of industrial structures and ecosystems: Innovation and productivity in industries” to be held at Durham University Business School on Complete or developmental papers with rigorous methodology on the following themes are particularly welcome:
- Self-organization and evolution of industrial structures, including historical and geographical perspectives
- Heterogeneity, non-linearity, endogeneity and uncertainty in micro-econometric studies of innovation.
- Alternative approaches to firm productivity, industrial evolution and structure
- Mathematical modelling of industrial structures in time and space and their impact on company performance.
- Innovation, industry/technology shakeouts and life cycles
The conference is intended to facilitate cross-disciplinary dialogue and welcomes papers with a diverse range of rigorous research methodologies.
Durham University Business School is accredited by all major academic bodies (AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS). The University is located in central Durham, which is famous for its World Heritage Sites, including a beautiful Cathedral and Castle.
The paper submission deadline is Friday 4th August. Please email your paper or extended abstract (4 pages minimum) in pdf format together with your complete contact details (email, address, phone) to email@example.com
If you wish to attend this conference, please send your contact details to the email above as registration is necessary and free of charge – this will enable the conference programme to be sent in August.
|10:40 – 11:10||Registration, Tea & Coffee|
|11:10 – 11:20||Introduction|
|11:20 – 11:45||Mehmet Ugur and Eshref Trushin, “UK subsidies and private R&D investment: Variations in input additionality by firm type and over time”, presenter – Professor Mehmet Ugur, Greenwich University|
|11:45 – 12:00||Questions, answers and discussion|
|12:00 – 12:25||Richard Harris and John Moffat, “The decline of British manufacturing, 1973-2012: The role of total factor productivity”, presenter – Dr John Moffat, Durham University Business School|
|12:25 – 12:40||Questions, answers and discussion|
|12:45 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 14:25||Eshref Trushin and Mehmet Ugur “Firm-size diversity and R&D investment: effects of ecosystem complexity on company survival in UK data”, presenter – Dr Eshref Trushin, Durham University|
|14:25 – 14:40||Questions, answers and discussion|
|14:40 – 15:05||Junhong Yang and Bo Pan, “Industry competition and firm innovation: Evidence from China”, presenter – Bo Pan, Management School, University of Sheffield|
|15:05 – 15:20||Questions, answers and discussion|
|15:20 – 15:40||Tea & Coffee|
|15:40 – 16:05||Sebastian Aparicio, Juan Muñoz-Mora, David Urbano “Historical roots, institutions, and entrepreneurial culture: A regional case in Colombia”, presenter - Sebastian Aparicio, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona|
|15:05 – 16:15||Questions, answers and discussion|
|16:15 – 16:40||Fernando Aguirre, “Effects of innovative effort on different components of productivity and impacts of financial support for innovations: Evidence for the Colombian manufacturing industry”, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia|
|16:40 – 16:50||Questions, answers and discussion|
|16:50 – 17:00||Closing remarks|
|17:00 – 18:00||Dinner and departures|
|18:00||After Dinner optional walks at Durham Castle and Cathedral.|
To register for this workshop, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 29th August with any details of your attendance.
By submitting your paper you guarantee that at least one co-author will present it at the conference. There is no registration fee, but all travel and accommodation costs are assumed to be covered by the participants*. Meals and coffee-breaks will be provided at the conference. The selection committee will inform you about the outcome by 18th August 2017.
* PhD students registered in the UK who are accepted to present a paper can apply for assistance with travel/accommodation up to a total of £200 per student by supplying the expected travel costs when they email their paper.
Attendance at the conference is free but booking is essential. Please email email@example.com to register your attendance.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this event.