European School on
New Institutional Economics


Calls for applications

The Ronald Coase Institute
Hong Kong Workshop on Institutional Analysis
May 10-16, 2015 Hong Kong, China
Co-sponsored by The Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research,
The University of Hong Kong
Apply by January 31, 2015 - application form.


About ESNIE

Using rigorous scientific methods, New Institutional Economics (NIE) focuses on the analysis of the economic impact and on the evolution of co-ordination devices: institutions, organisations and contracts. Main subjects of investigation cover issues that are essential in the design of efficient public policies and firm strategies. NIE put emphasis on applied analysis to confront the theory to facts to enrich the former accordingly. In addition, it is based on multi-disciplinarity to stimulate cross-fertilisation among political sciences, anthropology, sociology, management sciences, law, and economics.

The goal of ESNIE is to make PhDs and Post-doc aware of the recent development in NIE and to train them in using rigorous methods. In addition, they will benefit of intensive networking aimed at stimulating future exchanges and co-operation among participants and to favour the integration of young researchers in the research community.


Scientific Committee

Masahiko Aoki (Stanford U.), Ronald H. Coase (U. of Chicago), Massimo Egidi (Luiss U.), Jean-Luc Gaffard (U. Nice), Claude Menard (U. de Paris I), Bart Nooteboom (Erasmus U.), Douglass C. North (Washington University), Rudolf Richter (U. of Saarlandes), Oliver Williamson (U.C. Berkeley), Frank Stephen (University of Manchester)