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Call for Papers - EMNet 2005

Procedures for Submitting Papers
Program Committee

The second international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held at the Corvinus University from September 15 to September 17, 2005, in Budapest, Hungary. The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of franchising networks, cooperative networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances and virtual networks, are invited. Particularly relevant topics that are related to franchising, cooperative networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances and virtual networks include those listed below:

Theories of Networks

Ownership and Control Issues

Organization and Decision Making

Economics & Law and Regulation

Knowledge Management

Strategic Management

Contract Design

Organizational Behavior Issues

Industry Studies

International Management

IT and  Network Structure

Comparative Institutional Analysis

Marketing and Distribution

International Market Entry

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Competition between Network Forms

Procedures for Submitting Papers

Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (1 page) and return the response form as soon as possible, but not later than April 15, 2005. Please e-mail the response form to:

Josef Windsperger
University of Vienna
Center for Business Studies
Brünner Str. 72
A-1210 Vienna, Austria
Phone: 00431-4277-38180
Fax: 00431-4277-38174


Eva Kocsis
Corvinus University Budapest
Fötám tér 8
H-1093 Budapest, Hungary

Conference Fees:

170 EUR (including two lunch, one dinner and coffee breaks)

Researchers from non-EU Eastern European countries, less developed countries and PhD students are only requested to pay 50 % of  the conference fees. Financial support can be provided in individual cases.

Conference information can be found at: www.univie.ac.at/EMNET/

An edited  book (Economics and Management of Networks) will be published.



April 15, 2005
Abstract and response form
May 15, 2005Confirmation of acceptance of the proposal
September 10, 2005Conference registration and payment of the conference fee
August 1, 2005One copy of the paper through e-mail to Eva Kocsis and Josef Windsperger
August 31, 2005

Final program available (www.univie.ac.at/EMNET)

Scientific Committee:

  • Ilan Alon, Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Florida, USA
  • Chon-En Bai, University of Hongkong, China
  • Janet Bercovitz, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA
  • Gerard Cliquet, Université de Rennes 1, France
  • Miklos Dobak, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Thomas Ehrmann, Universität Münster, Germany
  • Anna Grandori, Bocconi Univeristy, Milan, Italy
  • John Hagedoorn, Universiteit Maastricht, NL
  • George Hendrikse, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
  • Agnes Hofmeister, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Eva Kocsis, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Emmanuel Raynaud, INRA SADAPT & Centre ATOM, Université de Paris 1 (Sorbonne), France
  • Brian Silverman, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Mika Tuunanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna, Austria


Organizing Committee:

  • Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna
  • Eva Kocsis, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Miklos Dobak, Corvinus University of Budapest
  • Agnes Hofmeister, Corvinus University of Budapest




International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks

EMNet 2005 - Budapest

Special Topics:
Franchising Networks, Cooperative Networks, Joint Ventures, and Strategic Alliances

Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
University of Vienna

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