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Procedures for Submitting Papers
Program Committee

The third international conference on ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NETWORKS will be held at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, from June 28 to June 30, 2007, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 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, cooperatives, joint ventures, licensing, strategic alliances, venture capital relations, virtual networks and other hybrids, are invited.









Relevant topics that are related to these network forms include those listed below:

Theoretical Views on Networks


Organization Design and Decision Rights

Economics & Law and Regulation

Knowledge Management Issues

Strategic Management

Ownership and Incentives

Organizational Behavior

Industry Studies

International Management

IT and  Networks

Comparative Institutional Analysis

Marketing and Distribution Channel

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 February 28, 2007. Please e-mail the response form to:

George W.J. Hendrikse
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
PO Box 1738, Office T08-56
3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone: 00-31-10-4088660



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

Conference Fees:

190 EUR (including lunch, dinner and coffee breaks) -  payment  until  May 15, 2007;
230 EUR  -  payment  thereafter.

120 EUR for researchers from non-EU Eastern European countries, less developed countries and PhD students - payment until May 15, 2007;
145 EUR - payment thereafter.

Electronic conference proceedings and an edited  book will be published.



March 18, 2007Abstract and response form
MARCH 31, 2007Confirmation of acceptance of the proposal
MAY 15, 2007Conference registration and payment of the conference fee
JUNE 11, 2007One copy of the paper through e-mail to George Hendrikse and
Josef Windsperger
JUNE  15, 2007Final program available (www.univie.ac.at/EMNET)


Organizing Committee

  • George Hendrikse (chairman), RSM, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna
  • Tao Jiang, RSM
  • Li Feng, RSM
  • Bart Dietz, RSM
  • Decia Jansen, RSM


Scientific Committee

  • Ilan Alon, Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Florida, USA
  • Carlos Fdez. De Arroyabe, ESIC, Madrid, Spain
  • Benito Arrunada, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
  • Paolo F. Azevedo, National Distance University, Madrid, Spain
  • Janet Bercovitz, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Eric  Brousseau, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, France
  • Jenny  Buchan, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Gerard Cliquet, Université de Rennes 1, France
  • Rajiv P. Dant, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
  • Thomas Ehrmann, Universität Münster, Germany
  • Lorelle Frazer, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, Australia
  • Pierre Garrouste, Centre ATOM, Université de Paris 1 and Université Lumiere-Lyon 2, France
  • Anna Grandori, Bocconi Univeristy, Milan, Italy
  • John Hagedoorrn, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, NL
  • George Hendrikse, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
  • Liesbeth Kneppers, University of Groningen, NL
  • Jorma Larimo, University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Claude Menard, Centre ATOM, Université de Paris 1, France
  • Tahir M. Nisar, University of Southhampton, Southhampton, UK
  • Rozenn Perrigot, Université de Rennes 1, France
  • Emmanuel Raynaud, INRA SADAPT & Centre ATOM, Université de Paris 1 (Sorbonne), France
  • Aric Rindfleisch, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Vivian L.S. Silva, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Brian Silverman, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, USA
  • Bernard L. Simonin, Tufts University, Medford, USA
  • Andrew Terry, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Pénard Thierry, Université de Rennes 1, France
  • Mika Tuunanen, University of Kuopio, Finland
  • Windsperger Josef, University of Vienna, Austria



International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks

EMNet 2007 - Rotterdam

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