WINIR has 500 members

Since its official launch in October 2013 WINIR has attracted worldwide interest among institutional researchers. In just over 9 months WINIR membership has reached the 500 mark!

Third WINIR Conference poll

Third WINIR Conference being planned in the Boston or New York areas, USA, in the fall of 2016. We are grateful to all those who took the time to complete the online poll. The chosen dates will be announced soon.

First WINIR Symposium: 22-24 April 2015

First WINIR Symposium on "The Nature and Governance of the Corporation" to be held at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland. 

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Elinor Ostrom Prize

The inaugural Elinor Ostrom Prize, awarded annually for the best full-length article published in the Journal of Institutional Economics, will be announced at the First WINIR Conference.


Journal of Institutional Economics

The Journal of Institutional Economics (JOIE), a journal devoted to the study of the nature, role and evolution of institutions in the economy, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014. To mark the event WINIR membership now includes an online subscription to JOIE.

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Second WINIR Conference: 10-13 September 2015

Second WINIR Conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference theme is: "Institutions, Development and Globalization".

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