WINIR Symposium: registration now open

Registration for the WINIR Symposium on "The Nature and Governance of the Corporation" (USI, Lugano, Switzerland, 22-24 April 2015) is now open.

Make the most of early-bird fees by registering before 31 November 2014.

WINIR has over 520 members

Since its official launch in October 2013 WINIR has attracted worldwide interest among institutional researchers. WINIR membership, that reached the 500 mark in about 9 months, now stands above 520.

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.

Join WINIR and get full access to the entire full text archive in just a few clicks!

Third WINIR Conference poll

Third WINIR Conference planned in 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.

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".

Watch this space for updates or follow us @winir2013.