Browse the full academic programme of the WINIR Symposium on Property Rights. Download the symposium brochure. Click links to download papers (members only).
The WINIR Symposium on Property Rights featured keynotes by Benito Arruñada (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain), Gunnar Heinsohn (University of Bremen, Germany) and Larissa Katz (University of Toronto, Canada).
The WINIR Symposium on Property Rights took place in Bristol, one the UK’s most unique cities located in South West England. Situated on the rivers Frome and Avon, Bristol borders the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire, with the historic cities of Bath and Gloucester to the southeast and northeast, respectively. The city has a short coastline on the Severn Estuary (which flows into the Bristol Channel).
WINIR SYMPOSIUM ON PROPERTY RIGHTS (BRISTOL, UK, APRIL 2016) — Property rights are a central institutional feature of all politico-economic systems where markets play a major role, and a key item of political controversy between liberal and socialist positions. The role of property rights in matters ranging from interpersonal exchange, power and innovation to corporate governance, privatisation and economic development is debated across several academic disciplines, including economics, history, law, philosophy, politics and sociology.
Browse the full academic programme of the WINIR Symposium on Corporations. Download the symposium brochure. Click links to download papers (members only).
The WINIR Symposium on Corporations features keynotes by Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge, UK), Colin Mayer (University of Oxford, UK), Ugo Pagano (University of Siena, Italy) and Philip Pettit (Princeton University, USA & Australian National University, Australia).
The First WINIR Symposium was held in Lugano, the largest town in Ticino, the southernmost canton of the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland. Surrounded by the mountains of the Southern Alps, the town lies in a bay on the northern side of the beautiful Lake Lugano.
WINIR SYMPOSIUM ON THE CORPORATION (LUGANO, SWITZERLAND, APRIL 2015) — Questions of corporate governance and corporate responsibility have been heightened by a number of corporate scandals and other events leading up to the financial crash of 2008. In the meantime, philosophers and lawyers have been questioning the very meaning of corporate agency and responsibility, while progress by economists in the theory of the firm is widely perceived to have slowed.
WINIR 2023 – testWINIR 2023 Venue Keynotes Young scholars Programme Tours Information coming soon.
The WINIR Conference on Institutional Innovation & Evolution will feature keynotes by Eric Beinhocker (University of Oxford, UK), Geoffrey M. Hodgson (Loughborough University London, UK) and David Sloan Wilson (Binghampton University, USA).