2013 Workshop Call for Papers

The 2013 workshop will be held on 8-10 November in conjunction with the 13th Annual REER will be held November 8-10, 2013 at the Global Learning Center in Technology Square Atlanta, Georgia. To accommodate this year’s expanded workshops, as well as the Best Student Paper Session, the REER will be held for full days Friday and Saturday, and ½ day Sunday. Accommodations for up to three nights and a stipend for airfare will be provided for all discussants and one speaker per paper.

Submissions are invited on topics across the full range of economic, managerial, and institutional issues in technology entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • We encourage submissions from social science researchers in economics, management, sociology, psychology, information systems, history and law.
  • For sessions on technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, topics of interest include commercialization in different sectors (industrial and/or university) and organizational forms (e.g. incubators, venture firms, banks, associations, industry groups), as well as legal and regulatory factors in technology entrepreneurship.
  • For sessions on scholarly communication, topics include the impact of open publication on the diffusion of knowledge and on subsequent knowledge production, the motivations and constraints on the sharing of scholarly knowledge and data, measures of scientific impact and their interactions with research incentives, openness and career paths, platforms for fostering scientific collaboration and crowd-based knowledge production, contractual mechanism in the management and funding of scientific research, as well as interactions between intellectual property protection, openness, and commercialization.

Important Dates:

  • Full papers or extended abstracts for all sessions other than the student session are due July 1, 2013. Acceptance will be announced July 31.
  • Best Student Paper Session submissions are due September 2, 2012. In selection of papers presented in this session, preference will be given to student- authored papers. While papers co-authored with faculty are also eligible, the student submitting the paper must be the primary author. 
  • The final program will be announced September 30, 2013.

All submissions should be submitted electronically to Jennifer Jacobs at jennifer.jacobs@scheller.gatech.edu. Please be sure to include your name and email address, as well as the contact information for your co-authors (if applicable).

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