Aston Centre for Research into International Business


jointly with


The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies


Call for Long Abstracts or Papers



The 27th Research Seminar of the Managing Economic Transition network


25 February 2013


It is our pleasure to announce the 27th research seminar of the Managing Economic Transition network.


The research seminar will be hosted by the Economics & Strategy Group, Aston Business School, Birmingham on the Monday 25th February 2013.


We look forward to receiving papers which relate to any economic or international business issues concerning the emerging market countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central/East Asia, including the role of institutional change (transition), both at country and international level.


The papers or long abstracts (900 words) should be sent to Ms. Oksana Doughty at: no later than on the 7th of December 2012 to be considered for inclusion in the seminar. The acceptance decision will be delivered within the two weeks after this deadline.



Our network seminars are free for all to attend, but we do not cover any transport or other costs that you may incur.

We also seek discussants for papers and panel chairs. Please let us know if you would be willing to do this.

Organising Committee:

Saul Estrin (LSE), Jens Hölscher, Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston), Martin Myant (Paisley).