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This conference aims at expanding the geographical and thematic scope of degrowth discussions, as well as building dialogues with critical social theories, sciences and social movements.
We delve into economic theory to understand the mechanisms behind social change but listen also to subjects such as political science and history as well as the many natural science disciplines that help us understand the resource and environmental challenges we face. These are times when...
Jönköping International Business School invites submissions of completed but unpublished papers that focus on an evaluation of the effects of privatization and corporatization on the performance of the service sector in developed, emerging and developing countries. Theoretical, methodological...
2013 World Water Week Workshops - Science and art of water cooperation - The human rights-based approach to cooperation - Bridging land-water-ecosystem divides - Cooperation across and within jurisdictions and levels for good water governance - local to global - Linking science, practice and...
Topics: - Differences in mortgage institutions - systemic effects of real estate and liquidity spirals - real estate as an asset class - bubbles in the housing market - hedging of real estate risk - commercial vs. residential real estate - contract theory and real estate
The goal of the second international conference on Sustainability Transitions is to further our understanding of sustainability transitions by facilitating a dialogue between ongoing research activities, new areas of inquiry, and alternative approaches to sustainability transitions. Hence the...
Possible issues and topics for workshop papers are: - Law and ecological tipping points - Law and environmental management: prescriptive or enabling? - Law and marine ecosystem adaptive management - The rule of law: legal certainty vs. flexibility and adaptability? - Private property, state...
The conference will provide an arena for discussion of a broad spectrum of issues related to the real estate market. Papers focusing on international comparisons and sustainability issues within the different fields are especially welcome. In each session different types of real estate will be...
In the last few decades, house prices have undergone major medium-run fluctuations in many industrialized economies. Boom-bust cycles in house prices, coupled with a substantial increase in household indebtedness, have drawn the attention of policymakers and academics towards the developments in...
Papers are therefore solicited on issues including: •Specific or general organizational patterns of media firms •Heuristic application of industrial organizational models to media firms •Relationship between organizational structure and strategies •Relationship between organizational...
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