December 9-15, 2012 Santiago, Chile
Co-sponsored with Adolfo Ibáñez University
Apply by July 20, 2012
Attend this workshop to Hear established institutional scholars discuss research and strategies to formulate questions, design projects, present results, and draw conclusions.
Present your own research and receive comments − in a small group with faculty guidance − after revising, to the entire workshop, with formal discussants.
Network closely with faculty and other young scholars who have an enduring interest in institutional analysis. After the daily sessions, enjoy informal conversations with faculty and participants during delicious dinners. The workshop closes with a special event and gala dinner.
Upon graduation become part of a worldwide scholarly network with alumni in 65 countries.
Who is eligible?
• Postdoctoral social scientists – early in their careers
• Advanced graduate students – in economics, political science, management, law,
and other social sciences.
Participants will be selected competitively on the basis of their research abstracts, CVs, and references. Admission will be limited to 26 participants at most. The pace is intense.
Participants must attend all sessions and give as well as receive feedback.
How to apply (please follow instructions exactly)
E-mail a 1-page abstract – 350 words maximum – of a current research project
of yours, plus a 1-page curriculum vitae, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do this before the deadline: July 20, 2012.
All materials must be in English, which is the language of the workshop.
• Abstract (1 page – 350 words max)
At the top, list the title, your name, and the number of words in the abstract.
Any co-authors must be listed here. (At most 1 person per research project can be
accepted.) Work already published is not eligible. Abstracts will be judged on the
clarity and importance of the research question, and on their institutional focus.
Projects with empirically testable implications are preferred.
• CV (1 page – 1 side only)
Include 1) your current professional status, 2) the academic degrees you have received, with university, year in which degree was received, and field of study, 3) your publications, 4) citizenship, 5) full date of birth, 6) country of residence, 7) contact information, 8) the names of two scholars familiar with you and your work who are willing to write a brief reference for you, with their affiliations, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers. (These two scholars cannot be co-authors of your research project.)
As your subject line, use Application for 2012 Santiago Workshop – yyy (where yyy
is your surname). Attach your abstract and CV as Microsoft Word .doc files only,
using filenames yyy abstract.doc and yyy cv.doc (where yyy is your surname).
The cost of the workshop – tuition, meals, and housing – is $2500 USD. This does not include travel expenses. All participants must stay in workshop housing.
• Many fellowships will be awarded competitively to scholars for whom the workshop cost is a hardship, to cover tuition, meals, and housing. If you wish to be considered for a fellowship, include a statement of your financial needs, explaining why you need the fellowship and whether other funding is available for you. Attach it as a Microsoft Word .doc file, using filename yyy fellowship request.doc (where yyy is your surname).
All participants are responsible for paying their own travel expenses.
The workshop organizers are Mary Shirley (Ronald Coase Institute), Alexandra Benham (Ronald Coase
Institute), and Jorge Fabrega (Adolfo Ibáñez University).
See http://www.coase.org for more information about the workshop and the Ronald Coase Institute.
The Ronald Coase Institute Santiago Workshop on Institutional Analysis
December 9-15, 2012 Santiago, Chile