SIOE 2020

24th Annual Conference of
the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics

June 18-20, 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, MA, USA

The Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE) studies institutions and organizations, largely but not entirely from the perspective of economics. In 2020, SIOE will hold its annual conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), beginning with a plenary session late afternoon on Thursday, June 18, and concluding with a gala dinner on Saturday, June 20. The deadline for submissions is February 2.

The call for papers is open.

Contact email:

The broad topic areas for submissions are as follows (and more detailed descriptions of each area can be found on the submission form):

  1. Governance within organizations
  2. Governance between organizations
  3. Polycentric governance
  4. Institutions and organizations in the public sector
  5. Institutions and organizations in political economy
  6. Culture and institutions
  7. Institutions and organizations in economic development and growth
  8. Law, in the study of institutions or organizations
  9. Political Science, in the study of institutions or organizations
  10. Strategic Management, in the study of institutions or organizations

The members of the conference’s executive committee are:

  • Oriana Bandiera (LSE)
  • Lisa Bernstein (Chicago)
  • Renee Bowen (UCSD)
  • Silke Forbes (Tufts)
  • Robert Gibbons (MIT)—chair and local organizer
  • Pauline Grosjean (UNSW)
  • Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD)
  • Nan Jia (USC)
  • Ruixue Jia (UCSD)
  • Emily Sellars (Yale)