This section provides a description of each of SASE’s research networks and links to bios and contact information for SASE’s network organizers. You can also contact the network organizers through this page.

Submissions to the SASE conference must be made through one of the research networks below (or through a mini-conference). Paper and session abstracts as well as full papers for grant, prize,  and stipend applications must be submitted to all networks by February 17, 2017. Candidates will be notified by April 6, 2017. Please note that some networks may also require that a full paper be submitted by May 12, 2017 for the purposes of assigning a discussant or awarding a prize. For further information, please contact the organizer of the network to which you are submitting.

A: Communitarian Ideals and Civil Society

This network focuses on the moral underpinnings of human thought, practices, and institutions.

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Network Organizers
José A. Ruiz San Román
B: Globalization and Socio-Economic Development

This network considers how domestic, transnational and international institutions and markets influence the contours of developmental opportunities in the global economy.

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Network Organizers
Matthew Amengual
Caroline Arnold
Mark Dallas
Richard Doner
Douglas Fuller
C: Gender, Work and Family

This network focuses on exploring the current state, and the changes in institutions concerned with gender and family roles and workplace organization.

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Network Organizers
Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay
Bernard Fusulier
D: Professions and Professionals in a Globalizing World

Through the Professions and professionals in a globalizing world network we seek to develop critical analysis of contemporary developments.

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Network Organizers
James Faulconbridge
Elizabeth Gorman
Sigrid Quack
Leonard Seabrooke
E: Industrial Relations and the Political Economy

The general goal of this network is to advance a conceptually and empirically rigorous qualitative and quantitative study of comparative and international political economy.

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Network Organizers
Sabina Avdagic
Lucio Baccaro
Aidan Regan
F: Knowledge, Technology, and Innovation

The network promotes theory and research on the socio-economic role, antecedents and consequences of knowledge, technology and innovation. The network promotes studies that examine the inter-relationships between socio-economic institutions and the creation, diffusion, and consequences of innovation.

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Network Organizers
Matthew Allen
Matthew Keller
G: Labor Markets, Education, and Human Resources

The network welcomes contributions on the general issues of labor market segmentation, unemployment, and the link between training, skills and jobs.

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Network Organizers
David Marsden
H: Markets, Firms and Institutions

This network focuses on the interrelationships between markets, firms, and institutions.

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Network Organizers
Christina Ahmadjian
Gerhard Schnyder
J: Rethinking the Welfare State

This network focuses on the contours, causes, and consequences of state policies aimed at insuring, supplementing, redistributing, or assuring growth.

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Network Organizers
Alex Hicks
L: Regulation and Governance

This network will serve to promote the interdisciplinary study of the manifold forms, functions, and domains of regulation and governance at the national and global level.

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Network Organizers
John W. Cioffi
Jonathan Zeitlin
M: Spanish Language

A lively Spanish-speaking section was established in 2011.

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Network Organizers
Julimar da Silva Bichara
Santos Ruesga
N: Finance and Society

The goal of this network is to promote cross-disciplinary dialogue on the study of finance and include perspectives from social sciences outside of economics.

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Network Organizers
Bruce Carruthers
Alya Guseva
Akos Rona-Tas
O: Global Value Chains

This network aims to bring together social scientists interested in analyzing the causes and consequences of this offshoring-outsourcing phenomenon.

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Network Organizers
Gary Gereffi
Mari Sako
Tim Sturgeon
Eric Thun
P: Accounting, Economics, and Law

This network focuses on the intersection of accounting, economics and law. Institutional design, rules and social norms are critical to the working of organizations in economy and society.

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Network Organizers
Reuven Avi-Yonah
Yuri Biondi
Shyam Sunder
Q: Asian Capitalisms

The basic idea of this first area network within SASE is to make Asia a central field of investigation for theories of institutional change and diversity of capitalism.

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Network Organizers
Boy Lüthje
Cornelia Storz
Tobias ten Brink