The ECN-ACEDE reading group is a virtual reading group focused on Organizational Economics and Business Management. It meets monthly and has two main objectives. First, it aims to foster the career of young scholars from ACEDE by presenting the latest advances in their field and developing their critical thinking through the discussion of relevant and recent articles in a friendly and stimulating environment. Second, it seeks to strengthen a community of scholars interested in these topics by promoting interaction among them.
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Instructions for preparing a discussion:
Presenters can choose papers that, falling within the general area of Organizational Economics and Business Management, have been published within the last 3 years. To ensure a high level of quality and relevance to the audience, the papers must be chosen from those published in the academic journals and working papers listed below. Each reading session consists of two parts: (1) a presentation of 30-40 minutes, and (2) a general discussion lasting 20-30 minutes.
Presenters should prepare slides to stimulate the discussion.
Presentations should follow some common guidelines. In the first part, presenters should provide a concise and clear summary of the paper, addressing, among others, the following questions:
In the second part of the talk, presenters should offer their own opinion on some of the key issues addressed in the paper. Typical questions that should be answered include (but are not limited to):
Presenters should select a paper published in the last 3 years in any of the following journals (listed alphabetically). The list has been established to be representative of a variety of fields related to Organizational Economics and Business Management. Establishing a relevant journal list is always challenging, and we are well aware that the current list does not include all journals in the field. However, to set a boundary somewhere…
NBER or CEPR working papers will also be accepted.