INFER Workshops

INFER Workshop on Varieties of Capitalism

From: 2008-10-09 to: 2008-10-09
Place: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Call for Papers

INFER Workshop
Varieties of Capitalism
9 October, 2008
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Sofia University ‘St Kliment Ohridski’, Bulgaria

Conference Topics

The topic “Varieties of Capitalism” (VoC) focuses on ideal types of capitalist systems. One result of the
recent discussion is that there is no blueprint model of capitalism: institutions are interdependent and
have to form a coherent “whole”. Thus, different institutional settings may lead to similar outcomes.

Workshop Objectives

This INFER workshop aims at taking an up-to-date and deepened look at this line of thought.

Contributions for the workshop may discuss the topic from different angles. Issues may include, but
are not limited to:


The workshop is open to anybody involved in the topic, including both young and experienced
researchers, post-doctoral students, and professionals from business, government and nongovernmental institutions. Researchers are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers; or to
organize their own sessions. We want to emphasize that the topic is interdisciplinary and that
contributions from neighbouring social sciences are encouraged, e.g. Political Science, Economic and
Human Geography or Sociology.

Submission of Papers

Only full papers may be submitted. All papers must include a cover page with the following

All papers should be submitted electronically to the workshop organizers, Henrik Egbert, Clemens Esser, or
Nadiya Dubrovina as doc or pdf files (preferably pdf) on or before

June 30, 2008.

Papers must be in English, and should not exceed 25 pages (A4 or letter) including all references,
tables and the like. The text should be formatted in Times New Roman 14pt with 1.2 line space and
2.5 cm (1 inch) margin on each side. Footnotes should be formatted in 12pt with 1.2 line space.


Please avoid colors in graphs and pages in landscape. All papers will be peer reviewed. Authors of
accepted papers will be notified no later than

July 31, 2008.

Paper presenters are expected to discuss one other paper during the workshop. The discussant
assignments will be made by the workshop organizers at a later date.


Publication of Papers

A selection of papers presented at the workshop will be published in an INFER volume in due course
after the workshop. For details of possible publication outlets see and
click on publications.

Additional information

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,
organizes its 11th annual conference on Policies of Economic and Social Development in Europe on
the 10 and 11 October 2008 in Sofia. More information about the conference can be found at

Registration Fee

The registration fee for speakers and other participants will be:

Please note: the annual membership fee for private INFER members is 25 EUR only (institutional
INFER members 200 EUR). You are invited to become a member!


The workshop will be held at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Bulgaria, Sofia
113; 125, Tzarigradsko chaussee Blvd., Block 3. More information about the Faculty can be found at

Further Information

The workshop website at will provide updated information concerning
registration details, downloadable registration forms, travel and accommodation facilities, etc.

Questions may be directed to the workshop organizers:




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