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The St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE SEM) invites you to submit your research proposals and papers for the second edition of its international scientific event “Analytics for Management and Economics Conference” due to be held in St. Petersburg on October 5-6, 2020 (AMEC 2020).


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    Conference Key topics

    Submissions are encouraged from, but not limited to the following tracks:

    • Empirical economics, firms and industry studies 
    • Quantitative corporate and international finance 
    • SMART marketing and customer analytics 
    • New HR trends and people analytics 
    • Game theory and market design 
    • Institutions of Public Sector: Empirical Evidence 
    • Intangible-driven economy and data-led business models 
    • BRICS: emerging trends, leapfrogging and reverse innovations 
    • National and regional innovation systems 
    • Corporate innovations and competitive advantages 
    • Big data for business and economics studies 

    Programme Committee

    Angel Barajas

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Ala­jout­si­jär­vi Kim­mo

    University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    Elena Rogova

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Dennis C. Coates

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

    Tatyana Andreeva

    Maynooth University School of Business, Ireland

    Jaume García

    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain

    Hartmut Lehmann

    University of Bologna, Italy

    Romie Littrell

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Felix Lopez-Iturriaga

    Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

    Slavo Radosevich

    University College London, Great Britain

    Irina Ivashkovskaya

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Igor Filatotchev

    King’s Business School, Great Britain

    Сarl Fey

    Nottingham University Business School, China

    Ravi Ramamurti

    Northeastern University, USA

    Elena Podkolzina

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Elena A. Shakina

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Andrey Y. Panibratov

    Graduate school of management, Russia

    Alexander Muravyev

    Higher School of Economics, Russia

    Tatyana Garanina

    University of Vaasa, Finland

    Ilan Alon

    University of Agder, Norway

    Ichiro Iwasaki

    Hitotsubashi University, Japan

    Call for Papers

    This academic conference is initiated as a response to the emerging and fast-growing trends in Economics and Business management with a particular focus on analytical approaches, data-driven decision making, digital transformation and disruptive innovations in IT. HSE SEM having a pronounced expertise in analytics sees its role in connecting scholars and business practitioners worldwide. We seek to build a knowledge-led ecosystem around quantitative techniques applied to study economic and business phenomena. By contributing to this event, you will become a valuable part of the developing international academic network.

    Together we will encourage discussion, explore the development of new data-driven economy and share our ideas with the most prominent experts in academia and business. Furthermore, AMEC 2020 organizes a special platform for young researchers. The PhD workshop held in the pre-conference days, on October 5-6, is a unique opportunity for academic beginners to discuss their studies with peers as well as distinguished professors and receive classes on advanced quantitative methods in business economics and management.


    The scope of the conference is topically broad but places an emphasis on analytics and data. Should you have an interesting data setting or research question which requires in-depth empirical study do not hesitate to submit your proposal and contribute to AMEC 2020.

    Academic research papers, case studies and work-in-progress are all welcome, while PhD Research, proposals for panel discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also encouraged.


    Submission details

    Submissions of papers must be made through the Conference website until June 15. There are two options for submitting:

    1. A full paper with short abstract from 100 to 500 words.

    2. An extended abstract from 500 words up to 2000 words.

    Upon the decision on acceptance you could be asked to send a full paper to be considered for a publication in peer-review journals  – partners of the conference and online conference proceedings.

    Proceedings AMEC 2020

    Proceedings of International Analytics for Management and Economics Conference, HSE University-Saint Petersburg, October 5-6, 2020

    Proceedings AMEC 2019

    Call for PhD Proposals



    Public Procurement – Political Economy - Economics of Freedom

    5 - 6 th October 2020

    The Center for Institutional Studies and the St.Petersburg School of Economics and Management at HSE University offer a workshop for PhD students and early-career researchers working in applied economics. This annual event is held during the Analytics in Management and Economics Conference with a special focus this year on public procurement, political economy and economics of freedom. Lectures by internationally-renowned scholars will be given in the morning, while afternoons will be devoted to 15 presentations by advanced PhD students and early-career researchers, who will thus benefit from comments and suggestions from experts in the field.


    1. To connect young talented researchers in economics from various disciplinary backgrounds and working on different research projects in applied economics.
    2. To offer participants the opportunity to discuss and develop their understanding of, and contribution to, the frontier of scientific inquiry in economics.
    3. To offer participants valuable networking opportunities with peers and with senior researchers.
    4. To encourage and pursue the development of future leading researchers.


    The venue, is located at the Higher School of Economics, in the stunning town of St.Petersburg, and provides an ideal setting for this event.


    The research proposals should have a maximum length of 2000 words – with the following structure:

    1. Introduction: motivation, problem statement, research question

    2. Theoretical background of the research problem and literature review

    3. Hypothesis, research design and methodology employed

    4. Data description and pre-test analysis / Expected data

    5. Empirical results and hypothesis testing / Expected results

    6. Conclusions and discussions

               No Workshop Fee. A flat rate of 1 000 RUR applies for lunches.


    Important Dates

    2 MARCH
    Submissions open

    15  JUNE
    All submissions close

    3 JULY
    Notification of decisions

    27 JULY
    Early bird registration closes

    Final paper due (with any requested changes)

    Final Author registration date

    Publication Opportunities

    The most interesting and innovative submissions will be recommended for  publication to our partnering journals: Journal of Corporate Finance Research, International Journal of Emerging Markets and European Journal of International Management. At the conclusion of the conference there will be an online collection of all selected works.

    Organising Committee

    • Prof. Elena Rogova
    • Prof. Angel Barajas
    • Dr. Alexander Muravyev
    • Dr. Artem Alsufiev 
    • Dr. Elizaveta Shushunova
    • Dr. Elena Shakina
    • Valeria Galchenko
    • Anna Kotova
    • Anna Daviy
    • Anna Mazurkina

    Participation fee


    Russian participants of the Conference Early bird registration fee
    (until July 27, 2020)
    Regular fee
    Registration Fee 3500 RUB 5000 RUB
    Foreign participants of the Conference
    Registration Fee 5300 rub (75 EURO) 7100 rub (100 EURO)



    Conference Venue

    The conference will take place at the main building of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg.


    HSE Saint Petersburg, 3, Kantemirovskaya ulitsa, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    How to get there?

    From Petrogradskaya Underground Station 

    1. Petrogradskaya Underground Station
    About 3 min, 220 m 

    2. Boarding at Petrogradskaya Station / L'va Tolstogo Square
    31 trolleybus, 185 bus towards Severnyy Prospekt
    К10, К131, К149, К175, К369 minibuses
    5 min (4 stops)

    3. Exit on the Vyborgskaya naberezhnaya bus stop
    About 3 min, 220 m
    The destination will be on your right.

    From Lesnaya Underground Station 

    1. Lesnaya Underground Station
    About 3 min, 220 m 

    2. Boarding at Lesnaya Station 
    31 trolleybus, 185 bus
    К10, К131, К149, К175, К369 minibuses
    5 min (3 stops)

    3. Exit on the Vyborgskaya naberezhnaya bus stop
    About 5 min, 300 m
    The destination will be on your right.

    Otherwise, we recommend you to ask your hotel reception to help order you a taxi or use Uber taxi service.

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