Weekly Announcements – August 31, 2015

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Upgrades Its ERN Government & Public Agency Research Paper Series

We are pleased to announce Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has upgraded its ERN Government & Public Agency Research Paper Series within the Economics Research Network (ERN), which includes, but is not limited to, a customized eJournal distributed to SSRN subscribers.

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View Abstracts: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Board-Governors-Federal-Reserve.html
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Federal Reserve economists produce original research on a broad range of topics relevant to the U.S. and foreign economies. These working papers are preliminary versions that are being shared in a timely manner to a broad research community, with the aim of contributing to scholarly debate and soliciting constructive feedback. This work is also often presented at research conferences and many of the papers are later published in peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly outlets.

Announcing Political Networks Workshops & Conference 2015 Online Proceedings on SSRN

In cooperation with Reed College and Portland State University, the Political Science Network (PSN) is pleased to announce the Political Networks Workshops & Conference 2015. The proceedings are available to all users at no charge and contain abstracts of publicly available papers presented at the conference with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

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View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Political-Networks-Workshops-Conf-2015.html
Conference URL: http://conference.polinetworks.org

The Departments of Political Science at Reed College and Portland State University hosted the 8th Annual Political Networks Conference from June 17-20, 2015 at University Place Hotel in downtown Portland. The conference included 145 total registered and attending participants from 72 different universities and at least five different countries. The conference call for papers invited proposals that engaged in rigorous theoretical and/or empirical research on the application of network concepts to politics and policy, welcoming contributions that developed novel conceptual and methodological approaches to the analysis of political networks. The conference represented research from a broad range of subfields and methodologies, and encouraged submissions from scholars from a wide variety of related fields, including, but not limited to, political science, sociology, economics, anthropology, psychology, business, statistics, computer science and information science.