Professor Peter Miller presented at Nobel Symposium, Sweden
Professor Peter Miller, Head of the Department of Accounting and Deputy Director of CARR, delivered a presentation titled Figuring out Organizations at the Nobel Symposium on Foundations of Organization, Saltsjobaden, Sweden, August 28-30. The symposium brought together leading anthropologists, economists, organization theorists, political scientists, and sociologists to look at such diverse issues as incentive theories and contracting, power and organizations, institutional emergence, community formation and social hierarchy.
Invited speakers included: Robert Gibbons (MIT), Walter Powell (Stanford), Susan Athey (Harvard), Barbara Czarniawska (Gothenburg), Stewart Clegg (Sydney), Jean Tirole (Toulouse), Ronald Burt (Chicago), Oliver Hart (Harvard), and Michael Hannan (Stanford).
A full list of papers and participants can be found at: http://www.hhs.se/Econ/Nobel/ns2008