SCANCOR-Weatherhead Conference


Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00am to 6:30pm


William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

9:00AM-9:30AM Breakfast

9:30AM-9:45AM Welcome

Jesper Strandgaard & Frank Dobbin

9:45AM-11:45AM Labor/Segmentation

Seppo Poutanen, University of Turku
“Digital Platform Work in the Intersection of Markets and Networks: Some Results from the Study of Finnish Upworkers”

Sarah Valdez, Linköping University
“Looking for Ethnic Enclaves in Europe: Evidence from Swedish Population Registers”

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University
“Faculty Diversity Programs: Best Practices and Worst”
By Frank Dobbin, Alexandra Kalev, Gal Deutsch, Leroy Gonsalves, and Kwan Woo Kim

Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist, University of Gothenburg
Roberto Fernandez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Blue and White-Collar Glass Ceilings”
By Roberto Fernandez, Tatiana Lebuzova & Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist

11:45AM-12:45PM Lunch

1:15PM-3:15PM Crossing Borders

Christina Öberg, Örebro University
“The Role of Social Ties for Post-M&A Customer Retention: The Case of Cross-Border Acquisitions among SMEs”

Juho Lindman, University of Gothenburg
“Blockchain-Based Electronic Identification: Cross-Country Comparison of Six Design Choices”

Carsten Greve, Copenhagen Business School
“How and why do International Organizations Develop Public-Private Partnership Policies?”

Seija Kulkki, Aalto University
“Changing Roles of Firms in Society: Societal Transformation through Local and Global Firm-Society Collaboration for Value Creation”

3:30PM-5:00PM Politics and Business

Torkel Strömsten, Stockholm School of Economics
“Sustainable and Fair Supply Chains? From Compliance to Self-regulation and Self-assessment. The Case of Fast Fashion”

Antoinette Hetzler, Lund University
“Regulating Financial Markets: In Whose Interest?”

Jukka Mäkinen, Aalto University
“Liberal Democracy and the Challenges of the Politicization of the Businesses”

5:00PM-6:30PM Dinner William James Hall 1550