Special PhD day!

Are you a PhD candidate currently conducting research on clusters, industrial districts, local systems? “Rethinking Clusters” gives you a unique opportunity to improve your work: an entire day (15th May 2019) will be addressed to PhD students.

After the submission of your manuscript (final or work in progress), you will have the valuable opportunity to exploit the experience of eminent scholars within your field of research.

You will have the possibility to:

  • Present your research in front of a panel of distinguished scholars;
  • Debate with panel members about your research;
  • Receive valuable feedbacks and suggestions about your manuscript.Following the suggestions received, your research will certainly become more publishable. In fact, the panel is made up of scholars with several publications within the field  and some are members of Editorial Boards of Journals focused on the topic of the workshop.

    More specifically, the panel will suggest you how to improve the definition of the unit of analysis, the statement of the research question, the methodology employed to conduct the research.
    Both theoretical and empirical contributions (qualitative or quantitative) can be presented. Works in progress are welcome as well.

    To take part in the PhD day, you are asked to submit your manuscript specifying that your proposal is for the Phd special day