Call for papers

6th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics
– Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences

26 – 28 June, 2024 · Valencia, Spain


Research methods in economics and social sciences are evolving with the increasing availability of Internet and Big Data sources of information. As these sources, methods, and applications become more interdisciplinary, the 6th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics (CARMA 2024) is a consolidated forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and advances on how emerging research methods and sources are applied to different fields of social sciences as well as to discuss current and future challenges.

The CARMA 2024 conference will be held on 26 – 28 June 2024 at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)..

Topics of interest

The scientific committee encourages the submission of articles discussing challenges related to contemporary issues in Internet and Big Data in economics and social sciences. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Internet and Big Data sources in economics and social sciences
    • Google Trends and Search Engine data
    • Social media and public opinion mining
    • Web scraping
    • Geospatial and mobile phone data
    • Open data and public data
  • Big Data methods in economics and social sciences
    • Sentiment analysis
    • Internet econometrics
    • AI and Machine learning applications
    • (Causal) Machine learning
    • Machine learning econometrics
    • Statistical learning
    • Information quality and assessment
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Explainability and interpretability
    • Algorithm bias
    • Online Experiments
  • Internet and Big Data applications
    • Politics and social media
    • Sustainability and development
    • Finance applications
    • Official statistics
    • Forecasting and nowcasting
    • Tourism forecasting
    • Bibliometrics and sciencetometrics
    • Social and consumer behaviour, mobility patterns
    • eWOM and social media marketing
    • Labor market
    • Business analytics with social media
    • Advances in travel, tourism, and leisure
    • Digital management
    • Marketing Intelligence analytics
    • Data governance
  • Digital transformation and global society
    • Privacy and legal aspects
    • Data Economy
    • Electronic Government
    • Smart Cities
    • Industry adoption
    • Digital Economy Governance
    • Future of Work
    • Economic Inequality in Data Capitalism
    • Gender bias

If you are interested in organizing a special session as part of CARMA 2024, please contact the organization at

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 2 March 2024 15 March 2024
Acceptance notification: 25 April 2024
Camera ready due: 16 May 2024
Conference: 26 – 28 June 2024

Student Grants

Students with accepted papers at CARMA 2024 are eligible for grants covering conference fees and partial travel expenses. We strongly encourage students to submit their papers and take advantage of this opportunity to share their research and engage with the international academic community.


All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings with a DOI and ISBN number. They will be published in open access by UPV Press and submitted to be indexed in major international bibliographic databases. Some previous editions are already indexed in the Clarivate Web of Science.

About the venue

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and is located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It embraces culture and tradition from the past combined with singular architecture, exciting gastronomy, nightlife, and beautiful white sand beaches. Valencia is the capital city of the Comunitat Valenciana region, which is major tourist destination in summer. More info at:

Submission guidelines

Authors worldwide are invited to submit original and unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. All submissions must be in English and formatted as PDF documents. To ensure proper formatting, please consult the template, available in Microsoft Word format at the following link:

Papers must be between 4 to 8 pages in length, with page dimensions of 170 by 240 mm. The page count includes the title page, comprising the title, abstract, and keywords, as well as the main text, references, figures, and tables. Only manuscripts adhering strictly to the template will undergo peer review by the scientific committee. Evaluation criteria encompass originality, significance, methodological rigor, and clarity of presentation. By submitting a paper, the authors confirm that at least one of them is committed to registering, participating in the conference, and presenting the paper.

CARMA 2024 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the submissions. In order to submit your paper, you must first create an OCS account. OCS will provide you with a submissions homepage where you can register your paper submission and make appropriate changes. The submission website is:

The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking to promote Internet and big data advanced research research across social sciences disciplines.