Call for papers

4th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics
– Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences

29 July – 1 July, 2022 · Valencia, Spain (hybrid conference)
http://www.carmaconf.org

Scope

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 4th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics (CARMA) 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 2022 conference will be held on 29 July – 1 July 2022. It is planned as a hybrid conference (virtual and face-to-face conference, simultaneously), being the in-person part held at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).

Topics of interest

The program 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
    • Web scraping
    • Social media and public opinion mining
    • Geospatial and mobile phone data
  • Big Data methods in economics and social sciences
    • Sentiment analysis
    • Internet econometrics
    • Machine learning econometrics
    • Information quality and assessment
    • Crowdsourcing
  • Internet and Big Data applications
    • Official statistics
    • Tourism forecasting
    • Business analytics with social media
    • Social behavior and mobility patterns
    • Consumer behavior, eWOM and social media marketing
    • Politics and social media
    • Bibliometrics and sciencetometrics
  • Digital transformation and global society
    • Privacy and legal aspects
    • Data Economy
    • Electronic Government
    • Smart Cities
    • Industry adoption
    • Gender bias

If you are interested in organizing a special session as part of CARMA 2022, please contact the organization at carmaconf@upv.es

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 15 March 2022
Acceptance notification: 16 May 2022
Camera ready due: 27 May 2022
Conference: 29 June – 1 July 2022

Publications

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. The previous edition is already indexed in the Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Web of Science Core Collection (former ISI Proceedings).

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:

http://www.visitvalencia.com/en/home

Submission guidelines

Authors from all over the world are invited to submit original and unpublished papers or extended abstracts, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. All submissions will be peer reviewed by the program committee based on their originality, significance, methodological soundness, and clarity of exposition.

Submissions must be written in English and should be in PDF format. They must follow the instructions in the template file, available in Microsoft Word format at:

http://www.carmaconf.org/template.docx

Paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages (A4 size), incorporating all text, references, figures and tables. These guidelines are strict: papers failing to adhere to the guidelines (by being more than 8 pages, altering margins or not following the template) will be rejected without consideration of their merits. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present the paper.

CARMA 2022 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:

http://www.carmaconf.org/submissions/

The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking to promote advanced qualitative and quantitative research across all disciplines.