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CARMA 2016 : 1st International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics


When Jul 6, 2016 - Jul 7, 2016
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Feb 19, 2016
Notification Due Apr 4, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 25, 2016
Categories    web & big data in social scien   qualitative and comparative me   advanced regression methods

Call For Papers



1st International Conf. on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics

July 6 - 7, 2016. Valencia, Spain
twitter: @carmaconf


Research methods in economics and business are evolving with the
increasing availability of comprehensive sources of data. As these
methods become more interdisciplinary, the 1st International
Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics (CARMA) aims
to become a forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange
ideas and advances on how emerging research methods are applied to
different fields of social sciences as well as to discuss current
and future challenges.

The CARMA 2016 conference will be held on July 6th and 7th, 2016 at
the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV).

The program committee encourages the submission of articles
discussing challenges related to contemporary issues in qualitative
and quantitative research. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to, the following topic areas:

*Track 1: Web & Big Data in Social Sciences*
Track chairs:
Josep Domenech, Universitat Politecnica de Valecnia
Maria Rosalia Vicente, Universidad de Oviedo

- Big data in official statistics
- Public opinion mining
- Internet econometrics
- Business analytics with social media
- Big data sources & web scraping
- Privacy and legal aspects
- Geospatial and mobile phone data
- Information quality and assessment

*Track 2: Qualitative and Comparative Methods*
Track chair:
Norat Roig-Tierno, ESIC Business & Marketing School

- State of the art of QCA
- Innovation and QCA
- Knowledge sharing and QCA
- Business models and QCA
- Networks and ecosystems and QCA
- Clusters and QCA
- Management and QCA
- Internationalization and QCA

*Track 3: Advanced Regression Methods*
Track chair:
Alicia Mas-Tur, Universitat de València

- Regression analysis
- Partial least squares
- Factor analysis
- Structural equation methods
- Applications to marketing and customer relationship
- Applications to management and industry
- Variable selection in advanced research methods
- Multigroup analysis

Accepted full papers will appear in the conference proceedings,
published by UPV Press in open access, and will be provided with a
DOI number and indexed in major international bibliographic

If you are interested in organizing a special session as part of
CARMA 2016, please contact the organization at

Submission deadline: *February 19, 2016*
Author notification: April 4, 2016
Camera ready due: April 25, 2016
Conference Dates: July 6-7, 2016

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 (extended abstracts or full papers) 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:

Full-paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages (A4 size),
incorporating all text, references, figures and tables. Extended
abstracts (which will not receive a DOI) should not exceed 3 pages.
Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to
register, attend the conference, and present the paper.

CARMA 2016 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the
submissions. This platform provides you with a submissions homepage
where you can register your paper submission and make appropriate
changes. The submission website is:

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:

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.

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