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CARMA 2018 : CARMA 2018 - Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences


When Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 23, 2018
Notification Due May 11, 2018
Final Version Due May 28, 2018
Categories    internet and big data sources   big data methods in economics   big data methods in economics   digital transformation

Call For Papers



2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics
– Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences –

July 12 - 13, 2018. Valencia, Spain
twitter: @carmaconf



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 2nd 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 and sources are applied to different fields of social sciences as well as to discuss current and future challenges.

The CARMA 2018 conference will be held on July 12th and 13th, 2018 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
Information quality and assessment
- 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
Electronic Government
Smart Cities
Industry adoption
Gender bias

If you are interested in organizing a special session as part of CARMA 2018, please contact the organization at

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 23 March, 2018
Acceptance notification: 11 May, 2018
Camera ready due: 28 May, 2018
Conference: 12-13 July, 2018

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 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.

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 2018 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 advanced qualitative and quantitative research across all disciplines.

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