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CARMA 2024 – Call for Papers

Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences

6th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics
Valencia, Spain
26 – 28 June, 2024


The 6th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics focuses on the increasing availability of Internet and Big Data sources of information, and the related need of interdisciplinary approaches. CARMA 2024 is a leading 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.

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), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2023.

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 topic areas:

  • 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
    • Information quality and assessment
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Explainability and interpretability
  • Internet and Big Data applications
    • Politics and social media
    • Sustainability and development
    • Finance applications
    • Official statistics
    • Forecasting and nowcasting
    • 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 transition and global society
    • Privacy and legal aspects
    • Electronic Government
    • Data Economy
    • Smart Cities
    • Industry adoption
    • Digital Economy Governance

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

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 2 March 2024
Acceptance notification: 25 April 2024
Camera ready due: 16 May 2024
Conference: 26 June – 28 July 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 indexed in the Web of Science (Clarivate).

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:


Paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages, incorporating all text, references, figures and tables. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present the paper.

CARMA 2024 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:

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:

The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking across different disciplines.


26. - 28.06.2024.

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