Workshop on Networks in Economics and Finance (NETEF 2018)

IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca is honored to host 7th annual Workshop on Networks in Economics and Finance (NETEF 2018) to be held on Friday Sepetember 14th and Saturday September 15th in Lucca Italy. This workshop is organized jointly with CIRANO and the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, and builds on the successful CIRANO Workshops on Networks in Trade and Finance that have taken place in Montreal and Fayetteville, Arkansas over the last six years.

The workshop gathers researches to share and discuss advances in theoretical and empirical analysis of social and economic networks. We welcome researchers working on various topics within economics and finance, including: trade, economic development, game theory, financial contagion, systemic risk, production networks, and network formation.

The keynote speakers of the workshop will be:

Yann Bramoullé (Aix-Marseille School of Economics & CNRS)

Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge)

Vasco M. Carvalho (University of Cambridge)

Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich)


Brown Bag Seminars

Brown Bag occasional seminars are jointly organized together with other research units at IMT on multidisciplinary cross-cutting topics. Invited speakers or resident researchers may present ongoing works or research ideas that touches upon the diverse research interests of the IMT community.

June 6th, 2018. Italian Renaissance, pop culture and the video game industry: the case of Assassin's Creed. Invited speaker: Marcello Simonetta, Medici Archive Project.

March 13th, 2018. The Chinese Belt & Road Initiative: Security and Cybersecurity on the New Silk Road. Invited speaker: Alessandro Arduino, Shanghai Academy of Social Science & King's College London.

March 8th, 2018. Framing Effects and the Elicitation of Preferences in Social Dilemmas: the Role of (Mis)Perceptions. Invited speaker: Simone Quercia, University of Bonn.

January 30th, 2018. Blockchain and its economic implications. Resident speaker: Andrea Canidio, IMT Lucca.

July 17th, 2017. Global ownership and corporate control networks. Resident speaker: Armando Rungi, IMT Lucca.