2nd UNamur-UCL/CORE Winter School on Networks in Economics and Finance


December 12, 2016

December 14, 2016

3 days

CORE, room b-135

During the past decade, both academics and policymakers have recognised the importance of studying interconnectedness and complexity. The objective of our winter school and the associated events over this full week of events is to assess recent progress made in the application of networks for modelling economic and financial systems with an emphasis on econometric issues.


The Winter School will take place from Monday, December 12 to Wednesday, December 14 at CORE (room b-135), Louvain-la-Neuve.
This event is part of a full week devoted to network science organized at CORE:

- From Monday until Wednesday 12-14/12: PhD course on the Econometrics of Networks by Prof. B. Graham (U.C. Berkeley)

Monday, December 12
- From 01:00 PM: Welcome coffee/Registration (CORE Lounge +1)
- 02:00-03:30 PM: Lecture 1 : Describing Networks
- 03:30-04:00 PM: Coffee break
- 04:00-05:30 PM: Lecture 2 : Nonparametrics: Graphons

Tuesday, December 13
- 02:00-03:30 PM: Lecture 3 : Nonparametrics: Graphons
- 03:30-04:00 PM: Coffee break
- 04:00-05:30 PM: Lecture 4 : Network Formation: Heterogeneity

Wednesday, December 14
- 02:00-03:30 PM: Lecture 5 : Network Formation: Strategic Interaction
- 03:30-04:00 PM: Coffee break
- 04:00-05:30 PM: Lecture 6 : Peer Effects

- On Thursday, 12/15, Belgian Network Research meeting BeNet 2016  which gathers scientitst from a wide range of disciplines appling network science.

- On Friday, 12/16, Research meetings with Prof B. Graham.


Registration is open until December 4, 2016. Please send the registration form by email to: fixs.winterschool@unamur.be
Costs for early registration, i.e. until November 20, 2016, are 75 EUR.
Costs for late registration, i.e. from November 21, 2016 until December 4, 2016, are 125 EUR.
They cover teaching material as well as participation to coffee breaks and snacks.

Organising Committee

Sophie Béreau
Yerali Gandica
Tarik Bazgour

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