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A New Kind of Economy is Born

Dirk Helbing (18 September 2013)

The Internet and Social Media change our way of decision-making. We are no longer the independent decision makers we used to be. Instead, we have become networked minds, social decision-makers, more than ever before. This has several fundamental implications. First of all, our economic theories must change, and second, our economic institutions must be adapted to support the social decision-maker, the "homo socialis", rather be tailored to the perfect egoist, known as "homo economicus". ...

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Two Assistant Professor positions in Sociology at Utrecht University

posted by matus's picturematus, 04 January 2016

Job description The two assistant professors will be working in the Department of Sociology. The department has strong research traditions in a wide range of topics in sociology including cooperation problems, social networks, stratification and inequality, families and work, and ethnic relations.   The department is part of the Dutch research school Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS). We teach a bachelor programme in sociology and two master programs: the one-year...
Postdoc position in data-driven modeling at ETH Zurich [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 18 December 2015

At the Chair of Systems Design, we apply complex systems theory to model and to understand the dynamics of social, socio-technical and socio-economic systems. Our approach is inherently quantitative and combines expertise from various disciplines – statistical physics, applied mathematics, computer science, social science and engineering.   We are currently looking for Postdoctoral candidate to fill in a teaching and research position starting as soon as possible or by agreement.  ...
Lecturer(s) in Comparative Sociology and Sociology at the UCD [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 10 December 2015

Applications are invited for up to two permanent Lectureships (above the bar) in the UCD School of Sociology. For one of these permanent lectureships, we are particularly interested in candidates who can make a significant contribution in the field of Comparative Sociology. As with the first post, the second post in Sociology should contribute to and strengthen one or more of the following strategic areas for the School: Comparative Social Change; Crime, Violence and Conflict; Cultural Sociology; Health, Wellbeing and Society or Global Migration and Cultural Differences.  ...
PhD program in Complex Networks & Systems at Indiana University

posted by matus's picturematus, 10 December 2015

The Complex Networks & Systems track of the PhD program in Informatics at Indiana University has been training a new kind of interdisciplinary scientist and professional for over a decade....
Two postdoctoral positions available at the DK-Lab [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 07 December 2015

The DK-Lab, led by Prof. Dmitri Krioukov, has openings for two postdoctoral research associates.  ...

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Should employers pay their employees better?

Sebastien Valeyre, Denis Grebenkov, Qian Liu, Sofiane Aboura, Francois Bonnin

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Social Networks Under Stress

Daniel M. Romero, Brian Uzzi, Jon Kleinberg

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Exploring limits to prediction in complex social systems

Travis Martin, Jake M. Hofman, Amit Sharma, Ashton Anderson, Duncan J. Watts

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Do Cascades Recur?

Justin Cheng, Lada A Adamic, Jon Kleinberg, Jure Leskovec

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Analyses of a Virtual World

Yurij Holovatch, Olesya Mryglod, Michael Szell, Stefan Thurner

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P-values: misunderstood and misused

Bertie Vidgen, Taha Yasseri

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RiskRank: Measuring interconnected risk

József Mezei, Peter Sarlin

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Local cascades induced global contagion: How heterogeneous thresholds, exogenous effects, and unconcerned behaviour govern online adoption spreading

Márton Karsai, Gerardo Iñiguez, Riivo Kikas, Kimmo Kaski, János Kertész

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Volume One: Geometry without Multiplication

Victor Aguilar

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