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Econophysics-inspired New Year thoughts

Hassan Masum (19 December 2004)

In the spirit of a New Year's resolution, consider the character of Econophysics itself. Two attributes of the field stand out: i) the application of careful and (where possible) rigorous modeling and simulation, to ii) questions of socio-economic systems... ...
Brian Arthur's Foreword to the Minority Game Book

Brian Arthur (19 June 2004)

Once in a while a model problem appears that is simple to describe but offers a wealth of lessons. If the model problem is a classic — like the Ising model or the Prisoner’s Dilemma — it both opens up our insight and gives us analytical pathways into an intriguing world. Challet, Marsili and Zhang’s Minority Game problem is such a model. It is a classic ...

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International Scouting for Tenure-Track Positions 2016 [URL]

posted by saraolson's picturesaraolson, 23 June 2016

The IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it), one of the five Schools of Excellence in Italy, is collecting expressions of interest for Tenure-Track faculty positions from exceptional candidates of all ranks in: Economics, Management and Data Science...
PhD Scholarships in Economics, Management Science and Data Science at IMT Lucca (Italy) [URL]

posted by saraolson's picturesaraolson, 10 June 2016

Applications are now being accepted for scholarships for the Economics, Management Science and Data Science (EMDS) curriculum within the 2016/17 PhD program at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it), one of the five Schools of Excellence in Italy.  Perspective students should preferably have a master-level background in economics, management science, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering or in a re...
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) [URL]

posted by giotrix's picturegiotrix, 20 April 2016

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE at the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), to conduct research in the group led by Professor of the Practice, Christopher L. Magee.  Possible areas of investigation will be those compatible with the research needs of ongoing projects within the group....
Research Scientist (Post-Doc) [URL]

posted by mraddant's picturemraddant, 03 November 2015

The Institute of Economics at Kiel University is seeking to fill a position for a  Research Scientist (at post doctoral level with a 3/4 position on German public pay scale E 14) to contribute to the work within the ongoing research project “Financial Distortions and Macroeconomic Performance: Expectations, Constraints, and Interaction of Agents” funded by the European Commission....
Research Scientist [URL]

posted by mraddant's picturemraddant, 03 November 2015

The Institute of Economics at Kiel University is seeking to fill a position for a  Research Scientist (at doctoral student level with a 3/4 position on German public pay scale E13) to contribute to the work within the ongoing research project “Financial Distortions and Macroeconomic Performance: Expectations, Constraints, and Interaction of Agents” funded by the European Commission....

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Beautiful and damned. Combined effect of content quality and social ties on user engagement

Luca M. Aiello, Rossano Schifanella, Miriam Redi, Stacey Svetlichnaya, Frank Liu, Simon Osindero

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How social information can improve estimation accuracy in human groups

Bertrand Jayles, Hye-rin Kim, Ramón Escobedo, Stéphane Cezera, Adrien Blanchet, Tatsuya Kamed...

posted by matus's picturematus, 08 November 2017

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The Dakotas War - An Adventure in Geometry

Victor Aguilar

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How Algebra, But Not Geometry, Is Based on Happy Coincidences

Victor Aguilar

posted by Grozny's pictureGrozny, 31 October 2017

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The inefficiency of Bitcoin revisited: a dynamic approach

Aurelio F. Bariviera

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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Testing the causality of Hawkes processes with time reversal

Marcus Cordi, Damien Challet, Ioane Muni Toke

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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Wealth distribution in presence of debts. A Fokker--Planck description

Marco Torregrossa, Giuseppe Toscani

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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A physical model for efficient ranking in networks

Caterina De Bacco, Daniel B. Larremore, Cristopher Moore

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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A Structural Model for Fluctuations in Financial Markets

Kartik Anand, Jonathan Khedair, Reimer Kuehn

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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Emergent failures and cascades in power grids: a statistical physics perspective

Tommaso Nesti, Alessandro Zocca, Bert Zwart

posted by matus's picturematus, 02 October 2017

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