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Fribourg Team (01 May 2009)

After an off-period (which was longer than expected and for which we apologize), we are glad to have the Econophysics Forum up again with some new functionality added. ...
Economics needs a scientific revolution

Jean-Philippe Bouchaud (09 January 2009)

Compared to physics, it seems fair to say that the quantitative success of the economic sciences is disappointing. Rockets fly to the moon, energy is extracted from minute changes of atomic mass without major havoc, global positioning satellites help millions of people to find their way home. What is the flagship achievement of economics, apart from its recurrent inability to predict and avert crises, including the current worldwide credit crunch? ...


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Three PhD positions in sociology at Linnaeus University, Sweden [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 04 March 2016

The Department of Social Studies is looking for three PhD students in sociology. The department is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences, with about 30 employees and circa 500 students per annum. Research at the department covers a wide spectrum of topics and methods including, but not limited to, organizational and institutional analysis, environmental sociology, and computational social sciences.  ...
Postdoctoral positions in complex networks and systems at Indiana University [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 03 March 2016

The Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research has two open postdoctoral positions on the characterization and modelling of complex systems. The appointments start in Fall 2016 for one year and are renewable for another year, subject to funding and performance. The salary is competitive and benefits are generous.   ...
Two post-doc positions in Participatory City Making in Delft

posted by matus's picturematus, 25 February 2016

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Postdoctoral fellowship in computational social sciences in Sweden [URL]

posted by matus's picturematus, 15 February 2016

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who will contribute to the establishment of a computational social science research group with a main (but not exclusive) focus on environmental issues. We are planning to both exploit the richness of existing data resulting from online interactions and to design and implement web-experiments. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about the use and analysis of big data. A good expertise in experimental methods, social simulation or network analysis also represents an advantage.  ...
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...


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