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Paul Ormerod (06 September 2002)

Econophysics as a concept has now been around for several years. Conferences are starting to be held in the name of the discipline -- the Bali jamboree being the latest example. Time for an economist's opinion on the ADC of econophysics: its achievements to date, the potential dangers faced by physicists coming into economics, and the challenges if econophysics is to make a decisive impact on economics. ...
A beautiful piece of Economics got Nobel!

Yi-Cheng Zhang (01 October 2001)

Last week Bank of Sweden awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics to three economists George Akerlof et al.. While in the past the economics prizes are hardly intelligeable to the outsiders of the profession, the work started by George Akerlof is so simple and beautiful as well as practical that I cannot recommend too highly for physicists to have a look. ...

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Central European University (CEU) proudly announces the launching of its Doctoral Program in Network Science.  Application deadline is February 1, 2015. For more details see cns.ceu.hu ...
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We are looking to recruit a Research Associate to work at the Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School; a multidisciplinary research centre of excellence for the study of the management of economic and societal risks. Based in central Cambridge the Centre's focus is in the analysis, assessment, and mitigation of global risk by political, business and individual decision makers....
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