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Workshop on Social Networks & Economics
Workshop on Social Networks & Economics

This Workshop is a cross-disciplinary event on Information, Networks, and Markets at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics.

Friday June 17th 2011  8:30 am- 6 pm + evening dinner

Microsoft Research, Cambridge



Please email Cara via if you haven't received an invitation.

Friday June 17 2011


08.30 - 09:00 Registration (please report to Reception) 
09:00 - 09:45   Ronald Burt, University of Chicago, Social Network, Personality, and Performance”
09:45 - 10:30  Andrea Galeotti, University of Essex, “Optimal Communication in Teams 
10:30 - 11:00   Tea, Coffee & Refreshments 
11:00 - 11:45  Robin Dunbar, Oxford UniversityReal world social networks: structure and dynamics bottom-up” 
11.45 - 12:30   Fernando Vega-Redondo , European University Institute, “Social networks, institutions, and the process of globalization” 
12:30 - 1:30   Lunch & Refreshments 



13:30 -14:15  Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania, Competitive Contagion in Networks” 
14:15 – 15:00  David Easley, Cornell University, “Network Formation in the Presence of Contagious Risk” 
15.00 -15.30  Tea, Coffee & Refreshments 
15:30 -16:15   Edoardo Gallo, Oxford University, Network cognition and individual behaviour 
16:15 - 17:00  Sinal Aral, New York University, Identifying Peer Effects through Randomized Trials in Networks” 
17:00 -17:45   Yoram Bachrach, Microsoft Research, “Co-opetition in network tasks” 
18:00   Close 




In collaboration with


Organisers: Peter Key (MSR), Sanjeev Goyal (Cambridge University)

Location: Microsoft Research Cambridge

Local Information: For further details on Microsoft's recommended maps, and travel information please go to: Visit Microsoft Research Cambridge

Workshop Contact: Cara Freeman; Business & Events Coordinator.

Direct Dial: +44 (0) 1223 479 766