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Summer School of Mathematics for Economics and Social Sciences

Month: September 2014

Date: September 15--19

Name: Summer School of Mathematics for Economics and Social Sciences

Location: Fondazione Conservatorio Santa Chiara, San Miniato, Italy.


The School aims to improve the knowledge of mathematical methods among graduate students in economics and social sciences, with a focus on techniques which albeit widespread in use are not properly covered in typical graduate programs. The School is an interdisciplinary venue intended to foster the interaction of people coming from the communities of mathematical and social scientists. Topics: The Evolution of Games and Social Contacts: Preferences, Norms and Interactions Participation subject to selection. 20-25 positions available.


Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa, Italy.

Board and support

Board and accommodation provided. On-line application: Application deadline: August 1, 2014. Syllabus: Evolutionary dynamics, Norms, learning and evolution of preferences, Stochastic stability, Social networks and cooperation, Network games A working knowledge of high-level programming language (e.g. Mathematica, MATLAB, Octave) would be useful.