21st Coalition Theory Network Workshop

May 19-20 2016

Шломо Вебер на международная конференция Сетевой ассоциации университетов по коалиционной теории игр (21 CTN Annual Meeting)

Оn 19-20 May 2016 NES Center for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions, on behalf of the Coalition Theory Network, organizes the 21st Coalition Theory Network Workshop, to be held in Moscow, Russia.

The Coalition Theory Network (CTN) is an association of nine high-level scientific institutions whose aim is the advancement and diffusion of research in the area of network theory and coalition formation.

The Workshop will be mainly devoted to the theoretical and empirical analysis of networks and groups. This pertains to different aspects of social and economic systems, among which the management of international public goods, the governance of economic unions, the formation of industrial cartels and collaborations, the patterns of racial integration in social networks, the endogenous evolution and structure of institutions, information transmission and incentives, etc.

The keynote speakers of the workshop will be: Prof. Rakesh Vohra, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Prof. Sergiu Hart, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

The workshop is held within the framework of the research project “Economics of new information markets and their optimal organization” supported by the Russian Science Foundation.

Conference program >>>


The role of history and diversity in understanding development

October 9-10 2015
Moscow, Moscow State University

The event was co-organized by the Centre for the Study of Diversity and Social Interactions (CSDSI, New Economic School, Moscow) and the Centre for Research in Economic Development (CRED, University of Namur). The event was held on the basis of and with the support of Economic Faculty of MSU; Russian Venture Company (RVC).

The objective of the Conference was to help bridging the gap between historians and development economists, and to make a strong case for reintroducing history as a field of knowledge in development economics curricula. Arkady Dvorkovich (The Russian Government), Victor Sadovnichy (MSU), Igor Agamirzyan (RVC), Jean-Philippe Platteau(University of Namur), Shlomo Weber (NES), Sergei Kapkov (MSU), Alexander Auazan (MSU) opened the Conference.

There were 39 speakers from the leading universities all over the world, including Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Warwick, Yale University, University of California, Berkeley, Oxford University and more. 7 speakers from NES participated in the Conference as well

About 500 people participated in the Conference. Photos >>>


Gunes Gokmen, Senior Research fellow (NES CSDSI) >>>
Alexey Khazanov, Junior Research fellow (NES CSDSI) >>>