School of Economics

1st Kent Workshop on Networks in Economics

Friday 29 September 2017, 12.00-18.15

This half-day workshop brings together leading researchers working on theoretical and empirical aspects of networks in economics. Confirmed speakers include Sanjeev Goyal (Cambridge), Yann Bramoullé (Aix-Marseille School of Economics), Gabrielle Demange (EHESS and Paris School of Economics), Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern), Friederike Mengel (Essex) and Julien Labonne (Oxford).

The workshop is public and open to all, however, spaces are limited.

Organisers: Nizar Allouch and Bansi Malde

The workshop is funded by the School of Economics at Kent, and by the French National Research Agency (ANR) through the program 13 JSH1 0009 01.


Friday 29 September

Time Topic Presenter
11.45 - 12.45 LUNCH  
12.45 - 13.30 Enhancing dual activities in a social network Gabrielle Demange
Paris School of Economics
13.30 - 14.15 Family Networks and Distributive Politics (with M Fafchamps) Julien Labonne
University of Oxford
14.15 - 14.45 BREAK  
14.45 - 15.30 Migration networks and household investment: Evidence from China Cynthia Kinnan
Northwestern University
15.30 - 16.15 Compliance Behaviour in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment Friederike Mengel
University of Essex
16.15 - 16.45 BREAK  
16.45 - 17.30 Altruism and Risk-Sharing in Networks Yann Bramoullé
Aix-Marseille School of Economics
17.30 - 18.15 The Strategy of Conquest Sanjeev Goyal 
University of Cambridge
19.00 - 21.00 DINNER – The Goods Shed (next to Canterbury West train station)  





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