Econometric Society Conference on the Economics of Networks

Date & Time

From: 8 November 2016
Until: 9 November 2016




Universidad EAFIT, Medellín

The Econometric Society along with Universidad EAFIT welcomes you to the Conference on the Economics of Networks, to be held at Universidad EAFIT campus prior to the LACEA – LAMES 2016 Annual Meetings.

The conference will host the inaugural Hotelling Lecture in Economic Theory by Matthew Jackson from Stanford University.

Local Organisers: Juan Felipe Mejía and Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza


Day 1, 8 November 2016

14:30 – 15:30

Aureo de Paula (UCL), “Identifying and Estimating Social Connections from Outcome Data”

15:30 – 16:30

Vasco Carvalho (Cambridge), “Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake”


17:00 – 18:30

Matthew Jackson (Stanford), Hotelling Lectures (Part 1)

Day 2, 9 November 2016

9:30 – 10:30

Bryony Reich (Northwestern University), “The Diffusion of Innovations in Social Networks”

10:30 – 11:30

Omer Tamuz (Caltech), “The Speed of Social Learning”


12:00 – 13:00

Adam Szeidl (Central European University), “Media Capture through Favor Exchange”


14:30 – 15:30

Ana Babus (Chicago Fed), “Strategic Fragmented Markets”

15:30 – 16:30

Mihai Manea (MIT), “Information Resale in Networks”


17:00 – 18:30

Matthew Jackson (Stanford), Hotelling Lectures (Part 2)

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This event is sponsored by cemmap and The Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University.

* Participants must be members of the Econometric Society