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Financial and Economic Networks

YSI Focus Session @NetSci24

Start time:

June 19 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm



NetSci Conference 2024


Panel discussion

How to attend

Send your application details via the application form until April 5!


5th April 2024


Overview: The Panel Discussion on Financial and Economic Networks is a focus session of the International School and Conference on Network Science (NetSci 2024), scheduled to be held in Qu├ębec City from June 17th to 21st, 2024. The panel discussion itself will take place on June 19th, 2024. This event offers a unique platform for researchers and scholars interested in financial and economic networks to convene, share insights, and engage in high-level discussions.

Purpose: The primary objective of this panel discussion is to foster interdisciplinary dialogue between experts in network science, economics, and finance. By bringing together scholars from diverse backgrounds, the event aims to explore new perspectives on economic systems and financial markets through the lens of network science. Participants will have the opportunity to present their research, exchange ideas, and receive feedback from peers and seasoned professionals.

Benefits for Participants:

  • Stipend Presentation Opportunity: Participants have the chance to present their work related to financial and economic networks during the panel discussion. This provides an invaluable opportunity to showcase research findings, receive constructive criticism, and establish connections with fellow researchers.
  • Keynote Address: The panel discussion will feature a keynote address by an experienced researcher affiliated with a prominent global organization. This keynote presentation will offer valuable insights and set the stage for discussions on cutting-edge topics in financial and economic networks.
  • International Audience: Participants will have access to an international audience comprising scholars, researchers, and practitioners from various countries and institutions. This exposure can facilitate networking opportunities, collaboration prospects, and the exchange of diverse perspectives.
  • Access to NetSci Conference: Participants will have access to the NetSci conference, allowing them to attend talks, workshops, and other sessions covering a wide range of topics in network science. This extended access provides additional learning opportunities and exposure to interdisciplinary research beyond the panel discussion.

Focus Areas: The panel discussion will focus on leveraging network science to explore novel approaches to understanding economic systems and financial markets. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Network models of financial markets
  • Economic networks and interdependencies
  • Systemic risk and resilience in economic networks
  • Network analysis of trade and globalization
  • Financial contagion and cascading failures
  • Network-based approaches to economic policy and regulation
  • Social Networks
  • Network-based modelling

Call for Participation: Researchers, scholars, and practitioners with an interest in financial and economic networks are invited to participate in the panel discussion. Prospective participants are encouraged to submit abstracts of their work for consideration. Selected presenters will have the opportunity to share their research findings and insights with a diverse audience of peers and experts.

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