Call for Applications: Third Oxford Summer School in Economic Networks

The Oxford Summer School in Economic Networks will
bring together students from a range of disciplines for a week to learn
about the techniques, applications and impact of network theory in
economics and development. We will have globally leading experts guide
lectures and interactive workshops on topics such as social networks, games
and learning, financial networks, economic complexity, urban systems,
and innovation.

We look forward to welcoming a large number of world renowned experts in
economic networks and complexity science. Confirmed guest speakers for the
2019 edition include Prof Matthew Jackson (keynote), Prof Renaud Lambiotte, Dr Taha Yasseri, Prof Doyne Farmer, and others.

The Oxford Summer School in Economic Networks is hosted by the
Mathematical Institute and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the
Oxford Martin School.

Dates: June 24-28, 2019

Location: Mathematical Institute, Oxford Martin School and Department
of Statistics,
University of Oxford


This school is targeted towards graduate students (Masters/PhD)
from Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences, Geography,
Development, and Public Policy. Students from other disciplines and young
professionals are welcome. We will admit a small number of outstanding

You will need some mathematical/computational background (in
particular, familiarity with university level linear algebra and dynamical
systems, and some coding experience). Experience with networks is an
advantage but not compulsory.

There will be practical tutorials and students need to bring their own


You can access the application form here
Please attach (in one document) your up-to-date CV as well as a one page
statement detailing your interest in the school as well as any research
experience you may have.

The deadline for application is March 15, 5PM


The registration fee including all tuition and social events will be 350
pounds sterling. Note: this does not include meals or accommodation. It
does include social events including punting (boating) on the Thames, a
drinks reception, and a walking tour.

We will have a small number of bursaries in the form of a partialor full
fee waiver available. To be considered, please select the appropriate box
in the application.

If accepted, you will need to pay the (non-refundable) registration fee
within 2 weeks of acceptance. This payment deadline can occasionally be
extended by special request.


St. Anne's College has some rooms available at a subsidised rate for a
portion of the summer school (June 25-28). You can book these rooms
by April 30 here,
quoting "Summer School on Economic Networks" in the promotion box.

Other university college rooms may be available here

The organising team is based mainly at the Mathematical Institute (MI), the
Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and the Oxford Martin School
(OMS): Neave O'Clery (Co-chair, MI), Francois
Lafond (Co-chair, INET & OMS), Bassel Tarbush (Economics), Xiaowen Dong (Engineering Science), Samuel
Heroy (MI), and Petrona
Winton (MI).


For more information, contact us at [email protected]