“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.“Stephen King
This is a course for PhD students interested in obtaining in-depth familiarity with important and current research topics in network science and marketing. We will go through important papers, paying careful attention to details, such as research questions, modeling, and data. The main goals will be: becoming familiar with important, current, research topics in the areas of network science and marketing, and to develop the ability to evaluate new research ideas in this area.
Prof. Dr. Claudio Tessone
Prof. Dr. Selin Akca
PhD students in economics and related areas of social science.
Each semester starting Spring Semester 2016
Work load statement:
The amount of work to be invested in the seminar corresponds 60 hours per semester
Maximum number of students:
The number of students in this course is limited to 12.
In-depth study of papers presented in the seminar.
Reading materials will be provided electronically two weeks before the class.
Good knowledge of methodology in network science and/or econometrics; very good ability to read, communicate and write in English.
The grade will be determined by one written paper, or presentation, or referee report, and by oral participation in class discussions of research papers.
Dates and Location:
20.02, 06.03, 20.03, 10.04. 24.04, 15.05, 29.05.2018
Location: AND 4.57
The application for this seminar is obligatory. Please send an application with an essay detailing your motivation for attendance to Prof. Claudio J. Tessone at firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget to officially register yourself using the registration tools at the University of Zurich AFTER you have received our informal acceptance notification. Booking the seminar without a positive confirmation from our Chair is not implying the right to attend the course. In this case the course will be graded as failed.