Dr. Radu Tanase

Senior Research Associate

Tel.: +41 44 634 9200

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.”

Albert Einstein



Radu is a research assistant at the URPP in Social Networks at the University of Zürich. After having finished his master degree in statistics at ETH Zürich with a thesis on causal inference, he decided to start his PhD at our chair. He is currently working on answering questions on human behavior and opinion formation with methods from network science and complex systems.


1) Schoenenberger, L., & Tanase, R. (2017). Controlling complex policy problems: A multimethodological approach using system dynamics and network controllability. Journal of Simulation, 1-9.
2) Tanase, R., Tessone, C.J., & Algesheimer, R. (2018). Identification of influencers through the wisdom of crowds. Under review.
3) Tanase, R., & Algesheimer, R. (2018). The effects of social influence and variety seeking on repurchase behavior. Working paper.

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