Challenging Conventional Economics

Professors Peter Richmond and Stefan Hutzler (Department of Physics, Trinity College Dublin)

CA110, J.E. Cairnes Building, NUI Galway 01:00 :: 23rd January 2014

he Social Sciences Computing Hub at the Whitaker Institute invites you to a book launch and talk by the authors of Econophysics and Physical Economics, published by Oxford University Press.

Professors Peter Richmond and Stefan Hutzler, Physicists working at TCD are among the pioneers of Econophysics and their decade long work has culminated in a textbook recently published by the Oxford University Press - Econophysics and Physical Economics.

The talk will be of interest to Economists and Social scientists in general, Physicists, Mathematicians, and Engineers and other Scientists working or interested in Complex Systems.


2:00pm: Welcome and a brief background - Dr. Srinivas Raghavendra

2:05pm: Release of the book and introductory remarks - Professor Chris Curtin, Vice-President for Performance and Innovation, NUI Galway

2.15pm: Talk by Professors Peter Richmond and Stefan Hutzler

3:15pm: Discussion

3:30pm: Coffee/Tea

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