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Econophysics: Challenging Conventional Economics

January 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: CA110 (SAC Room), Cairnes Building, NUI Galway Galway Ireland

Speaker(s): Professors Peter Richmond and Stefan Hutzler

Affiliation: Trinity College Dublin

Organised by: Whitaker Institute

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A talk by the authors of Econophysics and Physical Economics, published by Oxford University Press

The Social Sciences Computing Hub at the Whitaker Institute invites you to a book launch and talk by the authors.

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

All Welcome


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