Sponsored jointly by CIRANO and the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, the 6th Annual Workshop on Networks in Trade and Finance will take place on Friday September 29 and Saturday September 30, 2017 in Montreal, Canada. This conference builds on the successful CIRANO Workshops on Networks in Trade and Finance that have taken place in Montreal and Fayetteville, Arkansas over the last five years.
Networks are everywhere. Global trade, supply chains, financial markets, the World Wide Web, professional and social communities are examples of interconnected systems that are important to the structure and function of the modern world. Networks are a general yet powerful means of representing patterns of connections or interactions between parts of such systems. The network approach facilitates an understanding of mechanisms and reveals patterns in the data that are difficult to see using other approaches. Of particular recent interest is the role of networks in facilitating the development and dissemination of innovation and new technologies. With this as the leitmotiv, this workshop aims to bring together a group of researchers in the related areas of trade, finance, economic development, sociology, and business, with the following goals:
Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations
1130 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, suite 1400
Montréal, Québec (Canada) H3A 2M8
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