Santa Fe Institute

Dynamics of Networks and Inequality

Working Group

February 01, 2017 - February 03, 2017
9:00 AM
Noyce Conference Room

Abstract.  This workshop represents the continuation of a long-standing series of successful workshops held at SFI under the heading “Dynamics of wealth inequality”, and is the first of four workshops funded by an NSF IBSS grant entitled “The effect of social networks on inequality”. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together a large team of anthropologists, economists, and complex systems scientists in order to study the co-evolution of social networks and wealth inequality in small-scale human societies. This work tests predictions that the structure of social networks affects the degree of inequality in wealth, and explore the mechanisms by which this may occur.

Purpose: Research Collaboration

SFI Host: Paul Hooper, Jeremy Koster, Samuel Bowles, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Matthew Jackson, and Simon DeDeo

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