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3rd PhD Workshop in Economics of Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge


Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Vilfredo Pareto Doctorate program of the University of Turin and BRICK, Collegio Carlo Alberto, are pleased to announce that the 3rd Doctoral Workshop in Economics of Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge will be held on January 21-22, 2016 at the Collegio Carlo Alberto. The deadline for abstract submission is November 8, 2015.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together PhD students from all over the world working in the broad field of Economics of Innovation and Complexity. The Workshop will provide participants with a great opportunity to network with peers researching on similar topics and to receive feedbacks from both junior and senior scholars.

We invite PhD students in their 2nd and 3rd year to submit their extended abstract (max 1000 words) of their medium or advanced stage paper on the following topics:

Economics of Innovation

• Development & Economic Change

• Diffusion of Innovation

• Economics of Science

• Entrepreneurship & Firm Dynamics

• Green Innovation & Environment

• Innovation in Developing Countries

• Innovation Policy

• Patents


Complexity Economics

• Agent-based models for Economic Analysis

• Behavioral Economic Analysis in Simulation Models

• Network Analysis for Economic purposes


We also welcome papers on the above topics that adopt Historical analysis as methodological approach.



The event will cover two days (January 21-22, 2016) and take place at the Collegio Carlo Alberto. In addition to parallel sessions, recognized scholars will provide keynote speeches.

• Professor Ulrich Witt (Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena)

• Professor Marco Vivarelli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)

• Professor Flaminio Squazzoni (Università degli Studi di Brescia)



Registration: No registration fee is required.


Important Dates

1. Extended deadline for abstract submission: November 8, 2015

2. Decision of abstract acceptance: November 23, 2015

3. Deadline for registration and submission of final paper: December 1, 2015


Submission Details

In order to apply, interested candidates are invited to fill in the form and to submit their extended abstracts at the following link:




You may ask for additional information by contacting the Organizing Committee:

Email: phd_workshop@carloalberto.org

Website: http://www.brick.carloalberto.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=96&Itemid=76

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