Lehrstuhl für Geld, Währung und Internationale Finanzmärkte

Econophysics Colloquium 2008

August 28-30, 2008 in Kiel, Germany



The annual colloquium, now in its fourth consecutive year, provides a platform for the presentation of interdisciplinary ideas from different communities, for instance economics and finance, physics, mathematics, biology, computer science, engineering, etc.

The conference's main aim is to foster an open-minded, cross-fertilizing, and regular exchange of ideas among scholars and practitioners of the different fields in a friendly environment.

Conference Topics

Conference topics traditionally include the application of methods and modeling paradigms from statistical physics and complexity science to socio-economic questions and problems, for instance in the following fields:

- Statistical and probabilistic methods in economics and finance
- Multi-scaling analysis and modeling
- Complex socio-economic networks
- Agent-based models in economics and finance
- Evolutionary economics
- Information, bounded rationality, and learning
- Markets as complex adaptive systems
- Non-linear dynamics and econometrics

Important Dates

- Deadline for abstract submission - April 25, 2008
- Notification of acceptance - May 30, 2008
- Deadline for paper submission - July 18, 2008
- Deadline for registration - August 1, 2008


- Simone Alfarano
- Reiner Franke
- Thomas Lux
- Mishael Milakovic

Department of Economics, University of Kiel,
Olshausenstr. 40, D-24118 Kiel, Germany
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