GROWTHCOM Project Summer School

Lipari (September 6-12, 2015)
GROWTHCOM Project Summer School: Socio-Economic Complex Systems
Target audience: PhD students, postdocs, young and senior researchers interested in Socio-Economic Complex Systems.
The deadline for application is July 20, 2015. The official language is English.

The school is organized within the Project Growthcom “Growth and Innovation Policy-Modelling: Applying next Generation Tools, Data and Economic Complexity Ideas” financed by the European Commission within the FP7 Framework Programme.

The aim of this summer school is to propose a novel approach empirically grounded on Big Data analysis to unravel the patter of economic development and technological innovation.
For this purpose it is necessary to focus on the complex structure of the economy starting from the micro level of technologies, products, capabilities and transactions up to the macro level of country exports.
A common element of this analysis is their foundation on datasets whose key information is provided in terms of networks, and that will be inquired thanks the tools of economic complexity and network analysis.