Foros Doctorales

Foro Doctoral YSI – LALICS 2019

Doctoral Forum on Complexity Economics and Economics of Innovation

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro / YSI / LALICS 

Rio de Janeiro  

February 18 - 20, 2019

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the Young Scholars Initiative’s Complexity Economics Working Group (YSI - CEWG) and the Latin American Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (LALICS) invite you to submit a proposal paper to the 1st PhD Forum on Complexity Economics and Economics of Innovation, that will be placed at the Economics Institute of UFRJ, in Rio de Janeiro, from 18th to 20th, February, 2019. This activity is part of the “Summer Course on Model-Based Macroeconomics”.


Topics of interest:

  • Models of complex economic systems
  • Agent-based models
  • Applications of economic, ecological, or social networks
  • Innovation and technological change
  • Input-Output analyses and related methods
  • Structural decomposition analysis


  • Objective

The goal of this Project is to present a proposal of the organization of a doctoral forum in February 18-20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in combination with the event “School of DSGE and Agent Based Model”, organized by Economics Institute of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The aim of this initiative is to strengthen the ties of Brazilian/Latin American researchers in the areas of Complexity and Innovation Economics. There is an increasing of the number of researchers in Brazil and Latin America working on themes related to the models of complex economic systems, agent-based modeling, economic, ecological, or social networks, as well as input-output analyses and related methods, without a proportional increasing in the support to conferences and other ways to permit to the researchers to share knowledge and then to accelerate the quality and impact of their research.


Marília Bassetti (Economics Institute, UFRJ, Brazil):

Danilo Spinola (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, NL):

Tulio Chiarini (National Institute of Technology, Brazil):

Cristiano Santos (Economics Institute, UFRJ, Brazil):


Apply by the e-mail:

Deadline: January, 18, 2019

Questions concerning this call may be sent to the organizers:

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