Scientific Board

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The CTN Scientific Board is made up of one representative per each Partner of the Network. The role of the Scientific Board is to decide joint initiatives, approve new partnerships, referee the research papers submitted for the CTN annual workshop, or for publication in our working paper series and newsletter.

The CTN Scientific Board is currently composed by:


Anna Bogomolnaia

Anna Bogomolnaia received her Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, in 1998. She also holds Master degree in Mathematics from St. Petersburg University, Russia. Before joining University of Glasgow in 2013, she worked at University of Nottingham, Southern Methodist University, and Rice University.






Yann Bramoullé

Yann Bramoullé graduated from École Polytechnique in France in 1995 and obtained his PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2002. He was an economics professor at Laval University in Québec until 2012 and is now a CNRS Research Fellow at Aix‐Marseille University. He was nominated for the prize of the best French young economist in 2013. He currently works on the interaction between markets and networks, a project for which he obtained an ERC consolidator grant in 2014, on strategic interaction and networks, on altruism in networks, and on the econometrics of social networks.





Burak Can

Burak Can is an assistant professor at the microeconomics group in Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Bogazici University, and a M.Sc. degree in Economics from Istanbul Bilgi University. He acquired his M.Sc degree under the supervision of M. Remzi Sanver in July 2007 and his PhD degree at Maastricht University under the supervision of Bettina Klaus in February 2012.

Until February 2014, he worked as a post doc on his NWO Open Competition-400-09-354 project about Ideological Distance and Democratic Decision Making at Maastricht University.

Since February 2014, he is working as an assistant professor on his NWO VENI project, about Policy Design in Dynamic Matching Markets.




Carlo Carraro

Professor Carlo Carraro is Professor of Environmental Economics and Econometrics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has been President of the University of Venice from 2009 to 2014 and Director of the Department of Economics from 2005 to 2008. 
He is Director of the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Programme of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Director of the International Center for Climate Governance.
In 2008, he has been elected Vice-Chair of the Working Group III and Member of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He has been working as IPCC Lead Author since 1995. He is Research Fellow of CEPR, London,  CESifo, Munich, and CEPS, Brussels.
Professor Carraro has a proven track record and international recognition in many relevant fields. He has written more than 200 papers and 30 books on the international coordination of monetary policy,  coalitions and group formation in economic systems, international negotiations and the formation of international environmental agreements, the econometric modelling of integrated economies, climate change modeling and policy.


Tomás Rodríguez Barraquer 

Tomás Rodríguez Barraquer is assistant professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and obtained his Ph.D from Stanford University in 2011. Afterwards, he became Max Weber Fellow in the European University Institute, from 2011 to 2013His research interests are Social Networks, Political Economy and Game Theory. Currently Tomás is focusing his efforts on defining influence in non-cooperative models of peer effects, and on an empirically workable model that simultaneously contemplates peer effects and network formation.




Agnieszka Rusinowska

Agnieszka Rusinowska is CNRS Research Professor (Directeur de Recherche) in Economics at Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne. She obtained her PhD in Economics at Warsaw School of Economics in 2000. Since 2007 she works at CNRS in France. Her main research interests concern Game Theory and Social Choice Theory: network and coalition formation, influence, voting power, bargaining. Agnieszka Rusinowska published about 60 articles in journals and as books contributions, and gave over 100 talks at international conferences and invited seminars. She co-organized several international conferences and workshops. Prof. Rusinowska is involved in several boards and committees at CES: she is director of the research group Mathematical Economics and Games, member of CES Management Board, of Council of CES, of Scientific Advisory Board at University Paris 1. She is/was member of two French committees: CNU (National Council of Universities, 2007-2011), CoNRS (National Committee for Scientific Research, since 2011). She is associate editor in International Game Theory Review


Vincent Vannetelbosch

Vincent Vannetelbosch is Professor of Economics at the University of Louvain, Senior Research Associate at the National Fund for Scientific Research and Associate Fellow at the Saint-Louis University. Vincent's research interests are game theory, bargaining theory, group formation and network theory, industrial organization.







Shlomo Weber

Shlomo Weber is Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor of Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA, and Acting Rector at New Economic School, Moscow. He holds M.Sc. cum laude in Mathematics from Moscow State University and Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Weber served as the Chairman of the Department of Economics at SMU, the Research Director of CORE at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, and the Academic Director of the International School of Economics, Tbilisi, Georgia. He received various international prizes, including Alexander von Humboldt Prize for outstanding foreign scientists and the 3rd wave Megagrant Award for outstanding scientists from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. Professor Weber serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Global Development  Network and of the International Advisory Board of the Economic Education Research Consortium. Professor Weber published more than 100 articles in leading journals in economics and political science. His interests focus on documentation, measurement, and impact of societal diversity and social interactions in heterogeneous societies.


Myrna Wooders

Myrna Wooders is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Editor of Journal of Public Economic Theory, President of the Association of Public Economic Theory and Founding Editor of Economics Bulletin, Her research areas are public economic theory, game theory and network theory, including club theory, the theory of local public goods and coalition theory.

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