The Adam Smith Business School, on behalf of the Coalition Theory Network, is honoured to host the 22nd Coalition Theory Network Workshop, to be held on Thursday 11th – Friday 12th May 2017 at the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow, UK.

The Coalition Theory Network (CTN) is an association of nine high-level scientific institutions whose aim is the advancement and diffusion of research in the area of network theory and coalition formation.

The Workshop will be mainly devoted to the theoretical and empirical analysis of networks and groups. This pertains to different aspects of social and economic systems, among which the management of international public goods, the governance of economic unions, the formation of industrial cartels and collaborations, the patterns of racial integration in social networks, the endogenous evolution and structure of institutions, information transmission and incentives, etc.

The keynote speakers of the workshop will be:

Professor Bhaskar Dutta, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Professor Yann Bramoullé, Aix-Marseille Universityand CNRS, France

Professor Arun Gautham Chandrasekhar, Stanford University, United States.



Papers or extended abstracts (in pdf format) can be submitted using the submission form available here. Please include Abstract, JEL Codes and Keywords with your submission.  PhD students’ applications are particularly welcome.

Deadline for application is Wednesday 1st March 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

All acceptance/rejection decisions will be communicated by March 15, 2016.

The paper final version from the presenters is expected by April 20, 2016.


Scientific Committee

The workshop Scientific Committee is composed by the CTN Scientific Board representatives:

  • Prof. Anna Bogomolnaia, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Prof. Yann Bramoullé, Université de Marseille and CNRS, France
  • Prof. Burak Can, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Carlo Carraro, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Prof. Tomás Rodríguez Barraquer, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof. Agnieszka Rusinowska, CNRS and Université Paris 1, France
  • Prof. Vincent Vannetelbosch, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Prof. Shlomo Weber, New Economics School, Russia, USA
  • Prof. Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University, USA.

The committee will review submissions and will select the papers accepted for presentation at the 22nd Coalition Theory Network Workshop.



Along with CTN tradition, speakers and other registered participants will not be required to pay a participation fee. Registrations will open on 16th March 2017 and close on 30th April 2017. The number of available places is limited. They will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Further inquiries should be directed to

The workshop is organized by Professor Herve MoulinProfessor Anna Bogomolnaia and Dr Michele Lombardi (all at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow) and is generously funded by the Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow.


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