The Maastricht University School ofBusiness and Economics, on behalf of the Coalition Theory Network, is honoured to host
the 23rd Coalition Theory Network Workshop, to be
held on Thursday 5th – Friday 6th April
2018 at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, 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.

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:



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

for application is Thursday 1st February 2018.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

acceptance/rejection decisions will be communicated by Thursday 15th February

The paper
final version from the presenters and final program drafting is expected by
Tuesday 20th March 2018.


fee for faculty will be 50€, PhD students attend for free
. Registrations will open on Friday 16th February
2018 and close on Sunday 25th March 2018
. The number of
available places is limited. They will be assigned on a first come first served

inquiries should be directed to
workshop is organized by Dr Dominik Karos.