“Ana-mia” sociability: An online/offline social networks approach to eating disorders.
A study of the personal networks, both online and offline, of users of eating-disorders related websites, forums and blogs. Multi-method approach, with social network analysis and computer simulation tools, aiming to draw policy guidelines [read more].
Uncivil bodies: New perspectives and a transdisciplinary approach to eating disorders.
A trans-disciplinary reflection on how eating disorders are changing as part of wider transformations in eating behaviours, attitudes towards food, and how they relate to the dynamics of personal and social relationships [read more].
Testing the “End of Privacy” hypothesis in computer-mediated communication: An agent-based modelling approach.
An agent-based computer simulation approach of how online social networking sites are changing perceptions of privacy, the ensuing ethical challenges and policy guidelines [read more].
Internet censorship and civil unrest
An empirically-informed agent-based simulation approach to understand how use of social media may fuel civil unrest through complex patterns, and to identify suitable policy responses [read more].
Opinion leadership in online communication: a business networks perspective
The creation of a new, original methodology to identify influencers in online interactions is the aim of this project [read more].
Data without Boundaries.
How to improve access to, and sharing of, social science data across Europe, for better research on our societies [read more].
Council of European Social Science Data Archives – Preparatory Phase Project.
Audit of arrangements for social science researchers’ access to data throughout Europe, and research policy recommendations [read more].
Dynamics of advice-seeking networks among judges at the Commercial Court of Paris.
A study of how advice networks in an organisation may impinge on knowledge-transmission, decision-making, norm formation and opition transmission, using statistical models of network dynamics and agent-based computer simulation [read more].
Microfinance – A network analysis.
A study of inter-organisational lending ties in microfinance over three countries, to understand opportunities and constraints that they pose for the developmental goals of the industry [read more].
Georgescu-Roegen on Gossen.
On the convoluted relationship between economic theory and history of economics, through a case study in which personal motives also played a major role [read more].
Economic theory and philosophy.
A series of seminars on how economic theory and philosophy may nourish each other [read more].
Interface economic theory and history of theories.
A 2-day workshop in history of economics, to explore how it can contribute to economics reflection today [read more].
The future of history of economics: Young scholars’ perspective.
A symposium in an international conference, offering young scholars an opportunity to discuss their views [read more].
The origins of mathematical economics: Calculus and price theory.
My Master’s thesis on calculus in eighteenth-century economics, and its development in a PhD dissertation on use of calculus in the development of producer choice, consumer optimisation and supply/demand theories [read more].