Events in the School of Social Sciences
Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the School of Social Sciences.
Title: Do mandatory disclosures squeeze the lemons?
Elisa Bellotti Nick Crossley Tomas Diviak Presentation of network datasets available for analysis.
Social Statistics Seminar Series: Seminar 1 - Michael Schober on "Exploring New Ways of Using Twitter Content to Augment Survey Data"
Abstract: How and in what ways can social media data best be used to connect with and enhance knowledge gained from traditional surveys? This talk presents progress on a study that takes the metaphor of social media postings as a kind of (very large) focus group from which insights like those from focus groups can be mined. The project invol..
Nick Crossley University of Manchester Music Worlds and Event Networks In earlier work I have conceptualised and analysed 'music worlds' (e.g. the punk scene in London in 1976) as networks of key participants. This approach can be useful and revealing. However, music worlds can also be thought of as networks of events (e.g. gigs and festival..
Title: Evidence Disclosure in Competitive Markets
Petr Matous The University of Sydney Male and stale? Questioning the role of opinion leaders in network interventions Social networks can influence people’s behaviour and therefore it is assumed that central actors in social networks, also called “opinion leaders”, play a key role in driving change in socio-ecological interventions. Th..
Date: October 21, 2022 Conference title: The Chinese Economy in the Long Run Location: The University of Manchester Room: Arthur Lewis Building Boardroom 2.016 (second floor) Note: This conference is expected to take place offline only. The program below is preliminary and subject to change. Conference organizers: Nuno Palma and Meng..