Month: March 2016

Two PhD positions on corporate control and network analysis

Two fully funded PhD positions are available at CORPNET, University of Amsterdam. Closing date 1 May. Starting date (no later than) 1 september 2016. We’re a multidisciplinary team, bringing together political science, computer science, network science, sociology, and based at the Amsterdam Insitute for Social Science Research. We’re interested in networks of corporate control. See https://corpnet.uva.nl For …

The financial collapse and the impact on corporate elites

The 2008 financial collapse posed the biggest challenge to the global economy since the Great Depression. Unlike the 30’s the global economic governance system survived. A study of the University of Amsterdam explains how. The results are published in the journal ‘Global Networks’, Eelke Heemskerk, Meindert Fennema (UvA) and William K. Carroll (University of Victoria) show that …