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The Impact of Promotions in Sarafu Network

June 2, 2020

Teodoro Criscione, a 2nd year PhD candidate at the Department of Network and Data Science, presented his ongoing research on the network of the Community Currency System (CCS) in Kenya, the so called Sarafu Network. The emergence of CSS is driven by the need for an alternative credit system outside the official monetary system in a small and close-knit environment. In order to increase the well-being of a community, this aforementioned scheme focuses on financing community projects. 

Latest Article of Janosov and Colleagues Tackles the Role of Luck in Success

May 20, 2020

The latest article of Milan JanosovFederico Battiston, and Roberta Sinatra published in EPJ Data Science discusses the role of randomness in creative career success and networking patterns. The article was also featured in Nature’s Behavior and Social Science Community, New Scientist, 10Daily, and Qubit. 

Urban Segregation and Mobility

April 29, 2020

On April 28, 2020, Rafiazka Hilman, second year PhD student at DNDS, presented the latest developments and perspectives on her project, entitled "Socioeconomic Dimensions of Spatiotemporal Mobility".

WiDS Budapest Organized for the 2nd Time at CEU

April 7, 2020

See a short video about this year's speakers:

Shock Propagation in the Banking System and Human Navigation on Information Networks

March 10, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the PhD candidates András Borsos and Manran Zhu, from the Department of Network and Data Science, shared the most recent advances of their work in the DNDS Seminar Series.