Sebastian Ille

Sebastian Ille

Northeastern University
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Sebastian Ille is an associate professor of economics at the New College of the Humanities at Northeastern University in London and editor-in-chief of the International Social Science Journal. Sebastian’s research focuses on social systems, individual decision-making, and institutions. His research relies on interdisciplinary methods that combine various approaches across the social sciences to better understand social systems as interconnected and complex processes of different social norms, conventions, individual preferences, and interactions.

Talk Information:

Social Systems and the Complexities of Institutions
August 26, 2022 | 9:00 AM

In this talk, I discuss why social systems are inherently complex and the implications for policymaking. I will present different approaches that help us study the evolution of institutions on the basis of individual and collective actions and will examine some examples in detail. Examples include public education in Egypt and the political and economic crisis in Lebanon.

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