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Research Interests

Economic Theory, Networks.


Sanjeev Goyal is a pioneer and leading international scholar in the study of social and economic networks. His book, `Connections: an introduction to the economics of networks`, was published in 2007 by Princeton University Press. A Chinese translation appeared in 2010.

Sanjeev Goyal is a Fellow of the British Academy and was the Founding Director of the Cambridge-INET Institute.

Recent Publications

Published Papers

Gagnon, J. and Goyal, S. Networks, markets and inequality, (2017) American Economic Review
Choi, S., Galeotti, A and Goyal, S. Trading in networks, (2017) Journal of the European Economic Association
Dziubinski, M. and Goyal, S. How do you defend a network?, (2017) Theoretical Economics
Cerdeiro, D.A., Dziubinski, M. and Goyal, S. Individual security, contagion, and network design, (2017) Journal of Economic Theory
Bramoullé, Y. and Goyal, S. Favoritism, (2016) Journal of Development Economics

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Goyal, S., Hernández, P., Martínez-Cánovasz, G., Moisan, F., Muñoz-Herrera, M. and Sánchez, A. Integration and Segregation, (2017) CWPE1721
Dziubinski, M., Goyal, S. and Minarsch, D. E. N. The Strategy of Conquest, (2017) CWPE1704
Dasgupta, P. and Goyal, S. Narrow Identities, (2016) CWPE1653
Goyal, S. Networks and Markets, (2016) CWPE1652
Galeotti, A., Ghiglinoy , C. and Goyal, S. Financial Linkages, Portfolio Choice and Systemic Risk, (2016) CWPE1612

Recent Activities

Paul Kleindorfer Lecture, Society of Economic Design, York. 2017.

Public Lecture, Oxford Mathematical Institute. 2017. [video link]

Research Grants

Ibsen- Bridging The Gap From Individual Behaviour To The Socio-Technical Man (ECH2020 FUTURE & EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES (FET))
Complexity-Net: Resilience And Interaction Of Networks In Ecology And Economics (Resinee) (EPSRC)
Research Seminars: Seminars On Networks (ESRC)
Influencing The Influencers: A Theory Of Strategic Diffusion (ESRC)

Keynes Fund Sponsored Projects

Experiments on Financial Networks (JHLB) Research Output
Experiments on 'Networked Markets' (JHLR)


M150 - Economics of Networks
Phd11 - Applied Microeonomic Theory

PhD Students


William Carpenter
PhD Title: Information, Robustness, and Network Control
Alan Walsh
PhD Title: Network Formation: Theory and Applications
Gustavo Nicolas Paez
PhD Title: Regional Economics, Networks, and Development
Sihua Ding
PhD Title: Introductions and Matching in a Network

Professor Sanjeev Goyal

Chair of the Faculty, Professor of Economics

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae

Contact Details
Room: 6
College: Fellow of Christ's College