Fernando Vega-Redondo

Fernando Vega-Redondo is currently a Professor of Economics at Bocconi University. He joined the European University Institute from the Universities of Alicante and Essex in September 2007. He has been a visiting professor at several institutions, including the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Cornell University, the Indian Statistical Institute and the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University.His recent research has focused on social networks, evolution, and learning, both approached from a classical methodological viewpoint (e.g. game theory) as well as from an interdisciplinary perspective (e.g. complex system analysis).He has written extensively on these topics, including books published by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press and a recent Econometric Society monograph. His articles have appeared in journals such as Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Physical Review Letters, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, and Science.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project aims to test whether poor social networks are a key factor limiting the rise of entrepreneurial behaviour in rural areas of low-income countries.
Researchers: Fernando Vega-Redondo, Emanuele Colonnelli
Grants Round: 4th MRG Round
Country: Kenya
This experiment investigates the potential of virtual social networks and access to technology in promoting innovative entrepreneurship in Low-Income Countries. 
Researchers: Fernando Vega-Redondo, Cristiana Benedetti, Paolo Pin, Emanuele Colonnelli, Constantine Yannelis
Grants Round: 13th Round
Country: Ghana