Workshop “Networks and Finance in the Long Term”, Toulouse, June 30, 2016


Toulouse Business School (amphithéâtre Bosco)



Organizers :
David LE BRIS, Toulouse Business School (
Stefano UGOLINI, Sciences Po Toulouse and LEREPS (


For any query, please contact the organizers by e-mail

Abstracts available on the workshop’s page:



10h00-10h20 : Coffee

10h20-10h30 : Welcome and Introduction

10h30-12h30 : Session I : Interpersonal Networks and Economic Development

David LE BRIS (Toulouse Business School) : « Alternative Paths to the Development of the Corporate Form » (joint with William GOETZMANN and Sébastien POUGET)
Ronan TALLEC (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) : « Property and Family in Montesquieu-Volvestre, 1700-1790 »
Claire LEMERCIER (Sciences Po Paris, CSO) : « How Embedded Were the Relationships between European Merchants ? 1750-1850 » (joint with Arnaud BARTOLOMEI, Fabien ELOIRE, Matthieu DE OLIVEIRA, and Nadège SOUGY)

12h30-14h00 : Lunch

14h00-16h00 : Session II : Banking Networks and Financial Stability

Stefano UGOLINI (Sciences Po Toulouse, LEREPS) : « A Network Analysis of the International Financial System During the First Globalization » (joint with Olivier ACCOMINOTTI and Delio LUCENA-PIQUERO)
Olivier ACCOMINOTTI (London School of Economics) : « Global Banking and the International Transmission of the 1931 Financial Crisis »
Elisa GRANDI (Université Paris Diderot, CESSMA) : « Banks and Networks at the Belle Époque : Performance and Stability » (joint with Raphaël HEKIMIAN and Angelo RIVA)

16h00-16h30 : Coffee

16h00-18h00 : Session III : Commercial Networks and Market Structures

Pilar NOGUÉS-MARCO (Université de Genève) : « Anglo-Asian Market Integration in the Early Modern Period (1600s-1800s) : Measuring Price Convergence for the East India Company Importables »
Thi-Hong-Van HOANG (Montpellier Business School) : « The Paris Clandestine Gold Market during World War II : Who Were the Participants ? » (joint with Georges GALLAIS-HAMONNO and Kim OOSTERLINCK)
Olivier BROSSARD (Sciences Po Toulouse, LEREPS) : « Venture Capitalist Networks’ Structure and Geographic Proximity : A Cross-Country Empirical Study » (joint with Amélie ADATTE)

18h00-18h30 : Roundtable : What Have We Learned ?


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