Flaminio Squazzoni

University of Brescia
Department of Economics and Management

Via San Faustino 74/B
25122 Brescia, Italy

E-mail: flaminio.squazzoni@unibs.it
Phone: +39 030 2988892

Flaminio Squazzoni is associate professor of economic sociology at the University of Brescia, where he leads the GECS-Research Group on Experimental and Computational Sociology

He is editor of JASSS-Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, member of the editorial boards of Research Integrity and Peer Review, Sociologica and Sistemi Intelligenti and advisory editor of the Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science and the Springer Series in Computational Social Science.

He is former President of the European Social Simulation Association (Sept 2012/Sept 2016) and former Director of the NASP ESLS PhD Programme in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies (2015-2016)

His fields of research are agent-based computational sociology, the sociology of markets and peer review. In particular, he is interested to investigate the relevance of social norms and institutions for socio-economic systems' behaviour by integrating experimental and agent-based computational research.

He published articles on the following journals: Social Networks, PLoS ONE, Research Policy, Journal of Informetrics, JASSS, Social Science Computer Review, Complexity, Revue Française de Sociologie, Journal of Applied Mathematics, WIREs Computational Statistics, Higher Education, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Journal of Socio-Economics, Sociological Research Online, History of Economic Ideas, Mind & Society, Community Development Journal, Sociologica, Journal of Financial Management, Markets and Institutions, Stato & Mercato, Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, L'Industria and Sistemi Intelligenti.

EU projects

PEERE-New Frontiers of Peer Review (COST Action TD 1306) (Chair) (2014/2018)

0Discrimination- Discrimination norms enforced and disrupted by social networks: A reserach program using simulation and experiment (Marie Curie IEF, Grant Agreement Number 236953 (January 2010/August 2011) (Beneficiary)

For my full CV, including the full list of publications, click here.

Highlights and news

See the supporting material webpage of the book "Agent-Based Computational Sociology" (Wiley, 2012) for more detail on Flaminio Squazzoni's research. A Persian translation of the book has been recently published. See the book webpage for a new preface written for this new edition.

New articles:

Takács, K., Bravo, G., Squazzoni, F. (2018) Referrals and Information Flow in Networks Increase Discrimination: A Laboratory Experiment. Social Networks, 54: 254-265. doi: 0.1016/j.socnet.2018.03.005.

Bianchi, F., Casnici, N., Squazzoni, F. (2018) Solidarity as a Byproduct of Professional Collaboration: Social Support and Trust in a Coworking Space. Social Networks, 54: 61-72. doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2017.12.002.

Akbaritabar, A., Casnici, N. and Squazzoni, F. (2018) The Conundrum of Research Productivity: A Study on Sociologists in Italy. Scientometrics, 114(3): 859-882. doi: 10.1007/s11192-017-2606-5

Bravo, G., Farjam, M., Grimaldo, F., Birukou, A. and Squazzoni, F. (2018) Hidden Connections: Network Effects on Editorial Decisions in Four Computer Science Journals. Journal of Informetrics, 12(1): 101-112. doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2017.12.002

Casnici, N., Grimaldo, F., Gilbert, N., Dondio, P. and Squazzoni, F. (2017) Assessing Peer Review by Gauging the Fate of Rejected Manuscripts: The Case of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. Scientometrics, 113(1): 533-546. doi: 10.1007/s11192-017-2241-1

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