Home page of Bertrand M. Roehner roehner@lpthe.jussieu.fr

Created: 6 October 2002. Last update: 3 August 2017

LPTHE, University of Paris 6

4 place Jussieu, F-75005 Paris, France,

Phone: +33 1 44 27 39 16

  • My centers of interest are reflected in the books whose titles and covers are shown below.

  • WHAT IS ECONOPHYSICS? Its origin, rational and purpose (click)

  • How can history become a real science? (click)

  • Determinants of separatist movements (click)

  • Driving Forces in Physical, Biological and Socio-economic Phenomena (2007) (click)

  • Teaching material (including various data sets) (click)

  • Films and songs (click)

  • Interaction Maximization as an Evolution Principle for Social Systems (8 chapters) (click)

  • Seminars given in Singapore, China, Japan (2007, 2008, 2009) (click)

  • Probing social links (click) (i) Presentation of the project. (ii) Lectures on the principle of interaction maximization (8 chapters). (iii) Role played by social segmentation and fragmentation in the depression which began in 2008 (5 chapters). (iv) Experiments about links in insect populations. (v) BOLA: Beijing archive

  • Military occupation episodes: Japan, Germany, Iceland, Hawaii, China, South Korea, ... (click)

  • The prominent role of the United States in world affairs (click)

  • What can population pyramids tell us about past events? (click)

  • Apprentissage de la programmation (click)

  • CV (click)

  • Scanned articles (click)

  • Articles and invited talks (click)

  • Book summaries (click)

  • Papers in biodemography (click)

  • Two studies about the relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China (click)

  • Book in Chinese introducing a scientific analysis of historical events; presentation in English (click)
  • Presentation in Chinese of the same book (click)

  • Book covers (see below; it may take a few seconds to load the 11 images)



    Left: Economica (1991) ---- Right: Larousse (1996)


    Left: Springer-Verlag (1995) ---- Right: Springer-Verlag (2000)


    Left: Elsevier (2001) ---- Right: Cambridge U.P. (2002)


    Left: ``Pattern and Repertoire in History'' Harvard U.P. (2002) ---- Right: Rowman-Littlefield (2002)


    Left: Odile Jacob (2004) ---- Cambridge U.P. (2007)


    Left: UPMC, LPTHE (2008) -- Right: Springer (2009, Second edition with 4 new chapters)

  • Research interest key-words: Speculative trading, price peaks, sharp peak - flat through pattern, stock price bubbles, comparative history, analytical history, market integration, real estate prices, separatism and separatist uprisings, wheat prices, commodity prices, spatial arbitrage, spatial propagation of price fluctuations, social bonds, social cohesion, military occupation, resistance, suicide, apoptosis, intermarriage, mixed couples, white flight.

    Key-words for occupation episodes: Germany, Iceland, Japan, World War II, MacArthur, Eichelberger, SCAP, SCAPIN, SCAPINs, GHQ, Eighth Army, BCOF, military commission, provost court, court martial, offenses, Military Government, Military police, censorship, Schedule of Restricted Concerns, B-yen, black market, inflation, arson, fraternization, brawls, demonstrations, famine, Shinto.
    Key-words in Japanese for the book on the occupation of Japan (click)