Home page of Bertrand M. Roehner
Created: 6 October 2002. Last update: 27 July 2014
LPTHE, University of Paris 6
4 place Jussieu, F-75005 Paris, France,
Phone: +33 1 44 27 39 16
Research interest key-words:
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.
WHAT IS ECONOPHYSICS? Its origin, rational and purpose
How can history become a real science?
Driving Forces in Physical, Biological and Socio-economic Phenomena
Teaching material (including various data sets)
Interaction Maximization as an Evolution Principle for
Social Systems (8 chapters)
Seminars given in Singapore, China, Japan (2007, 2008, 2009)
Probing social links
(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.
Military occupation episodes: Japan,
Germany, Iceland, Hawaii, China, South Korea, ...
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.
in Japanese for the book on the occupation of Japan
What can population pyramids tell us about past events?
Apprentissage de la programmation
Scanned articles (click)
Articles and invitated talks (click)
Book summaries (click)
Book covers (see below; it may take a few
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Economica, Paris (1991) ------------ Larousse, Barcelona (1996)
Springer-Verlag, Berlin (1995) ----- Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2000)
Elsevier, Amsterdam (2001) --------- Cambridge U.P., Cambridge (2002)
Harvard U.P., Cambridge, Mass. (2002) ------- Rowman-Littlefield (2002)
Odile Jacob, Paris (2004) ------- Cambridge U.P., Cambridge (2007)
UPMC, LPTHE, Paris (2008) -- Springer (2009, 4 new chaps on the depression)