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Ines Lindner is associate professor of Mathematical Economics at the Department of Econometrics/OR at the Vrije Univerisiteit Amsterdam. She graduated from the University of Hamburg as Diplom-Mathematikerin in 1998 and completed her Ph.D. in Mathematical Economics in 2003.

Before joining VU Amsterdam in 2007, she held the positions at CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain (BE), Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey (USA) and Utrecht School of Economics.

She has published in leading economics journals (Journal of Development Economics, Social Networks) and is Tinbergen Institute Research Fellow.

Ines is the head of SBE Innovation Center which was nominated for the VU Innovation Price is 2015. In 2017, she won the VU Innovation Price for the Online Summer Prep-Campus SBE.



Social and Economic Networks, Collective action, Theory and Measurement of Voting Power. 



Courses Undergraduate Level

SBE Online Summer Prep-Course, bachelor of Economics, Business Administration & International Business Administration, Philosphy and Politics in Economics

Mathematical Economics II, bachelor of Econometrics & OR

Methods of PPE I (with Rene van den Brink and Lieven Decock), bachelor People in Philosphy, Politics and Economics, VU

Introduction to Mathematical Economics, bachelor of Econometrics & OR


Courses Graduate Level

The Economics of Networks (with Marco van der Leij), Tinbergen Institute

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  • HB Economic Theory
  • Social Networks
  • Economic Networks
  • Collective Action
  • Voting Power
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Social and Economic Networks
  • Economic Growth

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voting Social Sciences
collective decision Social Sciences
collective behavior Social Sciences
Voting Mathematics
Limit Theorems Mathematics
Game Mathematics
EU Social Sciences
decision making Social Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2018

Naive Learning in Social Networks with Random Communication

Heidergott, B. F., Huang, J. & Lindner, I., 2018, 018/II ed., Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 33 p.(TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 2018, no. 018/II)

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Innovation and Inequality in a Small World

Lindner, I. & Strulik, H., 2017, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute, 43 p.(TI Discussion Paper Series; vol. 17, no. 057/II)

Research output: Working paperProfessional

The prediction value

Koster, M., Kurz, S., Lindner, I. D. & Napel, S., 2017, In : Social Choice and Welfare. 48, 2, p. 433-460

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Diffusion of behavior in network games with threshold dynamics

Huang, J., Koster, M. & Lindner, I. D., 2016, In : Mathematical Social Sciences. 84, November, p. 109-118

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Social Support
Disease Outbreaks

Topics on social and economic networks

Huang, J., 2016, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. 132 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Activities 2009 2011

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Conference

Participant in symposium

Lindner, I. D. (Speaker)
21 Mar 2011

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Tinbergen Workshop on Economic Theory and Game Theory, Tinbergen Institute and VU University Amsterdam

van den Brink, J. R. (Organiser), Houba, H. E. D. (Organiser), Estevez Fernandez, M. A. (Organiser), Lindner, I. D. (Organiser)
4 Mar 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

From Tradition to Modernity: Economic Growth in a Small World

Lindner, I. D. (Speaker)
24 Nov 2011

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Terrorist targeting, information, and secret coalitions

Lindner, I. D. (Speaker)
7 Jul 2010

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic