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CEEL Summer school Seventh summer school Biographical sketches of instructor and guest lecturers

 
     
Biographical sketches of instructor and guest lecturers

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AXTELL ROBERT

DUFFY JOHN

GALLEGATI MAURO

GINTIS HERBERT

FRIEDMAN DAN

HOWITT PETER

LEIJONHUFVUD AXEL

TESFATSION LEIGH

 

 AXTELL ROBERT Index

 

 DUFFY JOHN Index

John Duffy earned his PhD in Economics from UCLA. He is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He also serves as Director of the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory and is an associate editor for European Economic Review and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Duffy has used theoretical, computational, empirical and experimental approaches in an attempt to understand the microfoundations of macroeconomic phenomena with a particular focus on adaptive learning behavior and the resolution of coordination problems.

 

 GALLEGATI MAURO Index

Mauro Gallegati is Professor of Advanced Macroeconomics, at the UniversitÓ Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy. He has been visiting professor at Stanford, Columbia and MIT. He published some monographs on heterogeneous interacting agents in economics, and more than 100 papers in leading international economical, mathematical and physical journals on the subjects of economic fluctuations, dynamics, complexity, history of economic analysis, economic history, econophysics and Agent Based Models. He has been invited speaker in several international conferences and is associate editor of several journals. He is currently the President of the international society ESHIA.

 

 GINTIS HERBERT Index

 

 FRIEDMAN DAN Index

Dan Friedman's 1977 dissertation on market dynamics (supervised by Stephen Smale) earned him a Mathematics PhD from University of California, Santa Cruz. He learned something about real-world finance and economics from two years at Bank of America, and then began his academic career at UCLA. He joined the UCSC Economics Department in 1985. Best known for his work in evolutionary game theory and laboratory markets, Dan is currently investigating e-commerce market institutions and the evolutionary foundations of behavioral economics.

 

 HOWITT PETER Index

Peter Howitt is Professor of Economics at Brown University. After receiving a PhD at Northwestern University under Bob Clower's supervision, he went to the University of Western Ontario where he taught from 1972 to 1994. He has written extensively on monetary economics, growth theory, Keynesian economics and the theory of unemployment. He and Clower are currently writing a book on money, markets and firms. From 1995 to 2000 he taught at the Ohio State University and from 2000 he is Professor at Brown University, Rhode Island.

 

 LEIJONHUFVUD AXEL Index

Axel Stig Bengt Leijonhufvud was born in Sweden. He came to the United States in 1960 to do graduate work and obtained his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He taught at the University of California at Los Angeles from 1964 to 1994 and served repeatedly as Chairman of the Economics Department. In 1991, he started the Center for Computable Economics at UCLA and remained its Director until 1997. In 1995 he was appointed Professor of Monetary Theory and Policy at the University of Trento, Italy. His research has particularly dealt with the limits to an economy's ability to coordinate activities as revealed by great depressions, high inflations and (recently) transitions from socialist towards market economies.

 

 TESFATSION LEIGH Index

Leigh Tesfatsion received a Ph.D. in economics, with a minor in mathematics, from the University of Minnesota in 1975. She is currently a professor of economics at Iowa State University, with a courtesy appointment as professor of mathematics. She specializes in Agent-based Computational Economics (ACE), the computational study of economic processes modeled as dynamic systems of interacting agents, with a particular focus on restructured electricity and labor markets. She currently serves as associate editor for the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, and Applied Mathematics and Computation.

 

 

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