Modeling with Impact


Lisbon, Portugal


The next International Conference on Economic Modeling (EcoMod2016) will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, on July 6-8, 2016. The conference will be hosted by UECE-Research Unit on Complexity and Economics at ISEG-Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa.

The goal of the conference is to promote the exchange of ideas and experience among economists conducting quantitative analysis for policy and decision making in the public and private sectors. The conference will cover all areas of modeling applied to monetary, financial, fiscal, energy, environmental, labor, trade, and development issues.

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EcoMod Modeling School

The EcoMod Modeling School, specifically, the Asia program, will offer 3 simultaneous and intensive five-day courses in Singapore starting on January 18, 2016.

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Modeler of the Month

Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu is Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is among the 10 most cited economists in the world and the winner of the 2005 John Bates Clark Medal.

His principal interests are political economy, development economics, economic growth, technology, income and wage inequality, human capital and training, and labor economics. His most recent works concentrate on the role of institutions in economic development and political economy.