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 will offer 10 intensive applied modeling courses using the software GAMS, Matlab, Dynare, and EViews in London, Washington DC, and in Prague in the coming months. For details please visit the following pages:

Modeler of the Month

Sherman Robinson

Sherman Robinson is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Sussex. He is also a visiting professor at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in the Netherlands. He joined the Economics Department at Sussex in 2004 and then accepted a joint appointment with IDS in 2005.