Macroeconomic theories have traditionally been tested using non-experimental "field" data. However, modern, micro-founded macroeconomic models can also be tested in the laboratory, and researchers have begun to pursue such experimental tests. This June, graduate students specializing in macroeconomics or experimental economics, as well as junior faculty members and researchers of macroeconomic are invited to attend the third LeeX summer school devoted to experimental macroeconomics research. This year’s program will focus on laboratory studies that are relevant to current global financial crisis.
The intensive 5-day summer school will be offered at Universitat Pompeu Fabra from June 15-19, 2009. Students will be taught experimental methods and exposed to a number of macroeconomic applications that have been tested experimentally. Students will be asked to participate in experiments and to develop their own experimental macroeconomic projects. Faculty will assist with and critique these projects.
The different links on the left column of this page will give you access to details regarding the particulars of the summer school in experimental macroeconomics.
The deadline for applications is 20 April 2009.
Summer school in experimental macroeconomics faculty:
- John Duffy (University of Pittsburgh)
- Frank Heinemann (Technische Universitšt Berlin)
- Rosemarie Nagel (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)