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Wehia-PhD School 2017 on Agent-based Macroeconomics

Wehia-PhD School 2017 on Agent-based Macroeconomics
To continue the successful tradition of PhD Schools organized around the yearly Wehia conferences, the Wehia-PhD School 2017 will be organized in Genoa from June 15th to 17th, just after the conclusion of the Wehia conference in Milan to easy the participation of young scholars to both events.
The focus of the Wehia-PhD School 2017 will be on Agent-based Macroeconomics, with the purpose to provide the relevant conceptual framework for the development of large-scale agent-based macro-model about the following topics:

• Credit-driven business cycles
• Stock-flow consistent modelling
• Sustainability transition
• Estimation of agent-based models
• Policy design and validation

Students will also participate at a policy design contest using the macroeconomic model and simulator EURACE.

Invited Lecturers
Domenico Delli Gatti, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milan
Antoine Godin, Kingston Univerity, London
Thomas Lux, University of Kiel
Andrea Roventini, Sant’Anna School of Advances Studies, Pisa
How to apply
Applicants should send via email to [email protected] an updated CV and a motivation letter (max 2 pages) including a research project outline. The number of participants at the School is limited to provide a collaborative and interactive educational environment. Applicants will be selected on the basis of motivation and interest in the field.
Participation fee is set to 100 Euro to contribute to the expenses for lunches and coffee breaks.

Application Deadline: May 1st 2017

Thursday 15th June

MORNING 10:00 - 13:30
Thomas Lux (University of Kiel)
Estimation of Agent-Based Models
AFTERNOON 14:30 - 18:00
Andrea Roventini (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa)
Climate change and economic dynamics: an agent-based integrated assessment model
Friday 16th June
MORNING 9:30 - 13:00
Antoine Godin (Kingston University, London)
Stock-Flow Consistency: more than an accounting framework?
AFTERNOON 14:00 - 17:30
Domenico Delli Gatti (Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milan)
The financial transmission of shocks in a hybrid macroeconomic agent-based model
Saturday 17th June
MORNING 9:30 - 13:00
Silvano Cincotti (University of Genoa)
Endogenous credit-driven business cycles in Eurace: policy insights from agent-based macroeconomics
AFTERNOON 14:00 - 17:30
Linda Ponta, Andrea Mazzocchetti (University of Genoa)
Policy design experiments with Eurace

Organizing Committee
Silvano Cincotti (Chair), University of Genoa
Andrea Mazzocchetti, University of Genoa
Linda Ponta, University of Genoa
Marco Raberto, University of Genoa
contact: [email protected]


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