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Conference on Research and Training in Computational Economics

Research Department
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
March 18-19, 1994
Friday, March 18
1:00 p.m. Welcome: Art Rolnick
Opening remarks: David Kendrick
1:10 p.m. Peter Dixon
“Computable General Equilibrium Models”
Discussant: Tom Rutherford
2:10 p.m. Richard McKelvey
“Game Theory”
  Discussant: Andrew McLennan
3:10 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Lars HansenEllen McGrattan, and Thomas Sargent
Mechanics of Forming and Estimating Dynamic Linear Economies
  Discussant: Sumru Altug
4:30 p.m. Robert Wilson
Nonlinear Pricing and Mechanism Design
  Discussant: Christopher Phelan
5:30 p.m. Cocktail reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Saturday, March 19
7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:10 a.m. David Kendrick
Sectoral Economics
  Discussant: John Rowse
9:10 a.m. Anna Nagurney
Parallel Computation
  Discussant: Manfred Gilli
10:10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Hal VarianJohn Rust, and Stavros Zenios
Modeling Languages in Computational Economics: GAMS
Discussants: David Belsley and David Kendrick
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. L. F. Pau
“Artificial Intelligence”
  Discussant: John Miller
2:00 p.m. Hans Amman and John Rust
Numerical Dynamic Programming in Economics
  Discussant: Ken Judd
3:00 p.m. Break
3:20 p.m. Ken Judd
Approximation Methods and Projection Methods in Economic Analysis
  Discussant: John Rust
4:20 p.m. John Geweke
Monte Carlo Simulation and Numerical Integration
  Discussant: Michael Keane
  Ray Fair
Computational Methods for Macroeconomic Models
5:30 p.m. Cocktail reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner