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Barcelona LeeX Experimental Economics Summer School in Macroeconomics in Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
June 8-14, 2015:

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Charles Noussair | Shyam Sunder John Duffy | Frank Heinemann | Rosemarie Nagel


Charles Noussair

Charles Noussair is Arie Kapteyn Professor of Economics at the University of Tillburg.  He earned his PhD at Caltech in 1993. 
He serves currently on the editorial board of Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Judgement and Decision Making, Experimental Economics, Pacific Economic Review, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Prediction Markets.
His research interest are Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Applied Microeconomics, Financial Markets, Neuroeconomics.


Selected publications:

"Money Illusion and Nominal Inertia in Experimental Asset Markets", (with Gregers Richter and Jean-Robert Tyran), *Journal of Behavioral Finance*, forthcoming

"The Impact of Simple Institutions in Experimental Economies with Poverty Traps", (with C. Monica Capra, Colin Camerer, Tomomi Tanaka, Lauren Feiler, and Veronica Sovero), Economic Journal 119, 539, July 2009, pages 977 - 1009

"An Experimental Test of an Optimal Growth Model", (with Vivian Lei), American Economic Review, Vol. 92, no 3, June 2002, pages 549-570.



Shyam Sunder

Shyam Sunder is the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at the Yale School of Management; Professor in the Department of Economics; and Fellow of the Whitney Humanities Center. His research contributions include financial reporting, dissemination of information in security markets, statistical theory of valuation, and design of electronic markets. He is a pioneer in the fields of experimental finance and experimental macroeconomics.  Sunder's current research includes the problem of structuring U.S. and international accounting and auditing institutions to obtain a judicious and efficient balance between regulatory oversight and market competition. He is in the editorial board of Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Experimental Economics, Indian Accounting Review, Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory.


Selected publications:

"Price Bubbles Sans Dividend Anchors: Evidence from Laboratory Stock Markets" (with S. Hirota), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 31, No. 6, 1875-1909, June, 2007.

"Regulation and the Marketplace " (with K. Jamal and M. Maier), Regulation, Vol. 6 No. 4, Winter 2003-2004.

"Markets as Artifacts: Aggregate Efficiency from Zero-Intelligence Traders" (with M.E. Augier and J.G. March), Models of a Man: Essays in Memory of Herbert A. Simon, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.



John Duffy

John Duffy is Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh.  He earned his PhD at UCLA in 1992.  He is currently director of the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory and serves on the editorial boards of European Economic Review, Experimental Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.  Duffy's research interests include asset pricing, monetary economics, learning and expectations in macroeconomic models and coordination problems.


Selected publications:

"Macroeconomics: A Survey of Laboratory Research" to appear in Handbook of Experimental Economics, Volume 2, A. Roth and J. Kagel, editors.

"Cooperative Behavior and the Frequency of Social Interaction," (with J. Ochs), forthcoming in Games and Economic Behavior.

"Sunspots in the Laboratory," (with E. O'N. Fisher), American Economic Review 95 (2005), 510-529.

"Intrinsically Worthless Objects as Media of Exchange: Experimental Evidence," (with J. Ochs), International Economic Review 43 (2002), 637-673.



Frank Heinemann

Frank Heinemann is Professor of Macroeconomics at Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany. He earned his PhD in Mannheim in 1996. He has taught macroeconomics and game theory at the universities of Frankfurt am Main, Munich (LMU) and Mannheim and at the German central bank (Bundesbank) before he changed to Berlin in 2006. His main areas of research are monetary macroeconomics and coordination games.


Selected publications:

"Speculative Attacks with Multiple Sources of Public Information" (with Camille Cornand), Scandinavian Journal of Economics 111 (1), 2009, pp. 73-102.

"Optimal Degree of Public Information Dissemination" (with Camille Cornand), The Economic Journal 118 (April), 2008, pp. 718-742.

"The Theory of Global Games on Test: Experimental Analysis of Coordination Games with Public and Private Information" (with Rosemarie Nagel and Peter Ockenfels), Econometrica 72 (5), 2004, pp. 1583-1599.

"Speculative Attacks: Unique Equilibrium and Transparency" (with Gerhard Illing), Journal of International Economics 58 (2), 2002, pp. 429-450.



Rosemarie Nagel

Rosemarie Nagel is ICREA research professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF-BGSE), research director of the experimental laboratory (LEEX-UPF), and member of CESifo. She earned her PhD in the European Doctoral Program at the University of Bonn (1994). Her research interest is in experimental economics, behavioural economics, and neuro economics .


Selected publications:

"The agencies method for coalition formation in experimental games," (with John Nash Jr, Axel Ockenfels, and Reinhard Selten), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Dec. 11, 2012, 109 (50), 20358-20363.

"Measuring Strategic Uncertainty in Coordination Games" (with Frank Heinemann and Peter Ockenfels), Review of Economic Studies, 76, 2009, pp. 181-221.

"Neural correlates of depth of strategic reasoning in medial prefrontal cortex" (with Giorgio Coricelli), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): Economic Sciences,
PNAS June 9, 2009 vol. 106 no. 23 9163-9168

"One, Two, (Three), Infinity...: Newspaper and Lab Beauty-Contest Experiments", (with Antoni Bosch-Domènech , Jose García-Montalvo , and Albert Satorra), American Economic Review December 92 (5), 2002, pp 1687-1701.