Honours Workshop with Thomas J. Sargent

01 Feb 2018

On March 10th 2018, QuantEcon will run a one day workshop on modern methods in computational and dynamic modeling, aimed at incoming honours students in economics across Australia. The workshop, to be held in Canberra, will include a lecture from and discussion with 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences Thomas J. Sargent. Topics will include an introduction to scientific computing with Python, basic principles of software engineering and an introduction to macroeconomic and financial modeling using computational techniques.  Funding for travel and accommodation will be offered to selected interstate students. Further details can be found here.

To apply, please send your CV and a discussion (up to one page) of why you believe computational skills are important for economic modeling to contact@quantecon.org. Applications close Thursday, February 15th. (Note: ANU economics Honours students need not apply and should register their attendence with this form).

Published by: Natasha Watkins

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