Leigh S. Tesfatsion

Tesfatsion, Leigh S.

Contact Information

Iowa State University
375 Heady Hall
Ames, IA 50011
(515) 294-0138
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  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, Mpls, MN, 1975
  • B.A., History, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1968

Research Interests

Agent-based computational economics, electric power markets, market coordination and learning, macroeconomics, economic theory.

Awards and Honors

  • Keynote Address, International Economic Science Association (IESA) Conference, Arlington, VA, June 2009.
  • Plenary Address, 12th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance, Society for Computational Economics (SCE), Cyprus, July 22-24, 2006.
  • Member, NRC 12-Member Task Force on Societal Modeling, National Academies of Science, March 2005 - March 2008.

Other Affiliations

ISU Economics Working Papers Series

Journal Articles

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