ICE 2007 Daily Schedule

All classes, workshops, presentations and tutorials will be held in Room 2 on the "Classroom Level" at the Graduate School of Business' Charles M. Harper Center, 5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue (across from Rockefeller Chapel).

When
What
Monday, July 30, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Introduction to Optimization, Sven Leyffer. Solvers and tutorials.
11:00am - 12:30pm Optimization in AMPL, Todd Munson. Solvers and tutorials.
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Workshop, software tutorials, demonstrations, exercises
4:00pm - 5:00pm Math Programming Approach to Structural Estimation I: Demand System, Che-Lin Su. Background paper; AMPL Code.
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Optimization Software, Sven Leyffer. Solvers and tutorials.
11:00am - 12:30pm Numerical Dynamic Programming: Discrete States, Kenneth Judd
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Workshop, software tutorials, demonstrations, exercises
4:00pm - 5:00pm Math Programming Approach to Structural Estimation II: Dynamic Programming, Che-Lin Su; AMPL Code
5:00pm - 6:00pm Poster Session
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Continuous-state dynamic programming, Kenneth Judd
11:00am - 12:30pm Complementarity and Games, Todd Munson. Solvers and tutorials.
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Workshop, software tutorials, demonstrations, exercises
4:00pm - 5:00pm Math Programming Approach to Structural Estimation III: Games, Che-Lin Su; AMPL Code
6:30pm - 11:00pm Group Outing at Goose Island Brewery, 1800 N. Clybourn Street, Chicago IL . Buses leave from International House at 6:30pm.
Thursday, August 2, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Projection methods for stochastic dynamic models, Kenneth Judd
11:00am - 12:30pm Solving Dynamic Games with Newton's Method, Karl Schmedders
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Workshop, software tutorials, demonstrations, exercises
4:00pm - 5:00pm Perturbation methods for dynamic stochastic models, Kenneth Judd
Friday, August 3, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Solving Heterogenious Agent Models, Kenneth Judd
11:00am - 12:30pm Simulation Methods, Peter Rossi. Supplemental Material.
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Software Tutorial, Peter Rossi. Supplemental Material.
4:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar Talk: "Learning-by-Doing, Organizational Forgetting and Industry Dynamics," Mark Satterthwaite, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Supplemental Materials.
Saturday, August 4, 2007
   
Sunday, August 5, 2007
   
Monday, August 6, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Simulation Methods II, Peter Rossi. Supplemental Material.
11:00am - 12:30pm Condor: Supercomputing without a Super-Budget, Greg Thain and Steve Wright , University of Wisconsin
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Condor: software tutorials, demonstrations, exercises
4:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar Talk: Finding All Solutions for Dynamic Games, Karl Schmedders
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
9:00 am - 10:30 am Student Presentations
11:00am - 12:30pm Office Hours
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm Seminar Talk: "Bayesian Estimation with Sparse Grids," Thomas Mertens, Harvard University (with Kenneth Judd, Hoover Institution)
2:45pm - 3:45pm Student Presentations
4:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar Talk: TBA
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
9:00 am - 11:00 am Student Presentations
11:30am - 12:30pm Seminar Talk: "Solving Continuous Time Models in Financial Economics," Thomas Cosimano (with Yu Chen, Idaho State University and Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame)
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm Seminar Talk: Estimation of Games of Entry with an Application to the Shopping Center Industry, Maria-Ana Vitorino
2:45pm - 3:45pm Student Presentations
4:00pm - 5:00pm Seminar Talk: "Generalizing Examples in Computational Experiments," Felix Kubler, University of Pennsylvania
6:00pm - 8:00pm Conference Dinner
Thursday, August 9, 2007
9:00 am - 10:00 am Seminar Talk: "Bayesian Instruments via Dirichlet Process Priors," Peter Rossi, Chicago GSB. Supplemental materials.
10:15 am - 11:15 am Seminar Talk: "Tackling Multiplicity of Equilibria with Gröbner Bases," Felix Kubler, University of Pennsylvania (with Karl Schmedders). Supplemental Reading.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Panel Discussion: Computational Economics
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