Abram L. and Thelma Sachar Professor of International Economics
International Business School
Chaos Theory, Equity Markets, Finance / Technical Analysis Of Price Movements, International Finance / Exchange Rates
A specialist in high-technology finance, Blake LeBaron's research deals with domestic and international financial markets. He is involved in empirical and theoretical studies of asset market behavior. The latter area involves building "artificial stock markets" with simulated computer traders. He teaches courses in macroeconomics and econometrics. A former faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.
Awards and Honors
Sloan Fellowship (1994 - 1996)
Villas Associate (1994 - 1996)
National Science Foundation (1991 - 1992)
Wisconsin Alumni Reseach Foundation (1990)
|ECON||301a||Advanced Microeconomics I|
|ECON||304a||Advanced Macroeconomics II|
|ECON/FIN||250a||Forecasting in Finance and Economics|
|FIN||254f||Financial Manias and Crises|
|FIN||285a||Computer Simulations and Risk Assessment|