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Faculty Profile: Blake LeBaron

Blake LeBaron

Abram L. and Thelma Sachar Professor of International Economics

Specializations:
Agent-based modeling, Equity Markets, Finance / Technical Analysis Of Price Movements, International Finance / Exchange Rates, Chaos Theory

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 risk management and forecasting. A former faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Degrees:
University of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.


Publications:

Awards & Honors:
  • (1994 - 1996) Sloan Fellowship
  • (1994 - 1996) Villas Associate
  • (1991 - 1992) National Science Foundation
  • (1990) Wisconsin Alumni Reseach Foundation