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The 13th Artificial Economics Conference was held successfully in Tianjin University

Date:2017-09-28    From:

The 13th Artificial Economics Conference was held by the College of Management and Economics in Tianjin University during September 23th and 24th. This is the first time that this conference was held by a non-European country. Nearly 60 scholars who come from famous universities all around the world attended this conference and shared their recent works.


Prof. Shu-Heng Chen from National Chengchi University (who also serves as the editor of Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination and the associate editor of Computational Economics) gave a keynote speech under the name of Artificial Intelligence and Economics: Finding Ourself in Historyon the opening ceremony. In his speech, he focused on the likely influence AI will have on the development of economics by introducing some major advances in AI. His conclusion sparked a heated discussion and inspired the audience.


The second keynote speech, Learning and Trading in Limit Order Markets” was delivered by Prof. Xuezhong He, who comes from University of Technology Sydney and serves as the editor of Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. He introduced his researches on investor learning, high frequency trading and information dissemination by using agent-based modeling. His unique perspectives and deliberate designs set a good example for young researchers.


Six sessions were held following the opening ceremony with the topics of “Behavioral and Experimental Economics”, “Game, Network and Equilibrium”, “Market Dynamics”, “Agent-based Modeling” , “Stylized Facts” and “Chinese Stock Market” respectively. Scholars from Tsinghua University, Hong Kong University Science & Technology, Nanyang Technological University, Tianjin University, Nankai University, Wuhan University, Beijing Normal University, Nanjing University, Sun Yat-sen University, etc. made presentations on their researches and answered questions from other researchers.  Prof. Shu-Heng Chen, Prof. Xuezhong He and Prof. Wei Zhang offered advice on how to improve the works.



On the closing ceremony, Prof. Wei Zhang, the dean of the College of Management and Economics gave thanks to the conference staffs and praised the research achievements of all the scholars attending the conference. He emphasized that this is a successful conference and all the researches shown were impressively interesting and had reached high standards from academic perspectives. He sincerely hoped that the young researchers can make greater contribution to the construction and development of economic theory in the near future and wished all scholars a wonderful trip in Tianjin.



 

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