Abbreviated Vita: Leigh Tesfatsion

Last Updated: 23 February 2024

Contact Information:
Leigh Tesfatsion
Professor Emerita of Economics
Courtesy Research Professor of
   Electrical & Computer Engineering
Heady Hall 260
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011-1054
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7783-2708
tesfatsi AT
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Table of Contents:

The Web

Educational Background

Current Professional Affiliations

Past Professional Affiliations

Recent Research Projects

Research Areas

General Resource Websites Maintained

Open Source Software Releases


Journal, Proceedings, Reports, & Book Chapter Publications

Topic Listing:

Agent-Based Computational Economics (ACE)

ACE/ABM Surveys and Special Issue Introductions:

ACE Macroeconomic Research:

ACE Labor Market Research:

ACE Trade Network Game Research:

ACE Learning Research:

ACE Research on Dynamic Coupled Natural and Human Systems:

Electricity Market Research

A Linked Swing-Contract Market Design for Wholesale Power Markets:

Wholesale Power Market Operations:

Integrated Transmission and Distribution System Operations:

Economic Theory (Analytical)

Efficiency and Aggregation Issues in Overlapping Generations Models

Time Consistency and Boundedly Rational Optimization

Game Theory

Econometrics and Data Analysis

Flexible Least Squares (FLS): A Multicriteria Optimization Method for Model Specification

Nonlinear Estimation via Associative Memories

Adaptive Computation Methods

Solution Tracking for General Parameterized Nonlinear systems

Tracking of Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors for General Parameterized Matrices

NOTE: All of the eigenvalue/eigenvector tracking algorithms below can be implemented via the NASA Program for the Nonlocal Automated Sensitivity Analysis of parameterized nonlinear systems H(x,b)=0.

Adaptive Homotopy Continuation

Automatic Evaluation of Higher-Order Partial Derivatives