Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

Project Coordinator – Italy
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC), founded in 1921, is the largest private university in Italy. UCSC’s extensive research activity is carried out through 62 departments and 93 research centres. The research group involved in this project is specialized in macroeconomics, monetary and international economics, with an emphasis on macro-dynamic models with heterogeneous agents.

Main tasks in the project:

UCSC will play a key role in developing an agent-based model of the macro-economy at a fine grained level. The organization is also responsible for the administrative and financial issues related to the project implementation and is in charge for keeping contacts between the consortium members and the EC. UCSC will also contribute in building the database needed to test the financial and macro-economic model.