Iowa electronic markets
Paul Gomme ()
Economic Commentary, 2003, issue Apr
In 1998, University of Iowa faculty members created their own futures markets. These experimental markets, designed to provide insights into the behavior of traders and naturally occurring markets, are still going strong. Their clever design gives them another practical use: They can be used to predict future events such as election outcomes and Federal Open Market Committee voting.
Keywords: Futures; Electronic commerce; Monetary policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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