North American Summer Meeting

Jun 4 - 7, 2009

Boston, MA

The 2009 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society will be held June 4-7, 2009, at Boston University in Boston, MA.

The program will include submitted papers as well as the Presidential Address by Roger Myerson (University of Chicago), the Walras-Bowley Lecture by Jean-Marc Robin (Paris School of Economics, University of Paris I, and University College London), the Cowles Lecture by Victor Chernozhukov (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and the following plenary sessions:

Behavioral economics
 David Laibson, Harvard University
 Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University

Decision theory
 Eddie Dekel, Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University
 Ariel Rubinstein, Tel Aviv University and New York University

Development economics
 Edward Miguel, University of California, Berkeley
 James Robinson, Harvard University

Econometrics of policy evaluation
 Guido Imbens, Havard University
 Edward Vytlacil, Yale University

Education policy
 James Heckman, University of Chicago
 Derek Neal, University of Chicago

Factor models
 Serena Ng, Columbia University
 James Stock, Harvard University

The financial crisis
 John Geanakoplos, Yale University
 Jeremy Stein, Harvard University

Theories of conflict
 Sandeep Baliga, Northwestern University
 Debraj Ray, New York University

Trade and geography
 Samuel Kortum, University of Chicago
 Thomas Holmes, University of Minnesota

The Society now welcomes submissions via Conference Maker at .  The deadline for submissions is January 30, 2009.  Information on local arrangements will be available later.