Aug 17 - 21, 2020

Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 31, 2020, EXTENDED TO FRIDAY FEB. 7, 2020 11:59 pm EST
To submit a paper, please go to:  http://editorialexpress.com/conference/ESWC2020/

Important Dates
Submissions open: Nov. 15, 2019
Submissions close: January 31, 2020, EXTENDED TO FRIDAY FEB. 7, 2020 11:59 pm EST
Registraton will open soon, check back for date posting
Notification of acceptances and rejections: March 31, 2020, ADJUSTED TO APRIL 13, 2020
Registration for scholarship recipients: April 19, 2020
Registration for presenting authors: April 30, 2020
Release of final program: May 31, 2020

​To view registration fees, to register, and /or for additional information please go to: http://www.eswc2020.org

Economists and researchers working in related fields are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of economics and econometrics for presentation at the 12th World Congress of the Econometric Society (WC2020) that will take place August 17-August 21, 2020 at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. The World Congress, occurring only once every five years, is the focal point of the Society’s meetings in which researchers from its six regions participate. It is one of the largest economics conferences in the world, bringing together economists from across the globe at all levels of their careers and covering all aspects of economics, with a scientific program reflecting the very best work in the profession.

Program Chairs: Victor Chernozhukov (MIT), Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard), Johannes Hörner (Yale) and Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi)

Local Organizing Committee: Massimiliano Marcellino (Chair), Jerome Adda, Maristella Botticini and Marco Ottaviani

World Congress Main Lecturers
Orazio Attanasio (Yale), Presidential Address
Esther Duflo (MIT), Fisher-Schultz Lecture
Roger Koenker (UIUC/UCL), Walras-Bowley Lecture
David Pearce (NYU), Frisch Memorial Lecture
Robert Shimer (Chicago), Cowles Lecture

Confirmed Semi-Plenary Lectures
Beliefs in Macroeconomics
Nicola Gennaoioli (Bocconi University) 
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (Berkeley)

Contests and Contracts
Juuso Välimäki (Aalto University Helsinki)  
Thomas Mariotti (Toulouse School of Economics)

Frontiers of Modern Econometrics  
Alfred Galichon (NYU) 
Stéphane Bonhomme (University of Chicago)

Frontiers of Time Series Econometrics
Raffaella Giacomini (UCL) 
Anna Mikusheva (MIT)

Human Capital and Intergenerational Mobility
Janet Currie (Princeton University) 
Nick Papageorge (Johns Hopkins University)

Macroeconomic Policy   
Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University) 
Ivan Werning (MIT)

Modern Causal Inference
Alberto Abadie (MIT) 
Christian Hansen (The University of Chicago Booth School)

Social Interactions and Development
Abhijit Banerjee (MIT) 
Matt Jackson (Stanford)

Topics in Industrial Organization
Leslie Marx (Duke) 
Volker Nocke (University Mannheim)

Topics in Microeconomic Theory  
Philippe Jehiel (UCL and PSE) 
Alexander Wolitzky (MIT)

Confirmed Policy Sessions
AI and ML in Empirical Research
Esther Duflo (MIT) 
Guido Imbens (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
Victor  Chernozhukov (MIT/Amazon) 
Vasilis Syrgkanis (Microsoft.com) 

Climate Change  
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University) 
Per Krusell (Stockholm University) 
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)

Consumer Data and IT Firms: Customization vs. Discrimination
Phillip Leslie (Amazon) 
Jacques Cremer (Toulouse School of Economics)
Steve Tadelis (Berkeley)

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg (Chair) (Yale University and the World Bank)
Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics)
Richard Blundell (UCL)
Jan Eeckout (UPF-GSE Barcelona)

Trade Wars and Trade Talks
Giovanni Maggi (Yale University) 
Ralph Ossa (Zurich)
Steve Redding (Princeton)

Membership in the Econometric Society
Each individual may submit only one paper and present only one paper. However, s/he may co-author multiple papers submitted to the conference. At least one author of each paper must be a member of the Econometric Society at the time of submission. To join or renew a membership, please visit http://www.econometricsociety.org/user/register.

Financial Aid
A limited amount of scholarship funds are available to assist presenters of accepted papers from low and lower-middle income countries with travel and registration fees to attend the Congress. Other than in exceptional hardship circumstances, applications from Europe or countries classified as upper middle-income or high-income by the World Bank will not be considered.  The option to apply is included as part of the paper submission process. If a submitter’s paper is accepted, s/he will be notified of the scholarship receipt and amount at the same time as being notified of paper acceptance. A waitlist will also be maintained and recipients will be notified with enough time to make travel plans. All scholarship funds will be provided via wire transfer to the awardee’s bank account. If, due to country circumstances, receiving wired money is not possible, other accommodations will be made.

Submitting Entire Sessions
Individuals may submit entire sessions through Conference Maker. However, there is no guarantee that all papers in a submitted session will be accepted. If a paper (or papers) from a submitted session are rejected, the accepted papers will be folded into another session.

The link to submit a paper is  http://editorialexpress.com/conference/ESWC2020/ and the deadline to submit is January 31, 2020. EXTENDED TO FRIDAY FEB. 7, 2020 11:59 pm EST

Additional Information
Additional information can be found at http://www.eswc2020.org.

General questions may be sent to generalmanager@econometricsociety.org and queries about the scientific portion of the program to program chairs: Victor Chernozhukov (Econometrics) chernozhukov@gmail.com, Emmanuel Farhi (Macro) emmanuel.farhi@gmail.com, Johannes Hörner (Theory) joh.horner@gmail.com or Eliana La Ferrara (Applied) eliana.laferrara@unibocconi.it.