2024 African School, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

May 30 - June 4, 2024

Call for Application - 2024 Africa Summer School in Econometrics (ASSE 2024)

May 31-June 4, 2024


We are pleased to announce the Africa Summer School in Econometrics (ASSE 2024), which will be held on May 31- June 4, 2024 (Hybrid). The ASSE will be followed by the Griliches Lectures on June 5, 2024.

The ASSE 2024 will cover the following topics: Foundation of Machine Learning and its applications to applied economics, the role of technology for the structural transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa, business cycle: sources of persistent changes in the output gap and unemployment rate, semiparametric estimation for structural parameters in policy evaluation, recent advances in prediction with structural models.

Confirmed lecturers are (in alphabetical order): James Morley (University of Sydney), Marco Del Negro (New York Fed), Maximilian Kasy (University of Oxford), Sami Stouli (University of Bristol and University of Melbourne) and Tavneet Suri (MIT). The Griliches Lectures will be given by Ellen McGrattan (University of Minnesota).

More information on the Summer School is available at - https://www.africaeconometricsociety.com/ or https://ensea.ed.ci/partenaires/africa-meeting-of-the-econometric-society-afes-2024/

Important dates:

Deadline for application: March 1, 2024
Admission decision: March 15, 2024
Registration deadline: April 8, 2024

An applicant must be a member of the Econometric Society at the time of application. To join the Econometric Society, please go to http://www.econometricsociety.org or https://www.africaeconometricsociety.com/econometric-society-membership.

Special rates apply to students and those currently based in low- and low-middle income countries.

Applications shall be submitted through Head Hunter: https://editorialexpress.com/apply/ASSE_2024

The admission decision will be notified individually.