The Econometric Society (ES) congratulates this year’s Nobel Prize winners, ES Fellow Joshua Angrist, ES Fellow and former coeditor of Econometrica, David Card, and ES Fellow and current Editor-in-Chief of Econometrica, Guido Imbens.
The Society is pleased to announce the election of Joseph Atltonji (Yale University) as an At-Large member to the Executive Committee and thanks Larry Samuelson (Yale University), whose term ends Dec. 31, 2021, for his service as At-Large member
The Society is pleased to announce the election of 51 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.
Jaap Abbring, Tilburg University
Chunrong Ai, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Ufuk Akcigit, University of Chicago
Simon Board, University of California, Los Angeles
Antonio Cabrales, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
Arnaud Costinot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Peter Cramton, University of Cologne and University of Maryland (Emeritus)
The Econometric Society is pleased to announce the results of its 2021 election of Officers and Council.
The following have been elected as officers:
ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY NEWS: 2021 SUMMER MEETINGS AND SCHOOLS
As our second challenging summer comes to a close, we are proud to report that between May 25, 2021 and August 27, 2021, the Econometric Society hosted six virtual meetings (one of which was hybrid), and three virtual schools (two of which were hybrid), reaching five continents and more than 3,000 total participants. We are also pleased to note that despite COVID, we saw record participation numbers for the majority of our regional meetings and schools.
It is with sorrow and great respect that I announce the passing of former Econometric Society President Hugo F. Sonnenschein. A remembrance has been prepared by past president Andreu Mas-Colell and posted here and on the Econometric Society web site.
Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg
We want to congratulate the organizers of the 2021 African Meetings for arranging such a successful event, including hosting the Society’s first hybrid meeting. Thank you to our host institution, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée (ENSEA), Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire, program chairs Prosper Dovonon (Concordia University) and Ismael Mourifié (University of Toronto) and the full
We are pleased to announce the following paper has been awarded the 2021 "Best Paper Prize" by the award committee:
"Labor market sorting and health insurance system design" by Naoki Aizawa, Quantitative Economics, Volume 10, Issue 4 (November 2019).
The “Best Paper” prize alternates yearly between Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics. The single paper winner is selected from all papers published in the corresponding journal during the previous two years by an external committee appointed by the President of the Society.
Orazio Attanasio's Outgoing President's Address is now available on the Society's YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/wLnpegFXy74. The address, titled "Economics and Measurement: New Measures to Model Decision Making", with an introduction by incoming President Penny Goldberg, was presented on Janaury 2, 2021 at the Econometric Society's 2021 North American Winter Meetings at ASSA.