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.
We are pleased to report that the 2005 Econometrica paper “Over-the-Counter Markets,” written by Darrell Duffie, Nicolae Gârleanu, and Lasse Pedersen, was awarded the 7th Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics by the Foundation for Advancement of Research in Financial Economics (FARFE). The biennial prize, currently $50,000, is given to a paper in financial economics published in the last fifteen years.
We are pleased to announce that the following members have been elected to their respective Regional Standing Committee.
North America: Francesca Molinari
Europe: Jan Eeckhout
Latin America: Laura Alfaro and Sergio Firpo
Asia: Yi-Chun Chen, Hanming Fang and Yoon-Jae Whang
Africa: Abderrahim Taamouti
The Econometric Society is pleased to announce that the following Econometrica articles by 2020 Nobel laureates Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, are freely accessible for a limited time.
ECONOMETRICA: JAN 1968, VOLUME 36, ISSUE 1
The Theory of Syndicates
The Econometric Society would like to congratulate Robert D. Wilson and Paul R. Milgrom, both Fellows of the Econometric Society, for being awarded the Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
The Society is pleased to announce the election of Dirk Bergemann (Yale University) as an At-Large member to the Executive Committee.
The Society is pleased to announce the election of 46 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.
The Econometric Society is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 election of Officers and Council.
The Society earlier reported with great sadness the passing of Emmanuel Farhi, who died unexpectedly July 23 in Cambridge, Massachusets. He was one of the program chairs of the 2020 World Congress of the Econometric Society. During the Congress, Jean Tirole delivered a special tribute in his honor. Following is a link to the moving tribute.