The Society is pleased to announce the election of 14 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.
The Econometric Society would like to congratulate Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT) and Michael Kremer (Harvard University), all three Fellows of the Econometric Society, for winning the Nobel Prize in economics today for their “experimental approach” to solving global poverty. Banerjee was elected a Fellow of the Society in 1995 and a Council member, 2005-2008. Duflo was elected a Fellow of the Society in 2010 and Kremer was elected a Fellow in 2008.
Statement from the editors of Econometrica, Quantitative Economics, and Theoretical Economics
Econometric Society Officer, Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, was among 100 new members and 25 foreign associates elected today to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in science. Goldberg, currently chief economist of the World Bank Group, is currently on public service leave from Yale University where she is the Elihu Professor of Economics.
We are pleased to announce the following paper has been awarded the 2018 "Best Paper Prize" by the award committee:
"Learning in Network Games," by Jaromír Kovářík, Friederike Mengel, and José Gabriel Romero, Quantitative Economics, Volume 9, Issue 1 (March 2018).
Nominations for Fellow of the Econometric Society are Open
We are pleased to announce that nominations for Fellow of the Econometric Society are now open. The deadline to complete an online nomination for Fellow, including endorsements, is May 31, 2019.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of the 2019 Officers and Council Nominating Committee. The members of this year's committee are:
Tim Besley (Chair), Daron Acemoglu, Orazio Attanasio, Atsushi Kajii, Michael Keane, Stephen Morris, and Jorgen Weibull
I wish to thank the members for agreeing to provide this important service to the Society.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of the 2019 Fellows Nominating Committee. The members of this year's committee are:
Liran Einav (Chair), Fumio Hayashi, Per Krussell, Ariel Pakes, Elie Tamer, Harald Uhlig, and Juuso Välimäki
I wish to thank them for agreeing to provide this important service to the Society.
I am happy to announce the results of the elections of voting members
of the Regional Standing Committees of the Econometric Society.
The newly elected members are:
New York University
Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
National University of Singapore and Institute of Labor Economics
The University of Melbourne
I am pleased to announce that Daron Acemoglou and Dilip Mookherjee have been elected as At-large members representing the Council of the Econometric Society effective January 1st, 2019. They succeed Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg and Andrew McLennan. The Society is very grateful to both the incoming and outgoing At-large members for their continued services.