Monday, September 13, 2021


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. 

Tribute to former President Hugo F. Sonnenschein by Andreu Mas-Colell

Friday, August 6, 2021

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

Congratulations to the Organizers of the 2021 African Meetings of the Econometric Society

Thursday, June 10, 2021

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

2021 "Best Paper Prize" Awarded

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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 just released on the Society's YouTube Channel

Thursday, January 7, 2021

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.

THE 2021 NORTH AMERICAN WINTER MEETING, January 2-5, 2021 (Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday)

Sunday, January 3, 2021

THE 2021 NORTH AMERICAN WINTER MEETING of the Econometric Society has begun.

The full Econometric Society program can be viewed here

To attend sessions, log into the ASSA virtual program at: https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/

Econometrica Paper Awarded the 7th Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics

Sunday, January 3, 2021

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.

2020 Regional Standing Committee Elections are Released

Monday, November 9, 2020

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


Econometrica Articles by 2020 Nobel Laureates Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson Freely Accessible for a Limited Time

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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.

The Theory of Syndicates
p. 119-132
Robert Wilson

Econometric Society Fellows and Former Executive Committee Members Awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

Monday, October 12, 2020

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.