Announcing the Society's First Virtual World Congress in Partnership with Bocconi University

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

We are thrilled to announce, in partnership with Bocconi University, the first ever virtual World Congress.

Over the past few weeks, the Econometric Society and Bocconi University have been working very hard to make the virtual version of the World Congress a success. 

The Society Postpones Implementation of Publication and Submission Fees

Thursday, April 16, 2020

In view of the difficult circumstances surrounding COIVID 19 and the financial impact it has had on so many, the Executive Committee of the Society decided yesterday to postpone the collection of submission and publication fees until September 1, 2020.     



Econometric Society Announces a Gold Open Access Option for Econometrica

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Econometric Society has always been in favor of the broadest possible dissemination of academic research. As you know, Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics have been open access journals since their inception. The Executive Committee agreed at its last meeting to move Econometrica to a hybrid journal model by offering a Gold Open Access option. As a result, authors of accepted papers will now have the choice to pay an Article Publication Charge (APC) of $4500 and retain copyright to their published work.

The Econometric Society Announces Submission and Publication Fees For Its Three Journals

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Executive Committee of the Econometric Society has approved two modest fees associated with the submission and publication of papers in its three journals: Econometrica, Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics. 

The following fees will be implemented beginning Friday, May 1, 2020 for all original papers submitted after this date: a submission fee of $50 per paper and a publication fee currently set at $10 per page.

Update: No Plans to Postpone or Cancel World Congress

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Because of the global challenges presented by COVID-19, many members have been 
asking whether we plan to postpone or cancel this summer's World Congress in Milan 
scheduled for August 17-August 21, 2020. Rest assured, we have no plans to postpone 
or cancel at this time. We want to let you know that the World Congress team at Bocconi 
University and the Econometric Society continue to plan confidently for the Congress. 

RSC Election Outcomes, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

We are pleased to report the election of the following members to their respective Regional Standing Committees. There were 599 members who voted in 2019 for the 2020 RSC. 

North America 

Steve Berry

Europe and Other Areas 

Michele Tertilt

Jean-Charles Rochet

Latin America 

Matias Cattaneo

Cecilia Machado


Yuichi Kitamura

Songnian Chen

Katsumi Shimotsu 


Yves Zenou

James Morley

2020 At-Large Members Elected to the Executive Committee

Saturday, November 23, 2019

I am pleased to announce that Hélène Rey (London Business School) and Larry Samuelson (Yale University) have been elected as At-large members representing the Council of the Econometric Society on the Executive Committee effective January 1st, 2020. They succeed Whitney Newey (MIT) and Rafael Repullo (CEMFI). The Society is very grateful to both the incoming and outgoing At-large members for their continued services. 

Enrique Sentana
Executive Vice-President
Econometric Society


The Society Announces the 2019 Election Results of its Officers and Council

Monday, November 11, 2019

The Econometric Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Election of Officers and Council.

Orazio Attanasio, Yale University, has been elected President.

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Yale University and the World Bank, has been elected First Vice-President. She will presumably become President in 2021.

Guido Tabellini, Bocconi University, has been elected Second Vice-President. He will presumably become First Vice-President in 2021 and President in 2022.

Enrique Sentana, CEMFI, has been elected Executive Vice-President.