I am pleased to announce that Enrique Sentana (CEMFI, Madrid) was elected by the Fellows to succeed Bernard Salanié (Columbia University) as Executive Vice-President of the Society. In this capacity, he will serve as both Secretary and Treasurer of the Society. He will take over on May 1st, 2018.
The Society has just completed the relocation of its office from New York University to the Cowles Foundation. We gratefully acknowledge NYU for hosting our office since 2005.
The office address will now be:
30 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
We are pleased to announce the election of 20 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.
Elchanan Ben-Porath, Hebrew University
Mark Bils, University of Rochester
Stéphane Bonhomme, University of Chicago
David Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Juan Dubra, Universidad de Montevideo
Robert C. Feenstra, University of California, Davis
Sergio Firpo, Instituto Unibanco Professor of Economics at Insper
Richard Holden, University of New South Wales
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Election of Officers and Council.
Timothy Besley, London School of Economics, has been elected President.
Stephen Morris, Princeton University, has been elected First Vice-President.
Orazio Attanasio, University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies, has been elected Second Vice-President. He will be First Vice-President in 2019, and President in 2020.
Bernard Salanié, Columbia University, has been elected Executive Vice-President.
The following have been elected to the Council.
Congratulations to the winners of the ESEM Award 2017 at the 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society.
In recognition of the two best papers in applied economics presented by young researchers.
"Dynamics in Gun Ownership and Crime - Evidence from the Aftermath of Sandy Hook"
Presented by: David Schindler, Tilburg University, joint with Christoph Koenig, Bristol University
The Econometric Society congratulates the 2016 winners of the "Best Paper Prize" for its two journals Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics. These awards highlight the best paper published in each of the journals in the areas of theoretical and empirical quantitative economics and economic theory. Winners are selected by the journals' editors and co-editors.
We are pleased to announce the following papers have been awarded the 2016 "Best Paper Prize":
The Society warmly congratulates its Theoretical Economics editor Ran Spiegler, who was awarded the 2017 Yrjö Jahnsson award along with Michèle Tertilt.
The Society reports with great sadness the passing of Ken Arrow, Nobel Prize winner in 1972, who served as its President in 1956.
Kenneth Arrow (1921-2017), by Drew Fudenberg, 2017 President, Econometric Society
Call for Expressions of Interest
The next World Congress of the Econometric Society will take place in August 2020 at a location to be decided by the Executive Committee in August 2017. Expressions of interest by potential local organizers are being solicited.
The World Congress is traditionally held mid-late August for 5 days, Monday through Friday, and includes a program of invited and contributed sessions, plenary lectures and social events.