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.
The Society is sad to report the passing of Anthony Atkinson, who served as its President in 1988.
Anthony Atkinson (1944-2017), by Richard Blundell, President of the Econometric Society in 2006 and Ian Preston, University College London.
Sir Tony Atkinson, economist and campaigner; 1944-2017, The Financial Times, January 2, 2017.
We are pleased to announce that Penny Koujianou-Goldberg (Yale University) and Whitney Newey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have been elected At-Large members of the Executive Committee.
The Society expresses its gratitude to Matthew Jackson, Itzhak Gilboa and Arunava Sen for their service.
Thomas C. Schelling, Fellow of the Econometric Society and Nobel prizewinner in 2005.
Thomas C. Schelling, Master Theorist of Nuclear Strategy, Dies at 95, by William Grimes, The New York Times, December 13, 2016
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