The selection committee for 2016 (Costas Meghir, chair; Elhanan Helpman, and Alessandro Lizzeri) awarded the Frisch Medal of the Econometric Society to Benjamin Handel, Igal Hendel and Michael Whinston for their article, "Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection versus Reclassification Risk", Econometrica, 83(4), July 2015, 1261-1313.
The Society warmly congratulates Richard Blundell, Fellow and 2006 President of the Econometric Society, for receiving the 2016 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics for his contributions to labor economics, public finance and applied econometrics.
The University of Macedonia organizes a Summer School entitled “4th Short Course: Dynamic Programming – Theory, Computation and Empirical Applications”. The main objective of the event is to provide advanced training for young researchers on important aspects of economics and econometrics. The Course will take place in (Thessaloniki, Greece) from July 4th till July 8th, 2016.
Visit http://sce2016.uom.gr/ for more details.
We are pleased to announce the results of the Regional Standing Committee elections. Congratulations to the newly elected voting members!
Habiba Djebbari, Aix-Marseille University
Steven Koch, University of Pretoria
Yeon-Koo Che, Columbia University
Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University
Dilip Mookherjee, Boston University
Chris Edmond, University of Melbourne
Flavio Menezes, University of Queensland
Submission for GAMES 2016, the Fifth Congress of the Game Theory Society, is now open, and closes on February 15, 2016. The Congress takes place Sunday-Thursday 24-28 July, 2016 in Maastricht, the Netherlands. You can submit a paper (including an abstract of up to 150 words), and revise it until submission closes, after registering free of charge with the EasyChair conference system, as described in the submission instructions. Each participant can submit only one paper.
Elections for voting members of the Regional Standing Committees are now open. Participating in these elections allow you to have a voice in the governance of the Society in your Region, where most of our activities take place.
The list of candidates equals twice the number of vacancies in each region. Candidates for these slots could be Fellows or members from the region, or Fellows from another region with a secondary affiliation to the region.
The voting procedure is rank-order. More detailed instructions are included on the voting page.
We are pleased to announce that Stephen Morris (Princeton University) and Rafael Repullo (CEMFI) have been elected At-Large Members of the Executive Committee for 2016-2019.
Hide Ichimura and Larry Samuelson's terms on the Executive Committee are ending on December 31. The Society expresses its gratitude to them for their service.
Herbert E. Scarf, President of the Econometric Society in 1983 and a Fellow since 1962.
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Election of Officers and Council.
Eddie Dekel, Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University, has been elected President.
Drew Fudenberg, Harvard University, has been elected First Vice-President.
Tim Besley, London School of Economics, has been elected Second Vice-President, and will be Vice-President in 2017, and President in 2018.
Bernard Salanié, Columbia University, has been elected Executive Vice-President.
The following have been elected to the Council.
We are pleased to announce the election of 13 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.