John F. Nash, Jr.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

John F. Nash, Jr. was killed in a car accident on May 24, 2015. A Fellow of the Society, he shared the 1994 Nobel Prize with John Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten for their pioneering analysis of game theory. He also shared the 2015 Abel Prize with Louis Nirenberg for his contributions in the field of partial differential equations.

Econometrica published two of his foundational papers:

Nomination for Fellow of the Econometric Society

Monday, April 20, 2015

Please be reminded that the deadline to complete an online nomination for Fellow of the Econometric Society, including endorsements is May 31, 2015.

Any member can propose a candidate by filling in a nomination form and inviting endorsements.  For instructions, please visit https://www.econometricsociety.org/society/organization-and-governance/fellows/nomination-candidate-fellow .

Results of the Regional Standing Committee elections

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

We are pleased to report the results of the first elections of voting members of the Regional Standing Committees of the Econometric Society.  

The newly elected members are:

Africa:
Elyes Jouini (Université Paris-Dauphine)

Australasia:
Simon Grant (University of Queensland)
Kevin Fox (University of New South Wales)

Europe and Other Areas:
Orazio Attanasio (University College London)
Barbara Rossi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)