2008 Election of Officers and Council

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2008 Election of Officers and Council.


Bengt Holmström has been elected Second Vice-President, and will be First Vice-President in 2010, and President in 2011.


The following have been elected or reelected to the Council:


Europe and Other Areas
Orazio Attanasio, Jacques Cremer, Mathias Dewatripont, and Margaret Meyer.


Far East
Hidehiko Ichimura


Latin America
Cesar Martinelli

2008 Frisch Medal Award

Monday, February 11, 2008

The Frisch Medal has been established by the Econometric Society to encourage the creation of good applied work and its submission to Econometrica. It is given every two years for an applied article (empirical or theoretical) published in Econometrica during the past five years.

2007 Election of Officers and Council

Monday, January 21, 2008

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2007 Election of Officers and Council.


John H. Moore has been elected Second Vice-President, and will be First Vice-President in 2009, and President in 2010.


The following have been elected or reelected to the Council:


Europe and Other Areas
Christopher A. Pissarides


North America
Susan Athey, Paul Milgrom, and Stephen Morris

2007 Election of Fellows

Thursday, January 10, 2008

We are pleased to announce the election of 16 new Fellows of the Econometric Society.  Of the 433 Fellows eligible to vote 305 Fellows participated in the Fellows election.


Fernando Alvarez
Department of Economics
University of Chicago
1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois  60636
USA


Lawrence Ausubel
Department of Economics
University of Maryland
Tydings Hall, Room 3105
College Park, Maryland  20742-7211
USA

2007 Nobel Prize

Monday, October 15, 2007

The 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin, and  Roger Myerson. Hurwicz was elected Fellow in 1947 and was President in 1969, Maskin was elected Fellow in 1981 and was President in 2003, and Myerson was elected Fellow in 1983 and will be President in 2009.