Cowles Lecture

The Cowles Lecture is an annual lecture given at the summer North American meeting sponsored by the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics.

2023: Oliver Linton, "University of Cambridge, Separating the Noise from the Signal"

2022: Not delivered due to speaker transit issue.

2021: Matthew Rabin, Harvard University, "Channeled Attention and Stable Errors"

2020: Robert Shimer, University of Chicago, "Random Networks in the Theory of Information Diffusion, Financial Intermediation, and Disease Transmission"

2019: Emmanuel Sanz, UC Berkeley, "Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications"

2018: Ellen McGrattan, University of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, "Theory and Measurement of Business Capital"

2017: Yuliy Sannikov, Princeton University, "Optimal Asset Management Contracts with Hidden Savings"

2016: Rosa Matzkin  University of California, Los Angeles, "On the Observability of Unobservables"

2015: Elie Tamer, Northwestern University, "Sensitivity Analysis in Econometric Models."

2014: Ariel Pakes, Harvard University, "Dynamic Analysis of Industries: A Methodological Issue."

2013: Matthew Jackson, Stanford University, "Social Networks and Economic Behavior: Lessons from Rural India."

2012: Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University, "Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Prices."

2011: Michael Keane, University of New South Wales and Arizona State University, "Taxation, Human Capital and Labor Supply."

2009: Victor Chernozhukov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "High-Dimensional Sparse Econometric Models."