Latin American Meeting

Nov 20 - 22, 2008

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2008 LATIN AMERICAN MEETING OF THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY (LAMES) ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2008 Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES) will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, November, 20-22.
The meetings are jointly hosted by Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/EPGE) and Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) and will take place at IMPA.  The 2008 LAMES will run in parallel to the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA).  Registered participants will be welcome to attend all sessions for both meetings.

Economists and professionals working in related fields, including those who currently are not members of the Econometric Society, are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in all areas of economics for presentation at the Congress.  Each author may submit only one paper to the LAMES and only one paper to the LACEA.  The same paper may not be submitted to both the LAMES and LACEA Congress.  At least one co-author must be a member of the corresponding Society or Association.

The conference website is now available for submissions at http://lacealames2008.fgv.br . The submission deadline is September 30, 2008.

Authors may join the Econometric Society at http://www.econometricsociety.org .

The Program Committee Chair is Aloisio Araujo

On behalf of the Program Committee, Co-Chairs are -
Theory and Applied Economics: Humberto Moreira (EPGE/FGV)
Econometrics: Sergio Firpo (PUC-Rio)

For further information please visit the conference website at http://lacealames2008.fgv.br or contact us via email at LAMES2008@fgv.br .


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