2020 At-Large Members Elected to the Executive Committee

Saturday, November 23, 2019

I am pleased to announce that Hélène Rey (London Business School) and Larry Samuelson (Yale University) have been elected as At-large members representing the Council of the Econometric Society on the Executive Committee effective January 1st, 2020. They succeed Whitney Newey (MIT) and Rafael Repullo (CEMFI). The Society is very grateful to both the incoming and outgoing At-large members for their continued services. 

Enrique Sentana
Executive Vice-President
Econometric Society

 

The Society Announces the 2019 Election Results of its Officers and Council

Monday, November 11, 2019

The Econometric Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Election of Officers and Council.

Orazio Attanasio, Yale University, has been elected President.

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Yale University and the World Bank, has been elected First Vice-President. She will presumably become President in 2021.

Guido Tabellini, Bocconi University, has been elected Second Vice-President. He will presumably become First Vice-President in 2021 and President in 2022.

Enrique Sentana, CEMFI, has been elected Executive Vice-President.

Econometric Society Fellows Receive Nobel Prize in Economics

Monday, October 14, 2019

The Econometric Society would like to congratulate Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT) and Michael Kremer (Harvard University), all three Fellows of the Econometric Society, for winning the Nobel Prize in economics today for their “experimental approach” to solving global poverty. Banerjee was elected a Fellow of the Society in 1995 and a Council member, 2005-2008. Duflo was elected a Fellow of the Society in 2010 and Kremer was elected a Fellow in 2008. 

 

 

Pinelopi Goldberg Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Econometric Society Officer, Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, was among 100 new members and 25 foreign associates elected today to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in science. Goldberg, currently chief economist of the World Bank Group, is currently on public service leave from Yale University where she is the Elihu Professor of Economics. 

 

 

Appointment of the 2019 Officers and Council Nominating Committee

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

I am pleased to announce the appointment of the 2019 Officers and Council Nominating Committee. The members of this year's committee are:

Tim Besley (Chair), Daron Acemoglu, Orazio Attanasio, Atsushi Kajii, Michael Keane, Stephen Morris, and Jorgen Weibull

I wish to thank the members for agreeing to provide this important service to the Society.

Stephen Morris
President