North American Winter Meeting

Jan 4 - 6, 2008

New Orleans, Louisiana

The 2008 North American Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana January 4-6, 2008, as part of the annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations. The program will consist of contributed and invited papers.  It is hoped that the research presented will represent a broad spectrum of applied and theoretical economics and econometrics.   The program committee will be chaired by Philip Haile of Yale University.

The 2008 North American Winter Meeting will feature the following Paired Invited Lectures:

January 4, 10:15 AM

"Frontiers of Monetary Economics"
Neil Wallace, Pennsylvania State University
Randall Wright, University of Pennsylvania
discussant: Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, Princeton University

"Combining Structural Models and Experimental Data"
Costas Meghir, University College London
Kenneth Wolpin, University of Pennsylvania
discussant: Joseph Altonji, Yale University

January 5, 10:15 AM

"Subsampling Methods in Econometrics"
Donald Andrews, Yale University
Joseph Romano, Stanford University
discussant: Joel Horowitz, Northwestern University

"Market Design"
Paul Milgrom, Stanford University
Alvin Roth, Harvard University
discussant: Susan Athey, Harvard University

Program Committee

Philip Haile, Yale University (Chair)
Daniel Ackerberg, UCLA (Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics)
Torben Gustav Andersen, Northwestern University (Financial Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing)
George-Marios Angeletos, MIT (Global Games, Incomplete Markets )
Victor Chernozhukov, MIT (Econometric Theory)
Hanming Fang, Yale University (Applied Microeconomics, Public Finance)
Mikhail Golosov, MIT (Macroeconomics, Public Finance)
Faruk Gul, Princeton University (Economic Theory)
Samuel Kortum, University of Chicago (International Trade)
Alessandro Lizzeri, New York University (Politica Economy, Industrial Organization)
Derek Neal, University of Chicago (Labor Economics, Economics of Education)
Serena Ng, University of Michigan (Time Series Econometrics, Empirical Macroeconomics)
Eric Michel Renault, University of North Carolina (Econometric Theory, Financial Econometrics)
Helene Rey, Princeton University (International Finance)
Mark Rosenzweig, Yale University (Development Economics, International Migration, Labor Economics)
Alvin E. Roth, Harvard University (Experimental Economics, Market Design)
Robert Shimer, University of Chicago (Search Theory, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics)
Hyun Song Shin, Princeton University (Financial Economics, Corporate Finance)
Jeroen M. Swinkels, Washington University-St. Louis (Economic Theory)
Edward J. Vytlacil, Columbia University (Econometrics, Labor Economics)
Randall Wright, University of Pennsylvania (Monetary Economics, Macro Economics, Search Theory)