2021 African Meeting (HYBRID FORMAT)

Jun 3 - 5, 2021

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

The 2021 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society (AFES 2021)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée (ENSEA)
June 3 to 5, 2021

Conference Format:
Virtual/Hybrid – Both onsite and online participation/presentation will be allowed. All the presentations will be available on a virtual platform.

For transportation and hotel information if attending in-person, please go to: https://ensea.ed.ci/en/africa-meeting-of-the-econometric-society-afes-2021/#1617986533193-9adf64cd-e858

Conference
The 2021 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society (AFES 2021)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée (ENSEA)
June 3 to 5, 2021

Important dates:

  • Early registration - before April 23, 2021
  • Late registration - after April 23, 2021
  • Financial support notification: sent March 22

Registration is now open for non-presenting attendees and for presenters for the Conference and Summer School. Registration categories and pricing are covered in detail below. Please note: Separate fees are required for each event but registration takes place through the same link. All participants must register.

Summer School and Conference Format:
Hybrid – Both onsite and online participation/presentation will be allowed. All the presentations will be available on a virtual platform.

Conference Fees:
Early registration - before April 23, 2021
Onsite participation:
Regular fees: US$250  
Students’ fees: US$150

Online participation:  
Presenters:
Regular fees: US$150  
Students’ fees: US$100      
Non-presenter fees: US$50

Late registration - after April 23, 2021
Onsite participation:  
Regular fees: US$300  
Students’ fees: US$200

Online participation:   
Presenters: Regular fees: US$200  
Students’ fees: US$150
Non-presenter fees: US$50

Payment can be made at the registration tab of https://editorialexpress.com/conference/AFES2021

The confirmed keynote speakers include:
Lisa Cook (Michigan State University)
Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University)
Pinelopi Goldberg (Yale University) will deliver the Presidential Address
James Heckman (University of Chicago, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics – 2000)
Kirabo Jackson (Northwestern University)
Yaw Nyarko (New York University)

Manuel Arellano (CEMFI, Madrid) will deliver the 2021 Marschak lecture during the Summer School on June 2, 2021.

Prior to the Meeting, the 2021 Africa Summer School in Econometrics (ASSE) will be hosted by ENSEA from May 25, to June 2, 2021. This Summer School will feature the 2021 Marschak lecture that will take place on June 2, 2021 and delivered by Manuel Arellano (CEMFI, Madrid).

The 2021 ASSE includes the following topics: (i) Causal inference and policy evaluation for (Quasi) experimental data and Non-experimental data, (ii) New developments on Panel data analysis methods, (iii) Bootstrap Methods, (iv) Financial Econometrics, (v) Macroeconometrics: Time series.

Confirmed lecturers are (in alphabetical order): Manuel Arellano (CEMFI, Madrid), Matias Cattaneo (Princeton University), Firmin Doko Tchatoka (University of Adelaide), Pascaline Dupas (Stanford University), Christian Gouriéroux (CREST, University of Toronto), and Michael Jansson (University of California, Berkeley).

More information on the Conference and Summer School, go to https://www.africaeconometricsociety.com/

Program Chairs:
Prosper Dovonon (Concordia University)
Ismael Mourifié (University of Toronto)

Local Organizing Committee:
Fe Doukoure (ENSEA)
Hugues Kouadio (ENSEA)
Lewis Landry Gakpa (ENSEA)

Program Committee
J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph)  
Yves Atchadé (Boston University)   
Hafedh Bouakez (HEC, Montreal)    
Louphou Coulibaly (University of Pittsburgh)  
Habiba Djebbari (Aix-Marseille University)  
Antoine Djogbenou (York University)   
Bruno Feunou (Bank of Canada)   
Sophie Osotimehin (UQAM)
Robert Garlick (Duke University)    
Dalia Ghanem (University of California, Davis)  
Ian Heffernan (African School of Economics)  
Désiré Kanga (Ensea, Abidjan)    
Désiré Kédagni (Iowa State University)   
Steve Koch (University of Pretoria)  
Marlene Koffi (University of Toronto)
Illenin Kondo (University of Notre Dame)
Romuald Méango (Max-Planck Institute)
Césaire Meh (Bank of Canada)
Abdoulaye Ndiaye (New York University)
Pierre Nguimkeu (Georgia State Univ.)
Dozie Okoye (Dalhousie University)
Roland Pongou (University of Ottawa)
Modibo Sidibé (Duke University)
Issouf Soumaré (Université Laval)
Abderrahim Taamouti (Durham Univ.)
Roméo Tédongap (ESSEC, Paris)
Georges Tsafack (Univ. of Rhode Island)

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


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