APPLICATION DEADLINE February 28, 2017
Summer School of Econometric Society in Seoul
Aug 7 – 11, 2017
The Econometric Society is pleased to announce the “Summer School of Econometric Society” to offer graduate students to learn the frontier of research from a group of leading scholars. The theme of the Summer School of Econometric Society is “Advances in Economic Theory” which will be held at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, August 7-11, 2017.
Lecturers are (in alphabetical order):
Colin Camerer (California Institute of Technology)
In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois)
Debraj Ray (New York University)
Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University and New York University)
Leeat Yariv (California Institute of Technology)
We plan to organize a few of sessions where a selected group of students can present their research. Interested students can file applications at http://www.zvulunylab.com/esSummer2017 now through February 28, 2017. An applicant must be a member of Econometric Society at the time of application. To join the Econometric Society, please visit http://www.econometricsociety.org. Admission decisions will be made around March 31, 2017 and will be notified individually. Information about scholarships and registration will become available when the admission decisions are made. Please check the home page of the summer school (https://sites.google.com/site/inkoocho/home/summer-school-of-econometric-society) for the latest information about the program and the local logistics.
About Mauricio Bugarin
Mauricio Soares Bugarin is full professor at the Economics Department of the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997 and is currently Leader of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB). From 2006 to 2011 he was full professor of Economics at Insper Institute, São Paulo, Brazil, where he served as the director of undergraduate studies in Economics and created the joint degree program in Economics and Business Administration.
Prof. Bugarin is a research fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) and served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Latin American Chapter of the Econometric Society from 2007 to 2011. He has produced numerous research articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Oxford Academic Papers, Public Choice, and Social Choice and Welfare; a book on the control of public expenditure in Brazil published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; several academic book chapters; and has received several academic prizes including Brazilian National Treasure Secretariat Prizes (Public Finance), a National Health Economics Prize, and the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for the best article in Economics published in a year by a Brazilian author.
Prof. Bugarin’s main interests include public economics, public finance and the relationship between economics and politics. He regularly teaches PhD courses in game theory and mechanism design, the economics of incentives and information and positive political economics.
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