Atenção: Participe do Virtual World Congress of the Econometric Society – 2020

Atenção: O World Congress da Econometric Society será realizado este ano de forma virtual.

Assim, todos podem participar com uma taxa de inscrição módica de 10 dólares. Vejam anúncio abaixo.

The Econometric Society
May 20, 2020


August 17, 2020-August 21, 2020

To register, please click here

Registration Dates:
Registration opens: May 19, 2020
Presenter registration deadline: Sunday June 7, 2020
Non-presenter registration deadline: Friday August 7, 2020

Presenter Registration Fees: 
(Presenters must register by June 7 to be included in the program)
ES Member; high-income countries: $100
ES Member; student or low-, low-middle, or upper-middle income countries: $50
See World Bank link for countries by income.

Non-Presenter Registration Fee, all categories: $10

Additional Information
Additional information can be found at

Program Chairs: Victor Chernozhukov (MIT), Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard), Johannes Hörner (Yale) and Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi)

Local Organizing Committee: Massimiliano Marcellino (Chair), Jerome Adda, Maristella Botticini and Marco Ottaviani

Virtual World Congress Committee: Larry Samuelson, Chair (Yale), Isaiah Andrews (Harvard), Orazio Attanasio (Yale), Johannes Hörner (Yale), Massimiliano Marcellino (Bocconi), Francesca Molinari (Cornell), Guido Tabellini (Bocconi)

World Congress Main Lecturers
Orazio Attanasio (Yale), Presidential Address
Esther Duflo (MIT), Fisher-Schultz Lecture
Roger Koenker (UIUC/UCL), Walras-Bowley Lecture
David Pearce (NYU), Frisch Memorial Lecture
Robert Shimer (Chicago), Cowles Lecture

Confirmed Semi-Plenary Lectures
Beliefs in Macroeconomics
Nicola Gennaoioli (Bocconi University)
Yuriy Gorodnichenko (Berkeley)

Contests and Contracts
Juuso Välimäki (Aalto University Helsinki)
Thomas Mariotti (Toulouse School of Economics)

Frontiers of Modern Econometrics  
Alfred Galichon (NYU)
Stéphane Bonhomme (University of Chicago)

Frontiers of Time Series Econometrics
Raffaella Giacomini (UCL)
Anna Mikusheva (MIT)

Human Capital and Intergenerational Mobility
Janet Currie (Princeton University)
Nick Papageorge (Johns Hopkins University)

Macroeconomic Policy   
Monika Piazzesi (Stanford University)
Ivan Werning (MIT)

Modern Causal Inference
Alberto Abadie (MIT)
Christian Hansen (The University of Chicago Booth School)

Social Interactions and Development
Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)
Matt Jackson (Stanford)

Topics in Industrial Organization
Leslie Marx (Duke)
Volker Nocke (University Mannheim)

Topics in Microeconomic Theory  
Philippe Jehiel (UCL and PSE)
Alexander Wolitzky (MIT)

Confirmed Policy Sessions
AI and ML in Empirical Research
Esther Duflo (MIT)
Guido Imbens (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
Victor  Chernozhukov (MIT/Amazon)
Vasilis Syrgkanis (

Climate Change  
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University)
Per Krusell (Stockholm University)
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg (Princeton University)

Consumer Data and IT Firms: Customization vs. Discrimination
Phillip Leslie (Amazon)
Jacques Cremer (Toulouse School of Economics)
Steve Tadelis (Berkeley)

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg (Chair) (Yale University and the World Bank)
Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics)
Richard Blundell (UCL)
Jan Eeckout (UPF-GSE Barcelona)

Trade Wars and Trade Talks
Giovanni Maggi (Yale University)
Ralph Ossa (Zurich)
Steve Redding (Princeton)

In addition to the live presentations above, 1,428 papers from scholars representing every region of the world have been accepted for presentation. In order to accommodate multiple time zones and the complexity of organizing the presentation of 1,428 papers, the organizers decided that papers will be pre-recorded in sessions of four with live scheduled Q&A during the week. Once recorded, sessions will be available on the web site in a password-protected resource library to be accessed throughout the week.

We are very excited about this format because it allows all presenters to work around time zones and potential technical glitches to present their work while still interacting with and receiving feedback from colleagues.

At the same time, several unique software features will be available throughout the meeting including live networking rooms, chat functions, virtual booths, leaderboards tracking presentation visits and daily participation in the Congress, among other features. The Society will also present live its Frisch Medal and other awards. Finally, while we cannot visit Bocconi University and Milan in person, Bocconi University’s beautiful buildings, surrounding city and hospitality will be available virtually during the full Congress.

We have set registration fees for presenters and non-presenter attendees at rates designed to cover the costs of the software and staffing. We hope all of you will register as soon as possible (and no later than June 7 to be included in the program) and encourage your colleagues to register too at the $10 non-presenter rate.

To register, please click here

Registration Dates and Fees:
Registration opens: May 19, 2020
Presenter registration deadline: Sunday June 7, 2020
Non-presenter registration deadline: Friday August 7, 2020

Presenter Registration Fees:
(Presenters must register by June 7 to be included in the program)
ES Member; high-income countries: $100
ES Member; student or low-, low-middle, or upper-middle income countries: $50
See World Bank link for countries by income.

Non-Presenter Registration Fee, all categories: $10

While the presenting author must pay the presenter registration fee by the deadline, co-authors wishing to register may pay the non-presenter fee and follow that deadline.

Countries by income category are defined by the World Bank, here (once in list, scroll down for country-by-income lists). Please note that the criterion for reduced fee is not nationality but country of work so that a national of Ukraine or Turkey, for example, working in North America is not eligible.

Students: A ‘student’ is defined as somebody registered in an academic program at the time of registration. If you are registering as a student, please send a scanned copy of your student ID or some similar verification to during the registration process. Failure to provide this documentation could result in your registration being delayed or withdrawn.

Membership in the Econometric Society
While membership is not required for non-presenters, we would welcome your support. To join or renew a membership, please visit

General questions may be sent to and queries about the scientific portion of the program to program chairs: Victor Chernozhukov (Econometrics), Emmanuel Farhi (Macro), Johannes Hörner (Theory) or Eliana La Ferrara (Applied)



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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