Conference Program

CONTRIBUTED SESSIONS

  • Each session is 1.5 hours long with 3 papers, each with a 30 min presentation time. The last speaker in any given session is deemed to Chair the session.
  • All contributed sessions take place at the New Law School Building. Click here for directions (key in your starting address on Google Maps)
  • A table that schematically lists all contributed sessions titles is available at this
    LINK. Make sure that you also download the list of changes to that assignment HERE.
  • The entire program listing of all contributed papers across sessions, is available as a searchable database at this LINK. Complete papers are obtained by clicking on the paper titles in that listing.
  • The selection process for the papers adhered to the following statement:

    Review Process for contributors - E1 STATEMENT
    All contributed papers in their entirety (i.e. not merely an abstract or extract) will be peer reviewed for their significance, innovation, and quality by independent qualified experts. The Econometric Society Australasian Meetings, held annually, are of national and international significance and involve experts from within Australia and abroad.

INVITED PARALLEL SESSIONS

Each day begins with 3 parallel sessions ( 9:00 AM -10:30 AM) by invited speakers, each session   contains two presentations by invited speakers. This listing of these sessions and the available abstracts are available at this LINK.


PLENARY TALKS

Colin Clark Lecture

Uneven Growth and Social Conflict (More)
Professor Debraj Ray, New York University

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 July, Merewether Lecture Theater  1

Debraj Ray is Silver Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and Professor of Economics at New York University. Ray works in the areas of development economics and game theory. He graduated with a Bachelors degree from the University of Calcutta and Masters and PhD from Cornell University.    He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Fellow of the Society for Advancement in Economic Theory.   Ray has served on the editorial boards of Econometrica, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Development Economics, the Journal of Economic Growth, the Japanese Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, and American Economic Journal Microeconomics. He has served as a Foreign Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, and as Co-editor of the Econometric Society journal, Theoretical Economics. He holds an honorary degree from the University of Oslo, and is currently a Co-Editor of the American Economic Review.

E. J. Hannan Lecture

Measuring Uncertainty about Long-Run Predictions (More)
Professor Mark Watson, Princeton University

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 11 July, Merewether Lecture Theater 1


Mark Watson is the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society. His research focuses on time-series econometrics, empirical macroeconomics, and macroeconomic forecasting. He has published articles in these areas and is the author (with James Stock) of Introduction to Econometrics, a leading undergraduate textbook. Watson has served on the editorial board of several journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Econometrica, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and Macroeconomic Dynamics. He currently serves as a Co-Editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics.

A. W. Phillips Lecture


                    Title: TBA       by  Dr. Frank Smets, European Central Bank

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday 12 July, Merewether Lecture Theater 1

                   

Frank Smets is Director General of the Directorate General Research of the European Central Bank. He is professor of international economics at the Centre for Economic Studies at the KU Leuven and an honorary professor in the Duisenberg chair at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London and CESifo in Munich. He has written and published extensively on monetary, macroeconomic, financial and international issues mostly related to central banking in top academic journals such as the Journal of the European Economic Association, the American Economic Review and the Journal of Monetary Economics. He has been managing editor of the International Journal of Central Banking from 2008 till 2010.  Before joining the European Central Bank in 1998, he was a research economist at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. He holds a PhD in Economics from Yale University.

                   

                

---------------  ORIGINAL WELCOME MESSAGE ----------

The Econometric Society's Australasian Meeting for 2013  (ESAM 2013) will be held on the campus of the University of Sydney, Sydney, from July 9 - July 12.   

Click here for information on  the Econometric Society

The program will consist of both Invited Sessions and Contributed Sessions.   We welcome submissions to the Contributed Sessions in all areas of Economics.  

Submissions must be made online (via Conference Maker) by 15 30 April, 2013.

Please take note of all the
Key Dates for the conference. 

The  registration fee for Society members is $500 until June 8 and $600 from June 9. For registration fees for non-members, see  here:

Review Process for contributors - E1 STATEMENT
All contributed papers in their entirety (i.e. not merely an abstract or extract) will be peer reviewed for their significance, innovation, and quality by independent qualified experts. The Econometric Society Australasian Meetings, held annually, are of national and international significance and involve experts from within Australia and abroad.