2019

  • Dates.  Two separate, but closely related, events are scheduled.
    • August 6-10, 2019. The 7th Summer School of Econometric Society
      • The Summer School is generously supported by Econometric Society, Tokyo Center for Economic Research and JSPS Kakenhi Grants (Grant Numbers 18H05217, 17K18308, and 18K12759).
      • The program of the summer school consists of at least ten 90 minutes lectures and student presentations. Each of the 5 lecturers will talk about topics of his choice in economics.
      • 18 sessions will be assigned for 30 minutes student presentations of their own research. In addition, students will have opportunities to interact informally with the lecturers.
      • To have a better idea of the format of the summer school, please check the program of the Summer School at 2015.
    • August 11, 2019. Mentoring event for young female economists
      • This event is sponsored by Nomura Foundation, and will generally follow formats of CeMENT of AEA and WinE Mentoring Retreat of EEA-ESEM.
      • There will be a panel discussion by the Summer School lecturers, followed by group discussions in which lecturers participate as mentors in a small group.
      • All female students attending the Summer School are invited to participate. Limited travel support is available for those who are attending the mentoring event. The local organizers will at least cover the cost of extra one-night lodging needed to attend the mentoring event.
  • Venue.  Both events will be held at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
  • Local Organizer.  Kazuo Machino (Hokkaido University)
  • Lecturers. (Alphabetical order)   
    • In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois)
    • Francoise Forges (Universite Paris - Dauphine)
    • Debraj Ray (New York University)
    • Ariel Rubinstein (Tel Aviv University and New York University)
    • Bruno Strulovici (Northwestern University)
  • Application.
    • Only electronic submission will be accepted until February 28, 2019.
    • Before pointing the web browser to the application site, please go over the checklist.
    • The application site is here.
  • Cost and Travel Support.
    • The local organizer plans to offer some travel support for students through the reduction of the registration fee and/or the subsidy toward the airfare. The level of travel support will be announced in due course.
    • The registration fee is $350, which is non-refundable. The fee will cover lodging with breakfasts (6 nights), lunches at the campus cafeteria for 5 days and other local events during the Summer School. (Ingredients for the individual dishes can be found here.)
  • Tentative Timeline.
    • An applicant will be notified the admission decision sometime around March 31, 2019. 
    • An admitted student will be asked to register by April 15, 2019.
    • A registered student will be asked (again) whether he/she would like to present a paper at the Summer School, around the end of April to organize the student presentations.
    • We plan to announce the program for the Summer School around early June 2019.
  • Program.
  • Lodging.
  • Other useful information.
  • Questions.
    • If you have questions regarding admissions or any other academic matters, please contact Professor In-Koo Cho (University of Illinois) with "esSummer2019" in the subject line.
    • If you have questions about lodging, travel arrangement or other logistic matters, please contact local organizer with "esSummer2019" in the subject line.
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