Graduate Student Contest
Every year the Society sponsors prizes for outstanding papers by
graduate students at its annual meeting. Generally, prizes total €3,000.
- Winner: Thomas G. Ruchti, California Institute of Technology, "Estimating an Equilibrium Model of Limit Order Markets"
- Finalist: Galen Sher and Pedro Vitória, University of Oxford, "An Information-Theoretic Test for Dependence with an Application to the Temporal Structure of Stock Returns"
- Finalist: Marcin Wolski, University of Amsterdam and Bielefeld University, "Monetary Policy, Banking and Heterogeneous Agents"
2012-2013This contest was held in conjunction with the 2013 conference in Vancouver. The results:
The David Kendrick Prize
This award is given on an irregular basis to those individuals who have who stood out for their contributions to the field.
The Society awarded the 2013 prize to Steve Turnovsky.
Professor Stephen Turnovsky holds the Ford and Louisa Van Voorhis Professorship of Economics at the University of Washington. His main area of research is in macroeconomic dynamics and growth. In this field, he developed early on the use of mathematical tools and models with a special interest for optimal policies. He made outstanding contributions to issues such as price and wage dynamics, international economics, small open economy modeling, and inequality and growth. Steve published numerous articles in the best journals and several well-known books. He also contributed much to the profession with uncommon editorial activities. He has been Associate Editors of many journals and Editor of the Journal of Dynamic Economics and Control, 1981-1987 and 1995-2001. He is now Advisory Editor of the Journal. Invited in universities all over the world, his achievements are recognized worldwide.
Details About The Society
The society was founded in 1995 and is a 501(c)3 organization. Our major
activity is our annual conference; it typically draws 300-400 participants.
The president of the Society is Cars Hommes
and the past presidents are Michel Juillard, Robert J. Tetlow, Carl Chiarella,
Manfred Gilli, Stephen Turnovsky, Berç Rustem, Hans Amman, Ken Judd, and
David Kendrick. Those interested in membership in the Society should contact
Bill Goffe, the Secretary-Treasurer. The
Advisory Council consists of the officers, the
editors of the journals, and some elected and appointed members. The By-Laws formally describe the Society and conference
organizers should read the guidelines for
our conferences. Finally, we offer some job listings in computational
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