NORTH AMERICAN ​SUMMER MEETING OF THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY

North American ​Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society
JUNE 27-30, 2019 // Seattle, Washington

Organized by Chang-Jin Kim, Stephen Turnovsky and Quan Wen, University of Washington


The 2019 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (NASMES 2019) took place in Seattle, Washington, from June 27 to 30, 2019.  The meeting was hosted by the Department of Economics at the University of Washington, and the program was co-chaired and organized by University of Washington Professors Chang-Jin Kim, Stephen Turnovsky and Quan Wen.


Logistics

The UW Economics Department is pleased to welcome all 2019 NASMES participants to Seattle and the University of Washington.  Please see below for on-site details (conference registration check-in and presenter information) and a schedule of events.  In addition, all attendees are encouraged to check the online program (https://editorialexpress.com/conference/NAMES2019/program/NAMES2019.html) for details about the presentations/parallel sessions.  Specific session locations (campus building and room number) will be posted by Monday, June 24, on the online program via Conference Maker.  Please direct questions to NASMES2019@outlook.com.

All attendees are invited to attend the Conference Reception, generously sponsored by Amazon, at the Museum of History & Industry (shuttle transportation is provided) on Friday night, June 28, at 7:00 PM.  Located on the shores of Lake Union in trendy South Lake Union, enjoy an evening with colleagues and friends, with remarks from Stefan Hoderlein, a senior principal Economist at Amazon.

Full Conference Program

On-site Details

Program Schedule


Confirmed speakers to date: 

Walras-Bowley Lecture
Eliana LA FERRARA 
Bocconi University


Cowles Lecture
Emmanuel SAEZ
UC Berkeley


Seattle Lecture: “Making Carbon Taxation a Generational Win Win”
Laurence Kotlikoff
Boston University


Other Lectures:

Hotelling Lectures
Fuhito Kojima
Stanford University 


Semi-Plenary Speakers:

Cristina Arellano, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Simon Board, University of California Los Angeles
Xiaohong Chen, Yale University
Siddhartha Chib, Washington University, St. Louis
Paola Giuliano, University of California Los Angeles
Jinyong Hahn, University of California Los Angeles
Miles Kimball, University of Colorado
Fuhito Kojima, Stanford University
Qingmin Liu, Columbia University
Eric Renault, University of Warwick
James Nason, North Carolina State University


Committee Members:

Organizational Committee

Chang-Jin Kim – University of Washington
Stephen Turnovsky – University of Washington
Quan Wen – University of Washington

Program Committee:

Pat Bajari – University of Washington
Simon Board – University of California, Los Angeles
Philip Bond – University of Washington
Juan D. Carrillo – University of Southern California
Santanu Chatterjee – University of Georgia
Xiaohong Chen - Yale
Hulya Eraslan – Rice University
Yanqin Fan – University of Washington
Ying Fan – University of Michigan
Alan Finkelstein Shapiro – Tufts University
Paola Giuliano - University of California, Los Angeles
Jang-Ting Guo – University of California, Riverside
Yoram Halevy – University of Toronto
Rachel Heath – University of Washington
Lutz Hendricks – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Han Hong – Stanford University
Jacques Lawarree – University of Washington
Hao Li – University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Tong Li – Vanderbilt University
Vadim Marmer - University of British Columbia, Vancouver
James Morley – University of Sydney
James Nason – North Carolina State University
Lee Ohania, - University of California, Los Angeles
Salvador Ortigueira – University of Miami
Joon Park – Indiana University Bloomington
Kevin Song - University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Liangjun Su – Singapore Management University
Will Wang – Microsoft Research
Yoon Jae Whang – Seoul National University
Jun Yu - Singapore Management University


Important dates:

Submissions open:  December 1, 2018
Submissions close: February 15, 2019
Decision notifications: March 31, 2019
Early registration deadline: April 15, 2019
Standard registration closes: May 15, 201
Registrations close: May 31, 2018


Accommodations - hotels

These hotels are holding a limited number of rooms at discounted rates for those who identify as attendees of NASMES 2019. All reservations and inquiries should be directed to your hotel of choice using the booking links below. Rates listed do not include breakfast or tax unless noted.

The Watertown Hotel
2 queen beds (single or double occupancy): $240 USD + tax
Cutoff date: May 27, 2019
Book online here:  UW Dept. of Economics WT
In order to book online, please follow these steps:
- Follow the link 
- Select which dates you would like to stay, and click "check availability" 
- Click "view available rooms" and select which room type you would like 
- Enter the remaining information from there to finalize your reservation

The University Inn
2 queen beds (single or double occupancy): $240 USD + tax
Cutoff date: May 27, 2019
Book online here:  UW Dept. of Economics UI
In order to book online, please follow these steps:
- Follow the link 
- Select which dates you would like to stay, and click "check availability" 
- Click "view available rooms" and select which room type you would like 
- Enter the remaining information from there to finalize your reservation

The Silver Cloud Hotel
1 king bed (single or double occupancy):  $209 USD + tax
2 queen beds (single or double occupancy):  $229 USD + tax
Includes complimentary hot breakfast buffet
Cutoff date:  May 10, 2019
Book by contacting the hotel directly via phone at 1.800.205.6940 and referencing the “North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society” when making a reservation.

Accommodations – campus dorms

University of Washington Residence Halls
Dorm reservations will be accepted only for a minimum 3-night package including breakfast, arriving Thursday, June 27 and departing Sunday, June 30, 2019. If you actually stay fewer nights you will not be refunded, and you cannot substitute for different nights. The dorms are located approximately 5-10 minutes walking from conference sessions.  Dorm cancellations prior to May 10 will be refunded subject to a $50 cancellation fee. After May 10, the campus dorm reservations are not refundable.

Housing in campus dormitories is available in either double or single rooms.  Guest rooms include linens (sheets, pillows, towels, etc.), private bathrooms, and WIFI (login info provided at check-in).  Rooms are not air-conditioned. 

Package includes bed and breakfast for 3 nights (June 27, 28, 29):

  • $225.00* per person, double occupancy (includes $3.19 estimated tax)
  • $340.00* per person, single occupancy (includes $3.19 estimated tax)

*University of Washington dorm rates are total per person for 3 nights including breakfast, taxes and $20 booking fee

With the purchase of a housing package, guests may request extra nights (offered on a space available basis on June 26 and June 30, no breakfast is included) for an additional nightly fee:

  • $56.50/night per person double occupancy
  • $96.00/night per person single occupancy

Reservations for campus housing are available in conjunction with the meeting registration via Conference Maker at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/NAMES2019.  Login and choose “Register to attend the conference” to select and pay for a campus dorm reservation.


Conference Registration

Online registration is now available – please login to Conference Maker at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/NAMES2019.  Choose “Register to attend conference” on the left menu to register/pay for conference registration (and campus housing).


Call for papers: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/NAMES2019/ 

Submissions are now closed, with a submission deadline of February 15, 2019. The link to submit a paper is http://editorialexpress.com/conference/NAMES2019/.  Each person may submit only one paper and present only one paper. However, each person is allowed to co-author multiple papers submitted to the conference. At least one author of each paper must be a member of the Econometric Society. To join or renew a membership, please visit https://www.econometricsociety.org/user/register.


Please send questions to NASMES2019@outlook.com