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Cowles Lectures

These lectures are presented at the Econometric Society's North American Summer Meetings.

June 2024

Vanderbilt University
Michael Whinston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

June 2023

University of California, Los Angeles
Oliver Linton, University of Cambridge

June 2021

Virtual, Université du Québec à Montréal
Matthew Rabin, Harvard University, “Channeled Attention and Stable Errors”

August 2020

Robert Shimer, University of Chicago, “Random Networks in the Theory of Information Diffusion, Financial Intermediation, and Disease Transmission”

June 2019

Seattle, Washington
Emmanuel Saez , University of California, Berkeley, “Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications”

June 2018

University of California, Davis
Ellen McGrattanUniversity of Minnesota and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, “Theory and Measurement of Business Capital”

June 2017

Washington University in St. Louis
Yuliy Sannikov, Princeton University, “Optimal Asset Management Contracts with Hidden Savings”

June 16, 2016

University of Pennsylvania
Rosa Matzkin, University of California, Los Angeles, “On the Observability of Unobservables”

August 18, 2015

Montréal, Canada (11th World Congress)
Elie Tamer, Northwestern University, “Sensitivity Analysis in Econometric Models”

June 21, 2014

University of Minnesota
Ariel Pakes, Harvard University, “Dynamic Analysis of Industries: A Methodological Issue”

June 13, 2013

University of Southern California
Matthew Jackson, Stanford University, “Social Networks and Economic Behavior: Lessons from Rural India”

June 30, 2012

Northwestern University
Martin Eichenbaum, Northwestern University, “Understanding Booms and Busts in Housing Prices”

June 11, 2011

Washington University in St. Louis
Michael Keane, University of New South Wales & Arizona State University, “Taxation, Human Capital and Labor Supply”

June 6, 2009

Boston University
Viktor Chernozhukov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “High-Dimensional Sparse Econometric Models”