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Econometric Society

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

"The most prestigious learned society in the field of economics", founded 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio by Irving Fisher, Ragnar Frisch, and others.

Official Website:
http://www.econometricsociety.org/

Founding Date:
1930

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George A. Akerlof
Economist
17-Jun-1940   Asymmetric markets
Maurice Allais
Economist
31-May-1911 9-Oct-2010 Monopoly pricing and the Allais effect
Kenneth J. Arrow
Economist
23-Aug-1921   Social Choice and Individual Values
Robert J. Aumann
Economist
8-Jun-1930   Game theorist
Gary S. Becker
Economist
2-Dec-1930   Human Capital
Ben Bernanke
Economist
13-Dec-1953   Federal Reserve Chairman
Alan S. Blinder
Economist
14-Oct-1945   Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve
Dennis W. Carlton
Economist
c. 1950   Economics Professor, University of Chicago
Gerard Debreu
Economist
4-Jul-1921 31-Dec-2004 Supply and demand theorist
Peter Diamond
Economist
29-Apr-1940   Diamond paradox in economics
Robert F. Engle III
Economist
10-Nov-1942   Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity
Martin Feldstein
Economist
25-Nov-1939   Reagan economist
Franklin M. Fisher
Economist
13-Dec-1934   Economist at MIT
Irving Fisher
Economist
27-Feb-1867 29-Apr-1947 The Theory of Interest
Milton Friedman
Economist
31-Jul-1912 16-Nov-2006 1976 Nobel Prize for Economics
Clive W.J. Granger
Economist
4-Sep-1934 27-May-2009 Granger causality
Zvi Griliches
Economist
12-Sep-1930 4-Nov-1999 Technology, Education, and Productivity
Sanford J. Grossman
Business
21-Jul-1953   CEO of Quantitative Financial Strategies
Trygve Haavelmo
Economist
13-Dec-1911 28-Jul-1999 Economic forecasting
John C. Harsanyi
Economist
29-May-1920 9-Aug-2000 Game theory
Jerry A. Hausman
Economist
5-May-1946   Hausman Specification Test
James J. Heckman
Economist
19-Apr-1944   Statistical analysis of individual and household behavior
Hendrik S. Houthakker
Economist
31-Dec-1924 15-Apr-2008 Council of Economic Advisers, 1969-71
Leonid Hurwicz
Economist
21-Aug-1917 24-Jun-2008 Mechanism design theory
Donald P. Jacobs
Economist
22-Jun-1927   Dean of the Kellogg School, 1975-2001
Dale W. Jorgenson
Economist
7-May-1933   Economist at Harvard
Paul L. Joskow
Economist
c. 1946   Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Daniel Kahneman
Psychologist
5-Mar-1934   The psychology of economics
Leonid Vitalyevich Kantorovich
Mathematician
19-Jan-1912 7-Apr-1986 Linear programming
John Maynard Keynes
Economist
5-Jun-1883 21-Apr-1946 Father of Keynesian economics
Paul Krugman
Columnist
28-Feb-1953   New York Times columnist/economist
Finn E. Kydland
Economist
Dec-1943   Dynamic macroeconomics
Edward Lazear
Economist
1948   Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors
Wassily Leontief
Economist
5-Aug-1906 5-Feb-1999 Structure of the American Economy
Abba Lerner
Economist
28-Oct-1903 27-Oct-1982 The Economics of Control
Richard C. Levin
Educator
7-Apr-1947   President of Yale University
Steven Levitt
Economist
1968   Freakonomics
Robert Lucas
Economist
15-Sep-1937   Theory of rational expectations
Benoit Mandelbrot
Mathematician
20-Nov-1924 14-Oct-2010 Fractal mathematician
Eric Maskin
Economist
12-Dec-1950   Mechanism design theory
Robert C. Merton
Economist
31-Jul-1944   Risk management and options
Merton H. Miller
Economist
16-May-1923 3-Jun-2000 Modigliani-Miller theorem
James A. Mirrlees
Economist
5-Jul-1936   Asymmetric information in economics
Franco Modigliani
Economist
18-Jun-1918 25-Sep-2003 Life-cycle theory
Dale Mortensen
Economist
2-Feb-1939   Job creation and destruction
Roger B. Myerson
Economist
29-Mar-1951   Mechanism design theory
Gunnar Myrdal
Economist
6-Dec-1898 17-May-1987 Monetary Equilibrium
John Nash
Mathematician
13-Jun-1928   Schizophrenic game theorist
Joseph P. Newhouse
Economist
24-Feb-1942   Rand economist, Harvard professor
Řystein Ore
Mathematician
7-Oct-1899 13-Aug-1968 Ring theorist
Edmund S. Phelps
Economist
26-Jul-1933   Golden Rules of Economic Growth
Christopher Pissarides
Economist
c. 1948   Job creation and destruction
Charles Plosser
Economist
19-Sep-1948   President and CEO, Philadelphia Fed
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
Kenneth S. Rogoff
Economist
22-Mar-1953   Harvard economist
Harvey S. Rosen
Economist
29-Mar-1949   Council of Economic Advisers, 2003-05
Stephen A. Ross
Economist
c. 1943   Professor of Financial Economics, MIT
Jeffrey Sachs
Economist
5-Nov-1954   The End of Poverty
Paul Samuelson
Economist
15-May-1915 13-Dec-2009 Theory of revealed preference
Thomas J. Sargent
Economist
19-Jul-1943   Rational expectations theory
Richard L. Schmalensee
Economist
1944   Council of Economic Advisers, 1989-91
Joseph Schumpeter
Economist
8-Feb-1883 8-Jan-1950 Creative Destruction
Amartya Sen
Economist
3-Nov-1933   Poverty and Famines
John Shoven
Economist
1947   Stanford economist
Christopher A. Sims
Economist
21-Oct-1942   Statistical theory of time series
Robert M. Solow
Economist
23-Aug-1924   Theory of economic growth
Hugo F. Sonnenschein
Economist
1941   President, University of Chicago, 1993-2000
A. Michael Spence
Economist
7-Nov-1943   Asymmetric markets
Joseph Stiglitz
Economist
9-Feb-1943   Ex-Chief Economist of the World Bank
Lawrence H. Summers
Economist
30-Nov-1954   US Treasury Secretary, 1999-2001
John B. Taylor
Economist
8-Dec-1946   Council of Economic Advisers, 1989-91
William Vickrey
Economist
21-Jun-1914 11-Oct-1996 Asymmetric information in economics
Oliver E. Williamson
Economist
27-Sep-1932   Transaction cost economics
Sewall Wright
Biologist
21-Dec-1889 3-Mar-1988 Mathematics of evolution


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