Econometric Society Australasia Meeting 2022

The 2022 Australasia Meeting of the Econometric Society will be held online (via Zoom) on July 6 – 8, 2022 and will be hosted by the School of Economics, The University of Queensland.

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A.W. Phillips Lecture

Daron Acemoglu (MIT)
“In the Name of Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle over Technology and Prosperity”

Colin Clark Lecture

Yeon-Koo Che (Columbia)
“Prolonged Learning and Hasty Stopping: The Wald Problem with Ambiguity”

E.J. Hannan Lecture

Susan Athey (Stanford GSB)
“Learning Targeted Treatment Assignment Policies”

Jacob Marschak Lecture

Rosa Matzkin (UCLA)
“Nonseparable Unobservables in Structural Models”

Presidential Address

Guido Tabellini (Bocconi)
“Identity Politics”

Invited speakers

  • Renee Adams, Oxford.
    What’s good for women is good for science: Evidence from the American Finance Association
  • Jo Van Biesebroeck, KU Leuven
    Strategic Trade Liberalization
  • Laurens Cherchye, KU Leuven
    Stable marriage, household consumption and unobserved match quality
  • Lata Gangadharan, Monash
    Gender Biases in Performance Evaluation: The Role of Beliefs versus Outcomes
  • Guyonne Kalb, University of Melbourne
    From Partnered to Single: Financial Security Over a Lifetime
  • Fuhito Kojima, Tokyo
    Ekkyo matching: How to connect separate matching markets for welfare improvement
  • Johannes Kunz, Monash
    The Effect of Migrant Networks on Labor Market Integration, Local Firms, and Employees
  • Renee McKibbin, Australian National University
    Commodity Price Cycles and the Interdependence of Commodity and Equity Markets
  • James Morley, University of Sydney
    Estimating r* via trend-cycle decomposition that is robust to apparent model misspecification
  • Bruce Preston, University of Melbourne
    Monetary policy trade-offs at the zero lower bound
  • Petr Sedlacek, UNSW
    Productivity, demand and growth
  • Philipp Strack, Yale
    Selective Memory Equilibrium


Prizes were awarded for best paper in the following categories:

  • PhD student: Xiaomei Sui (University of Rochester)
  • Early career academic (within 5 years of PhD award): Hanbaek Lee (University of Cambridge)
  • Applied economics: Minji Bang (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Top conference paper: Junjie Guo (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

These prizes are co-sponsored by the School of Economics at the University of Queensland and the Econometric Society.