African Econometrics Society Annual Conference, July 7-9, 2010, at the American University in Cairo, (AES2010)

Venue: Economics Department, American University in Cairo

Location: New Cairo, Egypt, Egypt

Event Date/Time: Jul 07, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 09, 2010
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2010
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African Econometrics Society Annual Conference
at the American University in Cairo, Egypt
July 7-9, 2010

15th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
7-9 JULY 2010
THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

The African Econometric Society will hold its Fifteenth Annual Conference over three full days from July 7 to July 9, 2010, at the new campus of the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

The Conference will include both plenary sessions and parallel sessions. The plenary sessions will be addressed by distinguished professors in a diversity of fields of quantitative economics. The parallel sessions will be divided over three tracks covering econometric theory as well as various fields of applied econometrics, economic modeling, quantitative and non-quantitative economic analysis, and a large range of related topics in applied economics and statistics.

The confirmed keynote speakers for the 2010 conference include:

Professor Karim Abadir (Imperial College London)
Professor Yacine Aït-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Professor Mahmoud El-Gamal (Rice University)
Professor Kaddour Hadri (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Professor John Moore (Edinburgh University and London School of Economics)
Professor Franco Peracchi (Tor Vergata University, Rome)

Papers are invited in any of the following fields, as well as other related fields:

- Econometric theory and methods
- Microeconometrics
- Macroeconometrics
- Labor models
- Financial economics
- Monetary economics
- Environmental models
- Biophysical and social systems
- Industrial Economics: Markets and competition
- Game theory and experimental economics
- Global economic change
- Inequality and poverty reduction
- Health economics and models
- Infrastructural models
- Fiscal policy and public economics
- Risk management in banking
- Computer-automated inference
- International trade
- Agricultural economics
- Ethics, religion, and economics

Submission Requirement:
An abstract of two pages in Word to be e-mailed before January 15, 2010 to AES.EG2010@aucegypt.edu, defining the nature of the problem studied, the methodology used, and the way it will add value to the available literature.

Conference fees:
$ 120 for early registration, before February 28, 2010.
$ 150 for registration after February 28, 2010.

A limited number of grants will be made available by the Society to cover travel and accommodation expenses for selected young African researchers to present their papers at the Conference. Application for such grants should be sent to AES.EG2010@aucegypt.edu by electronic mail before January 15, 2010, accompanied by a C.V. and a detailed version of the abstract.

A committee of competent reviewers will examine the applications for grants and the chosen applicants will be informed before the end of February, 2010.

Further information on the conference logistics, venue, and deadlines will appear on the Society’s website www.africametrics.org

Venue

American University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt 11835
New Cairo
Egypt
Egypt
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