Department of Economics

Events

12th Advances in Econometrics Conference at SMU

November 2-4, 2012

The Richard B. Johnson Center for Economic Studies in the Department of Economics and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas co-sponsored the 12th Advances in Econometrics conference at SMU, November 2-4, 2012.  The topic of the conference was Vector Autoregressive Modelling.  The conference's honored guest was Professor Christopher Sims of Princeton University and co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics. (read more)

2012 Texas Economic Theory Camp

October 6-7, 2012

The first Texas Economic Theory Camp was held at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, on October 6 and 7, 2012. The event was co-sponsored by Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M University, Rice University, The University of Houston, and The University of Texas at Austin. The purpose of the camp was to foster greater interaction among researchers working in pure and applied economic theory in Texas, and to provide a forum for scholars to present their current research. As expected, a large fraction of presenters were junior faculty and PhD students. (read more)

10th Advances in Econometrics Conference at SMU

November 4-6, 2011

The Department of Economics, SMU and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas co-sponsored the 10th Advances in Econometrics conference at SMU, November 4 – 6, 2011. The topics of the conference were on the modeling of macroeconomic activity by means of dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models. (Read more...)

SMU Economics Seminar Series

2011-12

The Department of Economics hosts an on-going series of seminars conducted by visiting scholars and researchers in the field of economics from around the globe. Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in Umphrey Lee 301 at 2:00 p.m. (Check Schedule...)

The Texas Camp Econometrics

The Texas Camp Econometrics (TCE) is an annual gathering of econometricians and empirical economists from SMU, Rice, University of Houston, Texas A&M University, and the University of Texas. TCE is sponsored by the Economics Departments at each of the schools and by StataCorp. (Read more…)