The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation with statistics and mathematics. It was founded on December 29, 1930, at the Stalton Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio.
The sixteen founding members were Ragnar Frisch, Charles F. Roos, Joseph A. Schumpeter, Harold Hotelling, Henry Schultz, Karl Menger, Edwin B. Wilson, Frederick C. Mills, William F. Ogburn, J. Harvey Rogers, Malcolm C. Rorty, Carl Snyder, Walter A. Shewhart, Øystein Ore, Ingvar Wedervang and Norbert Wiener. The first president was Irving Fisher.
- List of Presidents of the Econometric Society
- Fellows of the Econometric Society (Partial listing in a Wikipedia category)
The Econometric Society sponsors several annual awards, in which the honored member delivers a lecture:
- Andranik S. Tangian; Josef Gruber (28 November 2001). Constructing and Applying Objective Functions: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Econometric Decision Models Constructing and Applying Objective Functions, University of Hagen, Held in Haus Nordhelle, August, 28 - 31, 2000. Springer. pp. 20–. ISBN 978-3-540-42669-1. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
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