LSU Economics Department to Co-Host 11th Annual Conference

02/09/2012 12:00 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Department of Economics, together with the Division of Economic Development, the Real Estate Research Institute and the LSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, will host the annual Advances in Econometrics Conference at the Lod Cook Alumni Center, on Friday, Feb. 17, through Sunday, Feb. 19.


The focus of the 11th annual conference is research related to and inspired by the work of Jerry Hausman. The conference is a companion to the work “Advances in Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Jerry Hausman,” and will bring together authors and scholars for discussion, debate and feedback.


The editors of the volume and conference leaders include Badi Baltagi of Syracuse, Whitney Newey of MIT, Hal White of UC-San Diego and LSU’s own Ourso Family Professor in Econometrics Carter Hill.


To view the conference schedule, visit


The Department of Economics at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business offers courses that provide undergraduate and graduate students an intellectual challenge and strong analytic training and the tools to address the economic and social problems faced both domestically and internationally. The faculty’s dedication to quality teaching and research is reflected by numerous awards received and peer-reviewed scholarly articles published in high-quality economic journals. The Journal of Labor Research and the Journal of Macroeconomics, two highly regarded academic journals, are edited within the department. For more information, visit or call 225-578-5211.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2012