SITE 2021 Program

Stanford's Department of Economics is proud to host online the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics (SITE) conference between July 12 and September 10, 2021. This year's conference consists of a series of 12 workshop sessions covering a wide range of economic topics. See the full schedule below.

Accepted papers for presentation are posted on the online program schedule.

Attendance to all SITE sessions is free!  Registration is required except for presenters, organizers, or panelists. A Zoom link will be emailed three days  prior to the start date of each session.

A certificate of attendance is available upon request by emailing snantuna@stanford.edu following the conference session.

Past Sessions

Jul 12 -
Jul 14
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Different from previous years of this session on “Economic Theory-Based Models,” this year’s session will focus on the econometric methodology side of theory-…

Jul 22 -
Jul 23
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This session will bring together researchers from political science and economics who apply economic theory to the study of politics.

Jul 28 -
Jul 30
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Zoom

This session focuses on recent advances in macro finance as well as the use of computational techniques in this field.

Aug 9 -
Aug 10
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Zoom

As we have done for many years, this workshop brings together researchers working on issues at the intersection of psychology and economics.

Aug 12 -
Aug 13
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Zoom

This workshop will be dedicated to advances in experimental economics combining laboratory and field-experimental methodologies with theoretical and psychological insights on decision-making,…

Aug 16 -
Aug 17
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Macroeconomics increasingly emphasizes inequality.

Aug 18 -
Aug 20
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Zoom

The idea of this session is to bring together microeconomic theorists working on dynamic games and contracts with more applied theorists working in macro, finance, organizational economics, and…

Aug 18 -
Aug 20
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The session will cover recent work on the causes and effects of changes in volatility and uncertainty in the aggregate economy, which is incredibly topical given the ongoing Brexit turmoil and US…

Aug 23 -
Aug 26
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Zoom

This session discusses the latest advances in theoretical and empirical issues related to financial regulation, defined broadly.…

Aug 26 -
Aug 27
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Zoom

The idea of this session is to bring together labor economists and macroeconomists with interests in labor markets with two goals.

Aug 30 -
Sep 1
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This session is at the intersection of Labor, Macro, and Public Economics.

Sep 1 -
Sep 2
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Zoom

This segment would feature post-crisis research on the central role of banks in the economy, their incentives for risk-taking, developments in fintech, the role…

Sep 9 -
Sep 10
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Location:
Zoom

There has been a recent surge of work in housing and urban economics, with people often scattered across otherwise disjoint fields such as public finance, labor…