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ESOBE 2024 Örebro
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ESOBE 2024 in Örebro!

ESOBE 2024 Örebro
August 22-23, 2024
University of Örebro

Keynote Speakers:
Hilde Bjørnlan (BI)
Joshua Chan (Purdue U)
Richard Hahn (Arizona State U)
Mattias Villani (Stockholm U)

Local organizers: Sune Karlsson, Stepan Mazur, Aubrey Poon

General Information

ESOBE stands for European Seminar on Bayesian Econometrics. In recent decades Bayesian econometrics has expanded enormously in areas such as optimal processing of information from different sources, efficient forecasting using sets of models, and measuring policy effectiveness and its associated risk.

The computational revolution in simulation techniques is a key ingredient in this expansion. Empirical applications of Bayesian econometrics deal with issues such as: risk management in international and financial markets, the education effect on income and individual entrepreneurship, measurement of policy effectiveness in the macro and monetary economy and individual decision making in marketing.

The ESOBE meetings have no particular theme but are intended as a discussion forum for new and recent research. Their aim is to bring together researchers and professionals interested in the application of Bayesian inference in economics in relatively small annual workshops that usually take two days.

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A moderated, low-frequency mailing list related to Bayesian econometrics and the application of Bayesian statistics in economics, finance, and business has been created. Please go here for more information!


Sylvia Kaufmann (chair)
Study Center Gerzensee

Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter (co-chair)
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
Gary Koop (co-chair)
University of Strathclyde
Herman K. van Dijk (co-chair)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Nalan Bastürk (member)
Maastricht University
Roberto Casarin (member)
University Ca' Foscari of Venice
Gregor Kastner (member)
University of Klagenfurt
Dimitris Korobilis (member)
University of Glasgow

Past meetings

ESOBE 2023 Glasgow
University of Glasgow
September 1st and 2nd, 2023
Local organizer: Dimitris Korobilis

ESOBE 2022 Salzburg
University of Salzburg
September 8th and 9th, 2022
Local organizers: Niko Hauzenberger, Paul Hofmarcher, Florian Huber, and Michael Pfarrhofer

ESOBE 2021 Madrid
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
September 2nd and 3rd, 2021
Local organizer: Conchi Ausin Olivera

ESOBE 2019 St Andrews
University of St Andrews
September 2nd and 3rd, 2019
Local organizers: Dimitris Korobilis and Katerina Petrova

ESOBE 2018 New Orleans
The New Orleans Branch of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
October 11th and 12th, 2018
Program chair: Mark Jensen

ESOBE 2017 The Netherlands
Maastricht University
October 26th and 27th, 2017
Program chairs: Nalan Basturk and Peter Schotman

ESOBE 2016 Italy
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
October 27th and 28th, 2016

ESOBE 2015 Switzerland
Study Center Gerzensee
October 29th and 30th, 2015
Program chair: Sylvia Kaufmann

ESOBE 2014 France
ESSEC La Defense
November 6th and 7th, 2014
Program chairs: Jeroen Rombouts and Andras Fulop

ESOBE 2013 Norway
Norges Bank
August 22th and 23rd, 2013
Program chairs: Herman K. van Dijk and Francesco Ravazzolo

ESOBE 2012 Austria
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
November 1st and 2nd, 2012
Program chair: Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter

ESOBE 2011 Belgium
Université Catholique de Louvain
Program chair: Luc Bauwens

ESOBE 2010 Netherlands
Econometric and Tinbergen Institutes
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Program chairs: Richard Paap and Dennis Fok

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