Future Conferences

The 21st annual SAET Conference will take place in Sydney, Australia, July 16-22, 2022.

Covid 19 Research Conduit

Past Conferences

From 1993 through 2009, SAET held a bi-annual conference on current trends in economic theory. Starting in 2010, these became annual events. To see the programs for these past conferences, please follow the links below. In addition, materials from our more recent conferences, including papers, are available on each the conference webpage.

Conference Websites

Conference Programs (.pdf files)

Past Plenary Speakers (Alphabetical Order)

  • Daron Acemoglu Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2011
  • Charalambos D. Aliprantis Presidential Lecture, 1997
  • Aloisio Araujo Presidential Lecture, 2013
  • Costas Arkolakis Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2018
  • Bernard Cornet Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2011; Presidential Lecture, 2015
  • Claude d’Aspremont Presidential Lecture, 2021
  • Partha Dasgupta David Cass Lecture, 2015
  • Marc Fleurbaey Kenneth Arrow Lecture, 2021
  • Alfred Galichon Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2021
  • John Geanakoplos Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2019
  • Itzhak Gilboa Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2017
  • Peter J. Hammond Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2017
  • Johannes Hörner David Cass Lecture, 2018
  • Timothy Kehoe Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2012; Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2016; Presidential Lecture, 2019
  • Nobuhiro Kiyotaki David Cass Lecture, 2014
  • Fuhito Kojima Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2018
  • David Levine Presidential Lecture, 2011; Gerard Debreu Lecture, 2017
  • Robert E. Lucas Jr. David Cass Lecture, 2016
  • Mark Machina David Cass Lecture, 2013
  • Massimo Marinacci Gerard Debreu Lecture, 2019
  • Eric S. Maskin Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2009; Arrow Lecture, 2019
  • James A. Mirrlees Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2009
  • Stephen Morris David Cass Lecture, 2012
  • Hervé Moulin David Cass Lecture, 2017
  • Kazuo Nishimura Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2021
  • Charles Plott Presidential Lecture, 2010
  • Herakles Polemarchakis Gerard Debreu Lecture, 2012; Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2014
  • Edward C. Prescott Honorary Presidential Lecture, 2007; Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2010
  • Philip Reny Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2015
  • Jean Charles Rochet Maurice Allais Lecture, 2013
  • Alvin Roth Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2012
  • Karl Shell David Cass Lecture, 2011
  • Nancy Stokey Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2016; Presidential Lecture, 2021
  • Robert Townsend Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2015; Presidential Lecture, 2017
  • Nicholas Yannelis Presidential Lecture, 2005
  • Leeat Yariv Sir John Hicks Lecture, 2019
  • William Zame Lionel McKenzie Lecture, 2013

Past Plenary Speakers (By Lecture)

Presidential Lecture

  • Charalambos D. Aliprantis, 1997
  • Nicholas Yannelis, 2005
  • Edward C. Prescott, 2007 (Honorary)
  • Charles Plott, 2010
  • David Levine, 2011
  • Aloisio Araujo, 2013
  • Bernard Cornet, 2015
  • Robert Townsend, 2017
  • Eric Maskin, 2018
  • Timothy Kehoe, 2019
  • Claude d’Aspremont, 2021
  • Nancy L. Stokey, 2021

David Cass Lecture

  • Karl Shell, 2011
  • Stephen Morris, 2012
  • Mark Machina, 2013
  • Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, 2014
  • Partha Dasgupta, 2015
  • Robert E. Lucas Jr., 2016
  • David Levine, 2017
  • Johannes Hörner, 2018

Gerard Debreu Lecture

  • Herakles Polemarchakis, 2012
  • David Levine, 2017
  • Massimo Marinacci, 2019

Lionel McKenzie Lecture

  • Eric S. Maskin, 2009
  • Bernard Cornet, 2011
  • Timothy Kehoe, 2012
  • William Zame, 2013
  • Philip Reny, 2015
  • Itzhak Gilboa, 2017
  • Costas Arkolakis, 2018
  • John Geanakoplos, 2019
  • Kazuo Nishimura, 2021

Maurice Allais Lecture

  • Jean Charles Rochet, 2013

Sir John Hicks Lecture

  • James A. Mirrlees, 2009
  • Edward C. Prescott, 2010
  • Daron Acemoglu, 2011
  • Alvin Roth, 2012
  • Herakles Polemarchakis, 2014
  • Robert Townsend, 2015
  • Timothy Kehoe, 2016
  • Peter J. Hammond, 2017
  • Fuhito Kojima, 2018
  • Leeat Yariv, 2019
  • Alfred Galichon, 2021


Kenneth Arrow Lecture

  • Eric Maskin, 2019
  • Marc Fleurbaey, 2021

Workshops and SAET Mini Conferences