Honorary Lecture

Ivan Werning (MIT) will deliver the 2020 Douglass North Honorary Lecture. Sponsored by the Economics Department.

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Our Mission

A conference for graduate students, by graduate students. The EGSC brings together students from across the country to share their original research.

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Conference Program

The EGSC 2020 conference schedule will be available here soon.

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Past Conferences

Browse photo and programs from past conferences.

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Welcome to the 15th Economics Graduate Student Conference, held annually by Washington University in St. Louis. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference will be heldĀ virtually via Zoom on November 7th, 2020.

About Our Conference

The EGSC is a student-run conference that has been held every fall since 2006 by the Department of Economics at Washington University.

The goal of the conference is to provide graduate students from all fields of economics an opportunity to present their work to their fellow students from across the country.

Submissions for EGSC 2020 are now closed. To register as a conference viewer (non-presenter), click the button below or visit the WATCH EGSC tab.

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Held jointly and sponsored by the Department of Economics.

The 2020 Douglass North Honorary Lecture will be delivered by Ivan Werning (MIT).


Find the most recent version of the conference schedule here.


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