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ISF 2015 The Department is pleased be a sponsor for the 35th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) that will take place at Riverside Convention Center on June 21-24, 2015. The ISF is the premier forecasting conference attracting the world’s leading forecasting researchers in academia and industry. Professor Gloria González-Rivera ( is the General Chair of the 2015 Symposium. For more information on registration, keynote speakers, and other events, please visit
Aman Ullah

A conference in honor of Distinguished Professor Aman Ullah to celebrate his long and productive academic career will take place at Riverside Mission Inn on March 13-15, 2015; see for details. Prominent econometricians, who are Professor Ullah's friends, coauthors and former/current students, will attend and participate in this conference. A festschrift volume in honor of Aman Ullah will be published by the series Advances in Econometrics

Richard Sutch

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Richard Sutch has been elected as a Fellow of the Cliometric Society. This prestigious award is given for scholars who have published contributions to economic history that are markedly original and have significantly advanced the frontiers of knowledge. He will be receiving the award in the May 2015 meeting of the Cliometric Society in Ann Arbor.

Ron Chilcote

Professor Ronald Chilcote has been named the 2014-15 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professor on the Riverside campus of the University of California.  Along with this prestigious position, Professor Chilcote receives a monetary award in the amount of  $6,000 and research support in the amount of $3,000.  This academic senate award is presented yearly to an Emeritus Faculty on the basis of compelling project in teaching, research, or public service activities.


The Indian Econometric Society has elected Prasanta K. Pattanaik as its President for the year 2014-15. Established in 1960, the Indian Econometric Society is a large association of professional econometricians and quantitative economists, with more than 2000 members from India and other countries. 

Helfand Professor Steven Helfand has been awarded $70,000 grant to evaluate United Nations agriculture sustainability project aimed at breaking cycle of poverty. For more on this please click the link
Arnott Distinguished Professor Richard Arnott has been awarded a UCTC Faculty Research Grant for FY 2013-14. The grant funding to him is $88,798. It is awarded for his proposed research related to the engineering economics of downtown parking and traffic congestion.
Pallavi Panda

Graduate Student Pallavi Panda Wins Prestigious Hewlett Dissertation Fellowship.
Graduate student Pallavi Panda has been selected as one of seven fellows for the 2013-2015 Hewlett Foundation/IEE Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development.

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