New York Camp Econometrics XII

Friday/Sunday, April 7-9, 2017

Mirror Lake Inn Resort
77 Mirror Lake Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-2544

Keynote Speaker

Bruce E. Hansen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Economics

Mary Claire Aschenbrenner Phipps Distinguished Chair and Trygve Haavelmo Professor of Economics

This event is a gathering of econometricians and empirical economists whose successful goals are: (1) Bring together a group of econometricians/empirical economists and guests of host universities to discuss issues in econometrics, both applied and theoretical; (2) Present papers for comments by participants; (3) Stimulate student interest in econometrics; (4) Help students develop their technical presentation skills by encouraging the students of host universities to participate in the meetings, contribute to the poster session and present papers.

Camp Econometrics XII photo gallery

Registration for Camp Econometrics XII is now closed.

NY Camp Econometrics XII Program 

Participating Universities and Institutions

Sponsored by

The Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University
Melvin A. Eggers Fund, The Maxwell School
Economics Department, Syracuse University
Office of Academic Affairs, Syracuse University 

Hotel Reservations

Participants are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses. The Conference room rate at the Mirror Lake Inn is $182.50 (including service charge per day) per room per night. Click here to access the registration form, or mention "Syracuse University Camp Econometrics" for the special rate when making reservations. Room rates are guaranteed until February 28, 2017 while available. 

Transportation and Directions to Mirror Lake Inn

By Car

From Syracuse, NY - Rt 81N / I-90E          

From Albany, NY -  Interstate 787 N to  I-87 N

Air Travel

Adirondack Regional Airport - Airport Identifier: SLK -1/2 hour driving time
The Adirondack Regional Airport provides the only commercial air service to the Adirondack Park from Boston, MA. Located in Lake Clear, 16 miles from Lake Placid, it offers easy access to the entire region. Hertz and Enterprise rental cars are available on site. Commercial flights available through Cape Air: 800-352-0714 or For more information, including general aviation info., visit the Adirondack Regional Airport’s Web site, Airport Phone: 518-891-4600, Ticket Counter: 518-891-2290. 

Albany International Airport-2.5 hours driving time.

Rail Service

Amtrak operates between New York City and Montreal – local stop in Westport, N.Y. (40 miles from Lake Placid). For information call 1-800-USA-RAIL. Shuttle bus service to Lake Placid must be arranged with a reservation: 518-523-0294

Tax Exempt Status

To waive the taxes on your hotel accommodations you must either

Pay with a university credit card

One of the following Tax Exempt Certificates must accompany reservation request form to receive tax-exempt status: NYS TAX EXEMPTION - Form AC-946– or – ST-129  from each person claiming exemption if they are paying with cash, personal check or credit card and is an employee of NYS or a state run facility (if state voucher is used no form is needed)

For additional 2017 Camp Econometrics XII information contact:

Badi H. Baltagi at 315 443-1630 or or
Katrina Fiacchi at 315 443-9040 or