Event Canceled: Camp Econometrics XV has been canceled in response to COVID-19 prevention protocol. 



New York Camp Econometrics XV

Friday/Sunday, April 17-19, 2020

Mirror Lake Inn Resort

77 Mirror Lake Drive

Lake Placid, NY 12946

(518) 523-2544


Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, Michigan State University, Department of Economics

University Distinguished Professor


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.


Paper Submissions

The deadline to submit papers to Camp Econometrics XV has passed. 


Registration Information

Registration for Camp Econometrics XV has closed. 


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. 

To make your reservation, you must contact Stephanie Lange at 518-302-3030. She can be reached Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. You must mention that you are part of the April 2020 Camp Econometrics group to receive the group rate. 

All reservations must be made by March 9, 2020 in order to receive the special group rate. 


Transportation and Directions to the 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 www.flycapeair.com. 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).


Past Conference Information

Camp Econometrics XIV Program

Camp Econometrics XIII Program

Camp Econometrics Fellows 2006-2019


For additional Camp Econometrics XV information, please contact:

Badi H. Baltagi at 315-443-1630 or bbaltagi@maxwell.syr.edu or

Katrina Fiacchi at 315-443-9040 or kfiacchi@maxwell.syr.edu