The ISBA Section on Economics, Finance and Business (ISBA/EFaB)

EFaB Section Aims & Membership

As detailed in the EFaB bylaws the section aims to:

  • promote research in Bayesian methods in finance and business, by organising conferences, workshops, and sessions in other meetings;
  • promote education in Bayesian methods in  finance and business by developing short-courses for students and practitioners; and
  • promote academic-industry interactions and outreach to the finance and  business professions.

All ISBA members interested in the areas of activity of EFaB are encouraged to considering joining EFaB.  Annual dues are $20 (regular annual),  $250 (Lifetime), $5 (student, or low GNP country as defined under ISBA membership). 

Current EFaB Officers

Officer Name Term
Chair   Siddhartha Chib 2014
Chair-Elect   Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter   2014
Program Chair   Abel Rodriguez   2013-2014
Secretary   Emily Fox   2013-2014
Treasurer   Giovanni Petris   2014-2015

 

 

 

 

Communications between officers and members is via email and the quarterly ISBA Bulletin. Members should check the ISBA Bulletin regularly for news of EFaB endorsed and sponsored meetings, short-courses and related activities.

Major EFaB Section Meetings & Events

EFaB initiates, sponsorse and endorses a variety of workshops, conferences and courses.  The list below inlcudes only the main section meetings to date and forthcoming (sponsored and endorsed meetings are listed in the main ISBA meetings section of this web site): 

  • EFaB@Bayes250, the 1st EFaB Workshop, held at Duke University., Durham NC, December 15-17, 2013 The third day of the meeting intersected with the Bayes 250 Day
  • EFaB sessions and events at the ISBA 2014, The 12th World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, in Cancun, Mexico, July 14-18, 2014