UPDATE: TEC2021 has concluded!  Thank you to all who attended.

Session replays remain available on the virtual platform for registered attendees until December 31, 2021


Arranged around the theme of “Economics in the Age of Algorithms, Experiments, and A.I.” TEC2021 will bring together hundreds of economists, data scientists, and business leaders to discuss and demonstrate how applications of A.I.-based computing, machine learning, A/B testing, behavioral economics and other tools are impacting businesses by improving customer experiences, enhancing efficiencies, and driving profitability. Economists from industry, academia, and policy will elaborate on the emerging and future data science needs in economic research and practice. Now in its fifth year, TEC2021 is cohosted by Founding Partners Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Netlix, and Zillow.

Last year, over 1,000 attendees joined the virtual TEC conference.

TEC2021 will also include the NABE Industry Job Fair.



  Athey      Bajari       Card     Daly  
  Deaton     Li      Rascoff      Varian   



Susan Athey,  Economics of Technology Professor, Stanford University
Pat Bajari, VP Core AI and Chief Economist, Amazon
David Card, Nobel Laureate; Class of 1950 Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
Mary Daly, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Sir Angus Deaton, Senior Scholar, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Dorothy Li, CTO, Convoy
Spencer Rascoff, Co-Founder of Hotwire and Zillow; Co-founder & Chair of Pacaso, Recon Food, Supernova SPAC
Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google

...and many more!




  • Economists in the Tech Sector: Past, Present, and Future
  • Future of Remote Work
  • Outlook for Economist Careers in Tech
  • Blending Data to Understand the Economic Impact of COVID-19
  • Market Design & Behavior
  • Ensuring Fairness of Platforms
  • Behavioral Econ at Companies
  • Evolving Landscape of Competition Policy
  • ...and much more!

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Attending TEC2021? Prep with reading material:  Economists (and Economics) in Tech Companies by Susan Athey and Michael Luca



Partners / Sponsors

NABE thanks the Founding Partners and Sponsors of the 2021 Tech Economics Conference:

Founding Partners




Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor? Download the Sponsorship & Exhibit Packet for more information or contact Tom Beers, NABE Executive Director, at [email protected].


2021 Industry Job Fair Employers*: 


*Check back for more updates on 2021 Employers. 

More information for Employers


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TEC2021 Rates

NABE Member Registration: $350

U.S. Government Employees: $350

Non-Member Registration (Incl. one-year membership): $500

NABE Student Member: $50

Student Non-Member (incl. one-year membership dues): $80


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