The ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodogical Statistics announces the publication of a new journal: “Econometrics and Statistics”, the official journal of the networks Computational and Financial Econometrics and Computational and Methodological Statistics. It will consist of two sections: Econometrics and Statistics. In the Econometrics section emphasis will be given to methodological and theoretical papers containing substantial econometrics derivations or showing a potential of a significant impact in the broad area of econometrics. The Statistics section will publish papers providing important original contributions to methodological statistics inspired in applications. The journal is published by Elsevier.