We invite you to check out the January 2013 issues of Economic Inquiry and Contemporary Economic Policy now available online:
Please consider joining or renewing your membership in WEAI so that you can have access to the entire collection of both journals back to volume one. Conference participation and journal submission fees are also lower for members, so make the investment in your future today!
Submission Deadline Extended for 2013 Annual Conference
You still have a few more days to submit your abstract for consideration for the next Annual Conference, June 28-July 2, in Seattle, Washington. The original deadline has been extended as long as space and time permit. Present your latest research, discuss a paper and share your expertise, chair a session and help foster the exchange of ideas, or consider organizing your own conference session with the participants of your choice. Questions? Contact sessions(at)weai.org.
Some 2013 Annual Conference Highlights:
- Keynote Address by Edward J. Kane, Boston College — “The Globalization of the US Financial Safety Net"
- Presidential Address by Lucian A. Bebchuk, Harvard Law School — “Corporate Governance"
- President-Elect Featured Session entitled “Aspects of Unemployment" organized by WEAI Vice President John Pencavel, Stanford University, including David Card, University of California, Berkeley, Henry S. Farber, Princeton University, and Peter Kuhn, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tokyo Conference Update
The upcoming conference in Tokyo, hosted by Keio University Graduate Schools of Economics and of Business and Commerce, the Tokyo Center for Economic Research, and the Keio-Kyoto Joint Global COE Program, is going to be the largest Pacific Rim Conference since WEAI began holding them almost 20 years ago. Check out the preliminary program as well as other highlights online.
In a few short weeks, the 2013 election will be underway. The WEAI Executive Board nominees this year include the following:
- for Vice President, David Card, University of California, Berkeley
- for Academic Director, Ted Bergstrom, University of California, Santa Barbara
- for Non-academic Director, Anna Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.
WEAI Executive Office