AEA Annual Meeting Registration and Other Announcements
To: Members of the American Economic Association
From: Peter L. Rousseau, Secretary-Treasurer
Subject: Annual Meeting Registration and Other Announcements
Registration and Housing for the ASSA Meetings, January 3-5, 2014 in Philadelphia opens September 11th. General information, hotel rates, a hotel map, and suite diagrams will be available on the AEA website starting September 4th. Headquarters is the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Co-headquarters is the Loews Philadelphia. Job Placement interview tables and many meetings are in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Continuing Education Program is located in the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown. To view the preliminary program and to register click on http://www.aeaweb.org/Annual_Meeting/index.php. Follow us on Twitter (at)ASSAMeeting. Twitter will announce last-minute changes before and during the meetings. Send questions to assa(at)vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-3509.
AEA Continuing Education Program: January 5-7, 2014 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, immediately after the annual meeting. The topics are:
Cross-Section Econometrics (Alberto Abadie, Harvard University and Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Economic Growth (Oded Galor and David Weil, Brown University)
Education and the Economy (Susan Dynarski and Brian Jacob, University of Michigan)
Individuals attending the Continuing Education Program should book their ASSA reservation at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown. Registration opens on September 11th. See: http://www.aeaweb.org/Annual_Meeting/index.php
Music Night 2014: The AEA is organizing an evening of diverse music at the 2014 ASSA meetings in Philadelphia. Potential performers, who would be primarily economists, are encouraged to apply, and all genres and styles of music will be considered. Performances may be solo acts or small ensembles. To be considered, send by September 20: contact information for participants along with audio or video links to your music and an approximate list of possible songs/pieces you would be interested in performing. Use the following e-mail address: music_night_2014(at)aeaweb.org. No attachments please – just send links to your audio/video files. A committee of economist musicians who have played at the ASSA meetings will consider the submissions and present proposals for participation to those selected.
CSWEP will hold its national mentoring workshop, CeMENT 2014, immediately following the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia on January 5-7, 2014. The workshop is geared toward female junior faculty in tenure-track positions at PhD granting economics departments in the U.S., or at institutions with similar research expectations. Application and registration material are available at http://www.aeaweb.org/committees/cswep/mentoring/. The deadline for applications is September 20, 2013.
The Fourth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) and Research in Economic Education (all levels, including precollege) will be held May 28-30, 2014 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. The conference is hosted by the AEA Committee on Economic Education in cooperation with the Journal of Economic Education. Plenary talks will be given by Alan Blinder (Princeton), Kenneth G. Elzinga (UVA), Cecilia Rouse (Princeton) and other speakers TBA. Submissions will be accepted via the AEA online submission system. Submissions may be of individual papers, complete sessions of three or four papers, workshops, or panels. Complete session submissions are encouraged. The submission deadline is December 15, 2013. More information is available at http://www.aeaweb.org/committees/AEACEE/index.php. Questions about submissions should be sent to Gail Hoyt at ghoyt(at)email.uky.edu.
MORE OF A GOOD THING!…. In January 2014, the American Economic Review (AER) will expand its publication cycle from 7 to 12 issues offering readers even quicker access to the latest economics research. This includes the May edition of Papers and Proceedings which presents selected papers from the AEA’s annual meeting.