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93rd Annual Conference | June 26-30, 2018

Sheraton Wall Centre | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Program highlights include keynote addresses by Charles Manski, Northwestern University, and WEAI President Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University, as well as President-Elect Featured Sessions organized by Nobel Laureate Daniel McFadden, University of California, Berkeley.

Organize a Session: Plan now and invite your colleagues to participate in an organized session giving you greater control over content, quality, and scheduling.

Volunteer Papers: Acceptance emails for volunteer abstract submissions will go out by February 16. 

Are you part of a specialty group that could use some extra visibility? Consider becoming an Allied Society!

Volunteer Participation | Organize a Session | Session Info & Instructions | Tentative Schedule | Important Dates
Registration Information | Register to Attend | Housing Information | Special Activities | Travel Visas


14th International Conference | January 11-14, 2018

Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia


Thank you to the following who helped make the conference an overwhelming success!

  • over 350 registrants who attended from 35 countries
  • University of Newcastle, Newcastle Business School, its staff, student volunteers, and Dean, Morris Altman
  • Daniel McFadden, Orley Ashenfelter, Geoffrey Harcourt, and Abigail Payne for enlightening keynote addresses
  • 20 mentors generous with their time in the inaugural Early Career Researcher Workshop program
  • and conference sponsor Queensland University of Technology

Congratulations to Rebecca Taylor, University of Sydney, who received the Darwin C. Hall Best Paper Award in the Early Career Researcher Workshop. Twenty researchers and mentors were paired up for a day-long workshop designed to help early career researchers refine their research and presentation skills.

5 January update: Preliminary Program | Participants Directory


Attention San Diego Paper Presenters!

The deadline to submit your conference paper for free to EI or CEP is December 31. WEAI members receive complimentary journal submission on papers presented at WEAI conferences if submitted within six months. Non-members are welcome to join at the time of submission to take advantage of this offer.

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Welcome to WEAI's Newest Institutional Members!


  • Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH)
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Chicago

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