92nd Annual Conference | June 25-29, 2017

Marriott Marquis & Marina | San Diego, California


The final program addenda is now available for download! Better yet, download the conference app to your mobile device. It's available for iOS and Android from your app store (search WEAI). Conference registrants have been emailed the password to unlock the complete San Diego conference information.

Program highlights include...

  • Presidential Address by Nobel Laureate Peter Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "The Future of Social Security"
  • Keynote Address by Janet M. Currie, Princeton University, "Inequality in Mortality Over the Lifecourse: Why Things Are Not as Bad as You Think"
  • President-Elect Featured Sessions organized by Daniele Meulders, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, Kathryn Graddy, Brandeis University, Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota, Michael Ransom, Brigham Young University


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14th International Conference | January 11-14, 2018

Newcastle Business School, University of Newcastle, Australia



Keynote Addresses include...

  • Daniel McFadden, University of California, Berkeley, recipient of the 2000 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, and WEAI 2017-18 President-Elect
  • Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University, and WEAI 2017-18 President
  • David Card, University of California, Berkeley, recipient of the 1995 John Bates Clark Medal, and WEAI Past President

Just Announced! Early Career Researcher Workshop to be held January 11, 2018 -- apply by August 1!

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Attention Santiago Paper Presenters!

The deadline to submit your conference paper for free to EI or CEP is July 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!


  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Cornell University


  • University of Oregon, Eugene


  • Boston College
  • Center of Public Policy, Universidad del Desarrollo
  • De La Salle University
  • Institute of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  • Latin American Center for Economic and Social Policy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  • Northwestern University
  • Sonoma State University
  • University of California, Davis
  • Washington State University Pullman

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