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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
  • Geoffrey Harcourt, University of New South Wales, Australia (participants dinner speaker)

Just posted! First preliminary program is now available. Participants directory password is only being shared with program participants and conference registrants (via email on 2 October). 

Preliminary Program | Participants Directory | General Information | Registration Information 
Tentative Schedule | Become an Allied Society | Housing Information | Register to Attend | 
Early Career Researcher Workshop | Travel Visa Information


93rd Annual Conference | June 26-30, 2018

Sheraton Wall Centre | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada



  • Organize a Session: Plan now and invite your colleagues to participate in an organized session giving you greater control over content, quality, and scheduling.
  • Present a Paper: Volunteer paper abstract submission is now open. All fields in economics are welcome.
  • Discuss a Paper or Chair a Session: Share your expertise with colleagues. Volunteer discussants and chairs are always in short supply.

Program highlights will included Presidential Address by Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton University, and President-Elect Featured Sessions organized by Nobel Laureate Daniel McFadden, University of California, Berkeley.

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

Volunteer Program Participation | Session Organizer GuidelinesHousing Information | Register to Attend


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!


  • 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
  • Tufts University
  • University of California, Davis
  • Washington State University Pullman

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