11th International Conference | January 8-11, 2015

hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University, Wellington
at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


The first draft of the program is finally here! The password to open the participants directory is being emailed to program participants today. Program updates will be posted regularly so check back.

Program Highlights:
Keynote Addresses hosted by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the New Zealand Treasury will be given by Nobel Laureates Robert F. Engle, New York University, and Christopher A. Sims, Princeton University, by WEAI President John Pencavel, Stanford University, and by WEAI President-Elect David Card, University of California, Berkeley. A featured Professional Development session organized by former JPAM Editor Maureen Pirog, Indiana University, is entitled "Shaping the Field of Scholarly Publishing." 

If you are part of a another academic society and would be interested in becoming a Participating Allied Society, please let us know!

Preliminary Program (rev. 9-22) | Participants Directory (rev. 9-22) | Session Information and Instructions
Participation Information
Volunteer to Discuss or Chair | Organize a Session
Registration Information | Register to Attend | Travel and General Information 
Tentative Schedule | Housing Information | Participating Allied Societies


90th Annual Conference | June 28- July 2, 2015

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki


Mark your calendar and plan now to join us in Honolulu for next year's Annual Conference! If you are part of a another academic society and would be interested in becoming a Participating Allied Society, please let us know!

Online submission is now available for volunteer program participants:

Present a Paper | Discuss a Paper | Chair a Session
Organize a Session | Register to Attend


Economic Inquiry Editors in the News

  • Previous EI Editor R. Preston McAfee has been appointed Chief Economist for Microsoft. Previously, he was an economist at Google, and before that he was a Vice President and Research Fellow at Yahoo! Research where he led the Microeconomics and Social Systems group.
  • EI Editor, Wes Wilson, received an award as a “Distinguished Member of the Transportation and Public Utilities Group” for significant contributions to the field over his career. Previous award winners have been Nobel Laureates William Vickrey and Daniel McFadden with a host of others over its long history.
  • Tim Brennan (co-editor since 2007) has been appointed Chief Economist for the Federal Communications Commission. He will continue as EI co-editor in a limited capacity during the time period of his appointment. Congratulations, Tim!


Welcome to WEAI's Newest Institutional Members!


  • University of Southern California


  • Center for Naval Analyses
  • Institute for Defense Analyses
  • New Zealand Treasury
  • Reserve Bank of New Zealand


  • Massey University, Wellington
  • University of California, Riverside 
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Victoria University of Wellington

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