View 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference Keynote Addresses Online!
Thanks to Makoto Yano, Kyoto University, and Keio University, the Tokyo conference keynote addresses by Robert Engle, Atsushi Seike, Takatoshi Ito, and George Kaufman are now available for you to view online.
88th Annual Conference | June 28-July 2, 2013
Grand Hyatt Seattle, Washington
- Keynote Address: "The Globalization of the US Financial Safety Net" will be given by Edward J. Kane, Professor of Finance, Boston College.
- Presidential Address: "Corporate Governance" will be given by Lucian A. Bebchuk, Harvard Law School.
- President Elect Featured Session: "Aspects of Unemployment" organized by WEAI Vice President John Pencavel, Stanford University, including papers by David Card, University of California, Berkeley, Henry S. Farber, Princeton University, and Peter Kuhn, University of California, Santa Barbara. Discussants include Denise Hare, Reed College, Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon, and Michael Ransom of Brigham Young University.
- President Elect Featured Session: "Ending the Policy of Too Big to Fail" organized by former WEAI Secretary-Treasurer Harvey Rosenblum, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Speakers include Rosenblum, Ron J. Feldman, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and Cornelius Hurley, Boston University.
Pre-registration is now closed. You pay register onsite in the Grand Hyatt Seattle ballroom foyer beginning at 1:00 p.m. on June 28th.
The final REVISED preliminary program, as of 5/28/13, is now available! (The password to open the participants directory was emailed to participants.) Any further revisions will appear in the program addenda which will be circulated at the conference and emailed to participants a couple days before the conference begins.
Visiting Faculty Opportunity for Conference Attendees: California State University, Long Beach, Department of Economics, invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty position starting August 2013 for the academic year 2013-14. Interviews will be conducted at the Seattle conference.
11th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference | January 8-11, 2015
Victoria University of Wellington | Wellington, New Zealand
SAVE THE DATE! WEAI is pleased to be partnering with Victoria University of Wellington for the next Pacific Rim Conference in spectacular New Zealand. Wellington is nestled between a picturesque harbour and forested hills with views everywhere. The world's southern-most capital city, Wellington is a pleasure to walk around with a lively waterfront and bays all around the harbor to enjoy. The coastline and native forests also make it an ideal place to enjoy nature.
If you are part of a smaller specialty society and would be interested in becoming a Participating Allied Society, please let us know! We will be welcoming paper presenters, discussants, chairs, and session organizers to submit their proposals in Spring 2014.