2014 Executive Board Election Results

Congratulations to the newest members of the Executive Board -- for Vice President, Peter Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; for Academic Director, Peter Kuhn, University of California, Santa Barbara; and for Non-Academic Director, Robert Eisenbeis, Cumberland Advisors.

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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

WellingtonPARTICIPATION DEADLINE: JULY 15 extended as long as space and time permit!

Wellington is nestled between a picturesque harbour and forested hills with views everywhere. Plan to spend New Year's in New Zealand, and the following week collaborating with your colleagues from around the world at this international marketplace of ideas.

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.

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

Participation InformationSubmit a Paper Abstract | Volunteer to Discuss or Chair | 
Organize a Session | Registration Information | Register to Attend 
Travel and General Information | Tentative Schedule | Housing Information
Participating Allied Societies

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WEAI Past President Janet Yellen's 2004 Presidential Address Available Free Online

The address that Dr. Yellen presented at WEAI's 79th Annual Conference in Vancouver was based on a paper coauthored with George A. Akerlof and published in the January 2006 issue of Economic Inquiry, "Stabilization Policy: A Reconsideration." WEAI is honored to count Janet Yellen among its list of distinguished Past Presidents.

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89th Annual Conference | June 27- July 1, 2014

Grand Hyatt Denver, Colorado

Denver

Thank you to all of the program participants, session organizers, allied societies, etc. for making this year's conference a success. If you have any feedback you would like to share with us, please let us know. We are always looking for ways in which to improve the conference, so if the conference and/or hotel in any way didn't meet your expectations, we want to hear about it. 

Mark your calendar and plan now to join us in Honolulu for next year's annual conference, June 28 to July 2, 2015 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki!

Preliminary Program (rev.5-21) | Preliminary Participant Directory (rev.5-21) | Program Addenda
Session Info and Instructions | Hotel Info and Reservations | General Conference Info
Participating Allied Societies | General Participation Info

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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!

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Welcome to WEAI's Newest Institutional Members!

Supporting

  • University of Southern California

Sustaining

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

Academic

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

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