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91st Annual Conference | June 29- July 3, 2016

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Oregon

PortlandJust Announced!
Keynote Addresses will be given by Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley, 2009 John Bates Clark Medal and 2010 MacArthur Fellow, on “Income and Wealth Inequality: Evidence and Policy Implications”, and by WEAI President David Card, University of California, Berkeley, 1995 John Bates Clark Medal, on "What Gets In? Editorial Decisions at Top Economics Journals."

Online volunteer paper submission is now closed (sorry!), but we always need more discussants and chairs (all fields of economics are most welcome) -- Discuss a Paper • Chair a Session

Consider organizing a session on a topic of your choice. You choose the papers and participants, and have greater flexibility in scheduling. Take a peek at the Guidelines for Session Organizers and get started today!

Discuss a Paper | Chair a Session | Organize a Session 
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Economic Inquiry Editors in the News

  • 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.
  • EI Co-editor and Executive Board Member Ted Bergstrom has been named 2015 AEA Distinguished Fellow. Congratulations to Ted! To learn more, visit


Attention Singapore Paper Presenters!

The deadline to submit your conference paper for free to EI or CEP is July 30. 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!


  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Newcastle (Australia)
  • University of Southern California


  • Cornell University


  • Boston College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Portland State University
  • Soochow University
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Maryland at College Park

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