Purchase Tickets to Westerfield Luncheon Honoring Professor Samuel L. Myers, Jr.

On January 4, 2015, the National Economic Association will present the Samuel Z. Westerfield Award to Professor Samuel L. Myers, Jr., the Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (UMinn). The luncheon event is being held in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Announcing CSMGEP Dissertation Session At The 2015 AEA Meetings

This is a great opportunity for graduate students from underrepresented minority groups, who are close to finishing the dissertation and planning to be on the job market in AY 2014-15 or those who just earned their degrees in AY 2013-14.

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NEA Selects University of Minnesota Professor Samuel Myers For Westerfield Award

University of Minnesota Professor Samuel Myers has been named as the Samuel Z. Westerfield Award recipient by the NEA. The Westerfield Award is named after the distinguished economist and former Ambassador to Liberia, Samuel Z. Westerfield.

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Summer Training & Fellowships

Now announcing the next American Economic Association Summer Training and Minority Fellowship Program! The summer training program is a six-week intensive curriculum designed to introduce talented undergraduate students to the skills and research methods that students need in preparation for doctoral study in economics.

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Grants & Fellowships

Search our resource of economics-related grants and fellowships.

New: Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE)

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Call For Papers

The NEA welcomes proposals for individual papers and panels to be included in NEA-sponsored sessions at the 2015 AEA Annual Meeting in Boston.

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Annual Meetings

The NEA is pleased to announce sessions at the upcoming ASSA meetings in Boston.

Plus: Revisit the 2014 Freedom and Justice Conference

Plus: 2015 CSMGEP Dissertation Session at the AEA Meetings

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Read the latest issue of our journal, The Review of Black Political Economy.

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Meet Our Officers

  • Trevon Logan President

    Professor Logan is an economist who specializes in economic history and applied demography. He also does work that intersects with health economics, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics and development economics.

  • Warren Whatley Immediate Past President

    Professor Whatley has been on the economics faculty at the University of Michigan since 1981. In 1992 he also joined the faculty of the Center for Afro-American and African Studies. He received his PhD in economics from Stanford University in 1982 and he is known primarily for his research on the economic history of African American in the 20th century United States.