Call For Papers, NEA and ASHE 2018 Conference

Saint Marys Lake at Glacier National Park

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The National Economic Association (NEA) and the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) announce and invite paper submissions for their fifth annual summer conference June 14-16, 2018. This year’s theme is:  Freedom and Justice: Structural Violence, Power Relations, and Community Resources.  The conference will be hosted and co-sponsored by Salish Kootenai College*, a Tribal College in Pablo, Montana assistance from the Center for Indian Country Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The Freedom and Justice Conference is an interdisciplinary social justice conference that attracts a small group of scholars who are dedicated to discussing pressing economic problems and their solutions for communities of color.

We are especially interested in papers/panels submissions that address the following topics, including those that have an intersectional analysis:

  • Reparations
  • Sustainability
  • (Re)Building Communities
  • Indigeneity, Indigenization, Cultural Knowledge and Practices
  • Community Organizing and Sustainability
  • Precarious Employment and Communities of Color
  • Cooperative Economics
  • Health Disparities
  • Casino Economies
  • Economics of Policing Communities of Color
  • Race and Access to Public and Publicly-Provided Goods (higher education, clean water, safe streets, transportation, health care, housing policy, etc.)
  • Tribal Communities, Infrastructure, and Resource Extraction

We invite scholars to explore these and other questions at our interdisciplinary summer conference. Presenters are expected to contribute to conference discussions for the full two days.

Abstracts of approximately 200 words with title of presentation should be sent as Word attachments to nbanks@bucknell.edu. Conference presentations must be no longer than 15 minutes.  The abstract submission deadline is February 28, 2018. Abstracts must include presenter’s name, title, affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number(s), and any audio/visual requests.  We invite submissions for individual papers as well as for panels.  Presenters will be notified of status by March 5th.  All presenters and attendees must register for the conference in order to attend.

The Conference registration fee is $125 and is waived for graduate students and participants from the host institution (Salish Kootenai).  The conference registration and hotel information will be on-line and available once submissions have been accepted.

* “Nestled beneath the Mission Mountains in Pablo Montana, Salish Kootenai College is an inspiring location within minutes of fishing, hiking, and boating opportunities. Glacier National Park is a short and beautiful 2 1/2 hour drive north. The National Bison Range is within 30 minutes. And, Flathead Lake (the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi) is less than 10 minutes away.” http://conf.skc.edu/

Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop

Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop

Call for Applications:
Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop
May 21–27, 2017 at Howard University, Washington, D.C
Sponsored by:

Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

2017 American Economic Association Summer Program

2017 AEA Summer Program

2017 American Economic Association Summer Program

Dates: June 1 – July 30, 2017

Since 1974, the AEA Summer Training Program and Scholarship Program have increased diversity by preparing talented undergraduates for doctoral programs in Economics and related disciplines. AEASP is a prestigious and successful program that uniquely enables students to develop and solidify technical skills in preparation for the rigors of graduate studies. As many as 20% of PhDs awarded to minorities in economics over the past 20 years are graduates of the program. All students receive 8 weeks of intensive training in microeconomics, math, econometrics and research methods with leading faculty. At 3 credits per class, students have the opportunity to earn 12 college credits.2017 AEA Summer Program

2017 AEA Summer Program

 

 

 

2018 Freedom and Justice Conference

 

Freedom and Justice: Structural Violence, Power Relations, and Community Resources.

The National Economic Association (NEA) and the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE) announce their fifth annual summer conference June 14-16, 2018. This year’s theme is:  Freedom and Justice: Structural Violence, Power Relations, and Community Resources.  The conference will be hosted and co-sponsored by Salish Kootenai College*, a Tribal College in Pablo, Montana assistance from the Center for Indian Country Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The Freedom and Justice Conference is an interdisciplinary social justice conference that attracts a small group of scholars who are dedicated to discussing pressing economic problems and their solutions for communities of color.

* “Nestled beneath the Mission Mountains in Pablo Montana, Salish Kootenai College is an inspiring location within minutes of fishing, hiking, and boating opportunities. Glacier National Park is a short and beautiful 2 1/2 hour drive north. The National Bison Range is within 30 minutes. And, Flathead Lake (the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi) is less than 10 minutes away.” http://conf.skc.edu/

Conference Hotel

Hotel: http://www.kwataqnuk.com/

The hotel is KwuTaqNuk Toll Free: (800) 882-6363 (406) 883-3636.  Hotel Registration must be made by May 14th to secure the conference rate.

The rate is $153 plus tax for either a King or Double room.  The rates cover the nights of June 13-16.  The reservation is listed under name of “Freedom and Justice Conference”.

NEA Hosts Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz at Sir W. Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture

NEA Awards Lecture 2016

The NEA is pleased to announce that Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz will give the Sir W. Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture on January 3, 2016. 

A renowned scholar and University Professor at Columbia University, Professor Stiglitz served as Chief Economist of the World Bank and Chairman of the (U.S. President’s) Council of Economic Advisers.

The Sir W. Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture recognizes an economist who has produced seminal research on economic development or made a significant contribution to economic development through public service.

View more details about the 2016 ASSA Meetings here.