Second Annual AEA Conference on Teaching Economics
and Research in Economic Education
May 30 – June 1, 2012
The AEA Committee on Economic Education (CEE) is organizing the second annual conference on teaching undergraduate and graduate economics, and research on economic education at all levels (including precollege). The conference is cosponsored by the Journal of Economic Education. All sessions will be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Boston, except a dinner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Plenary speakers at the conference will include:
•Susan Athey, "Economics Education for the Internet Age: Design, Analysis, and Experimentation in Large-Scale Online Marketplaces"
•Peter Diamond, “Unemployment, Vacancies, Wages”
•Greg Mankiw, “Recent Challenges Facing Monetary and Fiscal Policy, and What They Mean for What We Teach”
A large number of concurrent sessions will also be scheduled, featuring both research and pedagogy papers, panel discussions, and workshops on teaching economics at the college level (undergraduate and graduate). Proposals for individual papers, complete sessions of papers on a particular theme, panel discussions, or workshop sessions, should be sent by e-mail to KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond, email@example.com no later than December 1, 2011.
The registration fee for the Boston conference will be $75 for AEA members until April 15, and $125 after April 15. For those who are not AEA members, the registration fee will be $125 until April 15, and $175 after April 15. Registration for the conference and hotel will open on March 1, 2012, on the AEA CEE web page.
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