These are 2008 AEA Conference Papers; please see also the full 2008 ASSA Preliminary Program Schedule.
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Padro-i-Miquel, Gerard (Stanford University)
Palardy, Joseph (Youngstown State University)
Palfrey, Thomas R.(California Institute of Technology)
Palumbo, Michael (Federal Reserve Board)
Pan, Qiang (University of Pennsylvania)
Pande, Rohini (Harvard University)
Pandey, Priyanka (World Bank)
Papageorgiou, Chris (International Monetary Fund)
Papaioannou, Elias (European Central Bank)
Park, Albert (Oxford University)
Parsley, David (Vanderbilt University)
Pasquariello, Paolo (University of Michigan)
Pastor, Lubos (University of Chicago)
Paxson, Christina (Princeton University)
Pedersen, Lasse (Stern School of Business)
Peltonen, Tuomas (European Central Bank)
Pence, Karen (Federal Reserve Board)
Peng, Lin (Baruch College, City University of New York)
Peng, Zhifang (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale)
Peracchi, Franco (Universita di Roma)
Perez-Sebastian, Fidel (University of Alicante, Spain)
Perry, George L.(Brookings Institution)
Perry, Motty (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Persky, Joseph (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Peters, H. Elizabeth(Carleton University)
Peters, Michael (University of British Columbia)
Petersen, Bruce (Washington University)
Peterson, Christopher (University of Michigan)
Petrie, Ragan (Georgia State University)
Petrongolo, Barbara (London School of Economics)
Phillips, Gordon (University of Maryland and NBER)
Pissarides, Christopher (London School of Economics)
Plassman, Hilke (California Institute of Technology)
Plott, Charles (California Institute of Technology)
Polachek, Solomon (State University of New York-Binghamton)
Poldrack, Russell (University of California, Los Angeles)
Polgreen, Philip (University of Iowa)
Politi, Dimitra (Brown University)
Polivka, Anne (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Pollak, Robert A.(Washington University)
Pomorina, Inna (University of Bristol, UK)
Porter, Tod (Youngstown State University)
Portes, Richard (London Business School)
Portner, Claus (University of Washington)
Posen, Adam (Peterson Institute of International Economics)
Post, Theirry (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)
Poterba, James (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Prati, Alessandro (International Monetary Fund)
Prelec, Drazen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Prendergast, Canice (University of Chicago)
Price, Joseph (Department of Economics, Cornell University)
Price, Michael K.(University of Nevada)
Prodromidis, Prodromos Ioannis(Centre for Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), Greece)
Puga, Diego (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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July 2014 AEJ: Applied

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June 2014 JEL

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In the News:

University of Chicago economics professor, Matthew Gentzkow, who is the AEA's 2014 John Bates Clark Medal recipient, discusses the future of economics, the state of the media ecosphere, and virtues of "data hustle" in this interview from Quartz.

A recent article in The Economist examines higher education endowments and university behaviors including new research presented in a paper from the latest edition of the American Economic Review.

"For economists, the tradition of keeping mum—at least as a national organization—is long and proud. 'The association as such will take no partisan attitude, nor will it commit its members to any position on practical economic questions,' the economic association states on its website. Those policies, says its president, William D. Nordhaus, a professor at Yale University, by email, 'have served it well through hot and cold wars.'"

"Not only do economists vary widely in their opinions of economic policy, he notes, but many have participated in helping shape such policies. Putting forth statements on political issues would be 'unnecessary, polarizing, controversy-stoking, and a distraction from the real and important work of economic research and education,' he says. (Mr. Nordhaus was, of course, speaking for himself and not the association.)"

Read the whole story in the The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscribers only).

From ASSA 2014: The Wall Street Journal reports on the AEA's CSWEP committee's efforts in mentoring early-career female economists and the program's expanding influence on similar programs being developed overseas. Read the full article here.

The Chronicle of Higher Education just published "Cool Head on Global Warming," an in-depth look at the new book by 2014 AEA President, William Nordhaus entitled, "The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty and Economics for a Warming World" (Yale University Press).

The Atlantic Cities provides a thorough examination of Clifford Winston's (Brooking Institution) research, "On The Performance of the U.S. Transportation System: Caution Ahead," from the latest edition of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL).

Upcoming research by Yang Wang, a health economist at Lafayette College, indicates that some smokers believe age, race, and parental longevity influence their life expectancy more than smoking does. Access the news brief here, or the forthcoming article from the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

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