CSWEP Career Development Webinars

Jobs for Economists Series

  • October 1, 2020 - Session 1 Jobs for Economists in Government
    Moderator: Stephanie Aaronson, Vice President and Director, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
    Panelists: Laura Tiehen, Senior Economist, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Pamela Davis, International Economist, Applied Economics Division, U.S. International Trade Commission; Lucia S. Foster, Chief of Center for Economic Studies, Chief Economist, U.S. Census Bureau.

  • October 13, 2020 - Session 2 Jobs at the Federal Reserve and CFPB
    Moderator: Diane Lim, author of the EconomistMom blog
    Panelists: Lisa Barrow, Senior Economist and Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Susan Singer, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Research, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Laura J. Feiveson, Section Chief, Household and Business Spending Section, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • November 12, 2020 - Session 3 Private Sector Careers for Economists
    Moderator: Judy Chevalier, CSWEP Chair
    Panelists: Jane Fortson, Director, Seattle Office, Mathematica; Anne Catherine Faye, Vice President, Analysis Group; Ellen Zentner, Managing Director, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley
  • November 16, 2020 -  Session 4 Careers for Economists Outside Academia: Think Tanks, the IMF, and the CBO
    Moderator: Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy, Economic Policy Institute
    Deniz Igan, Chief of Systemic Issues Division, Research Department, International Monetary Fund; Louise Sheiner, Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow and Policy Director, The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Brookings Institution; Karen Stockley, Health Economist, Congressional Budget Office
  • (Upcoming) January 8, 2021 at 3 pm EST - Helping Faculty Help Students get into PhD Programs in Economics - The American Economic Association will present a webinar where a panel will present information intended to help faculty help their students get into PhD programs in economics. This webinar is cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP), the Committee on the Status of Minorities in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP), and the Committee on Economic Education (CEE) with an eye toward increasing and diversifying the pool of applicants. The webinar will begin with a panel presentation followed by questions from the audience.
    Moderator: TBA
    John List, University of Chicago;  James Peoples, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Nancy Rose, MIT; Danila Serra, Texas A&M; and Dick Startz, University of California-Santa Barbara.
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Fireside Chats with Journal Editors: Demystifying the AEA Journal Process

  • October 8, 2020 - Session 1 Publishing in the American Economic Review
    Interviewers: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University and Erin Hengel, University of Liverpool
    Esther Duflo, Editor of AER

  • November 9, 2020 - Session 2 Publishing in AER Insights 
    Interviewers: Vicki Bogan, Cornell University and Emily Nix, University of Southern California
    Interviewee: Amy Finkelstein, Editor of AER Insights

  • (Upcoming) December 9, 2020 at 12 pm EST - Session 3 AEJ: Economic Policy
    Interviewers: Belinda Archibong, Barnard College and Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin
    Interviewee: Erzo F.P. Luttmer, Dartmouth
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  • (Upcoming) January 19, 2021 at 12 pm EST - Session 4 Demystifying Replication Requirements and Processes: Best Practices Viewed by AEA-Data Editor
    Interviewers: TBA
    Interviewee: Lars Vilhuber, AEA-Data Editor
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  • (Upcoming) February 3, 2021 at 12 pm EST - Session 5 Science
    Interviewers: Judy Chevalier, CSWEP Chair and Dania Francis, University of Massachusetts-Boston
    Interviewee: Tage Rai, MIT
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  • (Upcoming) February 17, 2021 at 12 pm EST - Session 6 AEJ: Macroeconomics
    Interviewers: Kinda Hachem, University of Virginia, and Karlye Dilts Stedman, Kansas City Fed
    Interviewee: Simon Gilchrist, NYU
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  • (Upcoming) March 25, 2021 at 12 pm EST - Session 7 AEJ: Microeconomics
    Interviewers: TBA
    Interviewee: Leaat Yariv, Princeton
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  • (Upcoming) April 7, 2021 at 11 am EST - Session 8 AEJ: Applied Economics
    Interviewers: TBA
    Interviewee: Ben Olken, MIT
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