CSMGEP: Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession

About the Committee

CSMGEP was established by the American Economic Association (AEA) in 1968 to increase the representation of minorities in the economics profession, primarily by broadening opportunities for the training of underrepresented minorities. CSMGEP, which is comprised of economists from all areas of the profession, also works to ensure that issues related to the representation of minorities are considered in the work of the AEA, and engages in other efforts to promote the advancement of minorities in the economics profession.

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Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments

As part of the American Economic Association's commitment to advancing diversity in the profession, CSMGEP now hosts a new online resource for economics faculty. Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments (Div.E.Q.) promotes best teaching practices in economics, particularly practices that encourage members of underrepresented groups to continue their study of economics. Created by Amanda Bayer of Swarthmore College, Div.E.Q. presents useful information in an efficient manner, digesting the relevant research and identifying recommendations with empirical support, and offers a place where economists can share their research and learn from the collected wisdom of others.

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The Pipeline Program is supported from the generous contributions of the following contributors:

  • American Economic Association
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Brown University
  • Duke University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Moody's Foundation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Princeton University
  • RAND
  • University of California Santa Barbara
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Virginia

Any questions, suggestions, or comments can be emailed to csmgep@aeaweb.org.


Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession


CSMGEP Programs


Newsletter & Resources

New Wiki: Diversifying Economic Quality



Committee Members

Annual Reports

Committee History

Minority Job Market Candidates

Rhonda Williams Prize

CSMGEP Profiles:

Refugio (Will) Rochin-Rodriguez, University of California
Refugio Rochin-Rodriguez

Professor Emeritus of Chicana/o Studies and Agricultural Economics at the University of California

"Cultivating Social and Economic Development" - Profile

Previous Profiles

Bernard E. Anderson
Seth B. Carpenter
Larry Chavis
Cecilia A. Conrad
Lisa D. Cook
Sheldon Danziger
William A. Darity
Caroline Hoxby
Philip N. Jefferson
Mark Hugo Lopez
Marie T. Mora
Samuel L. Myers, Jr.
Ronald Oaxaca
Lashawn Richburg-Hayes
Cecilia Elena Rouse
Margaret C. Simms
William Spriggs
Steve Trejo


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