Econ-Harmony: An AEA Service for Organizing Complete Annual Meeting Session Proposals
Econ-Harmony is closed for 2015 Conference Submissions.
Econ-Harmony for the 2016 conference will open in February of 2015.
Econ-Harmony: An AEA Service for Organizing Complete Annual Meeting Session Proposals.
An AEA service, Econ-Harmony began in 2009 and continues in 2014 for the 2015 Annual Meetings program. Econ-Harmony allows prospective individual paper submitters who are members of the AEA to post information about their paper and search for others with similar interests who might join them to form a complete session submission. It also allows AEA members to volunteer to chair sessions.
COMPLETE SESSIONS HAVE A SUBSTANTIALLY GREATER CHANCE OF MAKING THE PROGRAM THAN INDIVIDUAL PAPERS.
25% of 438 submitted complete sessions and 14% of 1,148 submitted individual papers made the 2014 AEA Annual Meeting program.
Econ-Harmony does not replace the formal submission process
Individual Paper Submissions
|Program Year||Total Accepted|
||14% of 1148
||12% of 1331
||16% of 1059
||17% of 897
||13% of 1404
Complete Session Submissions
|Program Year||Total Accepted|
||25% of 438
||31% of 347
||31% of 331
||39% of 287
||31% of 273
and it does not guarantee that a session will be included on the program. Rather, it is designed to help prospective authors identify others working on similar questions so they can form a jointly organized complete session to submit in the regular submission process. The normal submitted session includes four papers and a discussant for each.
Submissions for the 2015 Annual AEA meeting are now closed.
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April 2014 AER
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