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Press Kit Materials

The AEA’s press kit includes facts sheets, highlights, and detailed information about the Association’s history, and information about the Annual Meeting.

Press Releases

October 6, 2015 - AEA Announces New Research Highlights Series Covering AEA Journal Content
April 24, 2015 - American Economic Association Announces Award Recipients for 2015
April 17, 2014 - American Economic Association Announces Award Recipients for 2014
September 23, 2013 - Economic Research Probes Smoker Decision-Making
April 12, 2013 - AEA Announces 2013 Awards Recipients
March 25, 2013 - Beating the Odds: Economists Unravel Reasons for Low Rates of Predictive Testing for Huntington's Disease
June 21, 2012 - Importance of the American Community Survey for Economic Analysis
January 5, 2012 - AEA Adopts Extensions to Principles for Author Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
November 23, 2011 - The Case for a Progressive Tax: From Basic Research to Policy Recommendations
November 1, 2011 - Study Identifies Industries Responsible for Air Pollution Damage
April 15, 2011 - AEA Announces 2011 Awards Recipients
February 8, 2011 - AEA Publishes Centenary Issue of the AER
January 6, 2011 - 2011 Annual Meeting: Letter from the President
November 23, 2010 Online Journal Access for Subscribers
February 2009 - AEA announces the publication of four new economics journals


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Annual Meeting



ASSA 2016 Preliminary Program

2016 Daily Program of Events

ASSA 2016 App

2016 Annual Meeting Webcasts

Previous Annual Meeting Papers and Webcasts

Archive of Past Programs

AEA Continuing Ed. Program

AEA Continuing Ed. Webcasts

Other Information

The next meeting is scheduled for January 6-8, 2017 in Chicago, IL. The headquarters hotel is the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting is published in the May issue of the American Economic Review. The guidelines for Papers and Proceedings are available online.

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