• Member Announcement
  • November 5, 2021

Webinar on the Job Market for new Economics Ph.D.s, hosted by the AEA ad hoc Committee on the Job Market

November 5, 2021

To: Members of the American Economic Association and other interested parties
From: Peter L. Rousseau, Secretary-Treasurer

The AEA's ad hoc Committee on the Job Market will host a webinar on the job market for new Ph.D. economists on Thursday, November 11, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET.  The purpose of the webinar is to share information about the structure and timeline of the job market for new Economics Ph.D.s, and is intended to help job market candidates in 2021-22 as well as their advisors and placement committees. A pre-recorded video will soon be available at https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/communications which provides information on the Economics Ph.D. job market, such as timelines, institutions, general advice, and data on the supply of and demand for Ph.D. economists this year. The live 90 minute webinar will be devoted to Q&A on either the material in the presentation or any other questions about the job market that participants may have.  Those answering questions at the webinar include the following:

Aditya Aladangady, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
John Cawley, Cornell University
Courtney Coile, Wellesley College
Brooke Helppie-McFall, University of Michigan
Kata Mihaly, RAND
Elisabeth "Bitsy" Perlman, U.S. Census Bureau
Peter Rousseau, Vanderbilt University and Secretary-Treasurer of the AEA
Max Schmeiser, Twitter
Wendy Stock, Montana State University
Omari Swinton, Howard University
Stephen Wu, Hamilton College

The pre-recorded video and the link to the live webinar will be available from the committee's webpage: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/communications.

This webinar is free and available to all.  Feel free to share this information with others.