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AEA Member Announcements: AEA Elections and Other Announcements (October 12, 2016)

October 12, 2016

To: Members of the American Economic Association
From: Peter L. Rousseau, Secretary-Treasurer
Subject: AEA Elections and Other Announcements

AEA Officer Election Results. The American Economic Association is pleased to announce the results from the 2016 Election for Officers of the American Economic Association for 2017: Olivier Blanchard (president-elect), Alan B. Krueger and Valerie A. Ramey (vice-presidents), Nicholas Bloom and Erica Field (members).

AEA 2017 Continuing Education Program: January 8-10, 2017 at the Lowes Chicago, immediately after the annual meeting. The topics for January 2017 are:                   

  • Cross-Section Econometrics (Alberto Abadie and Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher Walters, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Behavorial Finance (Nicholas Barberis, Yale University and Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Industrial Organization (Daniel Ackerberg, University Michigan, Aviv Nevo, University of Pennsylvania, and Ariel Pakes, Harvard University)

See https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/cont-ed for information and to register.

New this fall in the JOE Network. Candidates on the job market can create a JOE Candidate Profile Video and use it to highlight important aspects of their application. See the Candidate Dashboard for more information.

Employers who use the JOE application system can take advantage of a new Interview Scheduling feature to set up interview time slots, select applicants to invite to interviews, and use the system to send invitations and confirm the interviews. For more information, see https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/emp.php.

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