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2018 Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference

May 31 (Thursday) - June 2 (Saturday), 2018

Hosted by PENN STATE ALTOONA

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The Pennsylvania Economics Association welcomes papers in all areas of economics and business.  While the association is a regional professional organization, papers for presentation at the conference are not limited to regional economic or business issues.  Papers are organized by field of economics for presentation in our concurrent sessions.  Sessions are also organized for papers in related business disciplines – accounting, finance, law, management, and marketing.  The conference opens on Thursday evening with a reception for all conference participants; concurrent sessions are scheduled for Friday and Saturday of the conference. 

Benefits to participants includes receiving collegial feedback on current research, networking with economists and business faculty interested in research and teaching, the opportunity to publish your paper in the conference Proceedings, and the opportunity to submit your paper for inclusion in the Association’s peer-reviewed, Cabell’s-listed journal – the Pennsylvania Economic Review.

The schedule is highlighted on Friday with a luncheon presentation by a distinguished luncheon speaker and an afternoon roundtable discussion by the Federal Reserve. 


Best Undergraduate Student Paper: The conference is also hosting its
Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research Paper Contest, with the winning authors receiving a $1000 cash prize (first place), $750 (second place) and $500 (third place), commemorative plaque, among other benefits. For more information, click here.

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 1, 2018

Registration Fees (Registration deadline is May 15, 2018):

  • $90 ($115 after May 15, 2018 - late registration)
  • $25 student (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Lunch Speaker

Federal Reserve Lecture

 

 

 


Please join us for collegial discussion of your current research and contemporary economic and business issues.


 

Special Information for International Participants

The Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) is pleased to welcome participants from around the world to its annual conference.  Each year representatives from various countries present at the conference and enjoy the company of fellow economists. 

It is important to note that the PEA will notify you via email or surface mail that your paper has been accepted for presentation at the conference.  However, the PEA is unable to provide any additional supporting materials to potential international participants for purposes of visa acquisition or for making other travel arrangements.  The PEA will not provide additional letters, telephone calls, faxes, or telegrams in support of visa applications.  Your written notification of the acceptance of your paper for presentation at the conference is the limit to the association's ability to provide you with supporting documentation for travel purposes.

Unfortunately, due to a very high cancellation rate from international applicants in recent years, the association will provide only provisional acceptance of conference papers until receipt of the individual's registration fee; these fees must be paid in U.S. funds.  This prepayment requirement will be waived for any international applicant that had previously attended a PEA conference.  All conference participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the conference site.

 


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