• Member Announcement
  • October 4, 2023

AEA Member Announcements: AEA Elections and Other Announcements

October 4, 2023

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

The American Economic Association is pleased to announce the results from the 2023 Election of Officers for 2024: Lawrence Katz (president-elect), Nicholas Bloom and Ebonya Washington (vice-presidents), Amanda Kowalski and Lara Shore-Sheppard (members). For more information, visit https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/leadership/election-winners.

Procedures governing the nominating process for the election can be found online at https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/committees/nominating/procedures.

Register now for the 2024 ASSA Meeting. Registration is open for the annual meeting, which will take place January 5–7, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas. Take advantage of lower rates by registering before December 4, 2023, when rates increase. Registration requirements and general information are available on the AEA website at https://www.aeaweb.org/conference.

The AEA's 2024 Continuing Education Program will be held on January 7–9, 2024, at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio, Texas. Participants can choose from three concurrent programs. Topics include Development Economics led by Emily Breza of Harvard University and Supreet Kaur of the University of California, Berkeley; Digital Economics and the Economics of Artificial Intelligence led by Martin Beraja of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chiara Farronato of Harvard University, Avi Goldfarb of the University of Toronto, and Catherine Tucker of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Health Economics led by Ben Handel of the University of California, Berkeley, and Matthew Notowidigdo of the University of Chicago. For more information, visit https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/cont-ed/.

The first round of Job Market Interviews will occur online for 2024. We hope that you will continue to take advantage of the JOE Network for your candidate profiles, job listings, and letter writing, as well as the application module that includes a tool for scheduling interviews. The AEA will continue to provide Signaling and the Job Market Scramble. The AEA Committee on the Job Market offers periodic updates on conditions in the job market and has issued guidance and a timeline for the 2023–24 economics job cycle. Visit https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/communications for details and other updates.

2023–24 Minority Job Market Candidates. The Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP) maintains a web page listing of 2023–24 minority job market candidates as a resource for employers. If you identify as American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black (not of Hispanic origin), Hispanic (including persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Central or South American origin), or Pacific Islander and would like to be added to this list, please email Dr. Gary A. Hoover at ghoover@tulane.edu.

Don’t miss your opportunity to share your experiences as an economics professional and to provide feedback to the AEA through the Second AEA Member Survey on the Professional Climate in Economics. The survey closes on October 16. If you have not received a link to the survey, send an email to climatesurvey@aeapubs.org. Thank you for your help – we want to hear from you!

The AEA wants to help keep you informed! EconTrack – the AEA Job Information Board is now open to provide job candidates with reliable information about the status of open positions during the annual job market cycle. This service is hosted by the AEA and is intended to provide verified and up-to-date information in a professional climate. We need your department’s participation to make it successful! Please encourage your recruiters and hiring teams to supply status information for open positions at your institution. Learn more at https://www.aeaweb.org/econtrack.

AEA's Best Practices for Economists: Building a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Productive Profession at https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/best-practices offers guidelines for professional activity in four areas: conducting research, serving as colleagues, working with students, and leading departments and workplaces. Click through to find practical suggestions for implementation, summaries of supporting research, and links to a multitude of online resources. Departments are strongly encouraged to post or link to these guidelines on their own websites, and to implement and support them in their everyday activities.

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