The 11th Pacific Rim Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) will be held 8-11 January 2015 in New Zealand. The conference website http://weai.org/PR2015 is open for registration and submission of paper abstracts. NZAE members can participate in this conference; you may wish to go to their website and submit a paper.
Hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University at Wellington, and sponsored by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the New Zealand Treasury, the Pacific Rim Conference will include the following Keynote Speakers:
- Robert Engle, 2003 recipient of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel,
- Christopher Sims, 2011 recipient of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel,
- David Card, University of California, Berkeley, 2014- 2015 WEAI President-Elect and Program Committee Chair, and recipient of the 1995 John Bates Clark medal.
Formed in 1922, WEAI currently publishes two journals, Economic Inquiry and Contemporary Economic Policy, and holds two conference series, the Annual Conferences and Pacific Rim Conferences.