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SGE Conference Friday, March 27, 2020

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

The Society of Government Economists Annual Conference includes papers and sessions on economic topics relating to 1) government programs or public policy at local, national and international levels, 2) improvements and changes in government economic surveys, data, and measures, and 3) research on microeconomic and macroeconomic trends and issues that inform and impact policy.

The Conference will occur Friday, March 27, 2020, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Janet Norwood Conference and Training Center, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington, DC.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund and Harvard University

  • The preliminary program is now available. (Click here)
  • Registration is now open. Timely conference fee payment is expected. Credit, debit, and Paypal processed at SGE’s secure Paypal website. Invoices, payments for groups with credit card, or other special requests may be arranged by contacting
  • Registration fees for the conference are the same for presenters, chairs, discussants, and attendees. Students may attend for free–contact, if registering before March 20. Click on the link on menu at right or click on the relevant price below.

Late and on-site registration begins after March 19. CLICK ON THE LINK THAT APPLIES TO YOU ON THE MENU AT RIGHT, OR CLICK ON A PRICE BELOW.

Registration through 3/19$90Free
Late and on-site registration$130$20

All conference fees include 12-month membership in SGE.

Volunteers are needed to support the conference. Anyone may waive the conference fee by volunteering! Please contact the SGE Conference Chair via email at