Announcements

2016 SGE Annual Conference

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

The 2016 SGE Annual Conference was held Friday, May 13, 2016, 8:30am to 5pm, at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Janet Norwood Conference Center at 2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC 20212. Please see the conference program, available here, for details about the conference.

Slides for “The Fate of Empirical Economics When All Data Are Private,” the keynote presentation by John M. Abowd, are available here.


1/21 SGE Luncheon: Adele Morris

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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Adele Morris

Senior Fellow & Policy Director

Climate and Energy Economics Project

The Brookings Institution

 

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11/19 SGE Luncheon: Mark Huggett

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Mark Huggett

Full Professor

Economics Department

Georgetown University

 

Mark Huggett is a Full Professor in the Economics Department of Georgetown University.  Dr. Huggett’s research focuses on macroeconomics, inequality, social insurance, and computational methods.  He began his tenure with Georgetown in 1999, though he did pause temporarily in 2006 to serve as a Visiting Professor of Finance in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to Georgetown, he taught economics at the University of Illinois.  Dr. Huggett earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

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10/15 SGE Luncheon: William Frey

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

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William H. Frey

Senior Fellow

Metropolitan Policy Program

The Brookings Institution

William H. Frey is a senior fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.  He is also a research professor in population studies at the University of Michigan. An internationally regarded demographer, he is known for his expertise in US demographics and American political demographics. Frey has authored over 200 publications and several books, most recently, Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America (Brookings Institution Press, 2015).

Dr. Frey received a Ph.D. in sociology from Brown University with specialty in demography. He previously held positions at Rutgers University, the University of Washington, the University of Wisconsin, and the State University of New York at Albany. He has been a consultant to the U.S. Census Bureau, a fellow of the Urban Land Institute and a contributing editor to American Demographics magazine.

Dr. Frey will be discussing his book, Diversity Explosion.  The demographic landscape of America is changing faster than most people think, as “new racial minorities”- Hispanics, Asians and multiracial Americans-comprise the bulk of the nation’s population growth, and all of the growth in its younger population.  The impact on consumer patterns, public services, politics and policies has yet to be fully appreciated.  In this book, Dr. Frey lays out the dynamics of this demographic change – across generations and geography.

“In a definitive guide to America’s demographic transformation, Frey gives us the facts and figures needed to understand how we got to where we are as a people and the even greater changes still ahead. Some books speculate about the future; this one calculates certainties”

– Roberto Suro, Professor of Journalism and Public Policy, University of Southern California

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9/17 SGE Luncheon: Keith Hall

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

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Keith Hall

Director of the Congressional Budget
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Keith Hall became the ninth Director of the Congressional Budget Office on April 1, 2015. (more…)

Call for Papers and Organized Sessions, Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association February 25-28, 2016 in Washington, DC

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

The Society of Government Economists announces a call for papers and organized sessions for the upcoming 42nd Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association.

The deadline for submissions is November 8, 2015.

The conference will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25 – 28, 2016. Details about the conference and how to apply for this conference, please click here (registration form courtesy of airleap.org): http://www.sge-econ.org/?attachment_id=1956

Economics of Cyber Attacks and Security

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Economics of Cyber Attacks and Security
Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Conference room 483, Congressional Budget Office
2nd & D Streets, SW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20515
(Metro: Federal Center Station) (more…)

Call for Papers/Sessions for Three Different Conferences

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

The Society of Government Economists announces a call for papers and sessions for three conferences:

  • SGE’s Own Conference, May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC
    Extended Application Deadline: May 10th
  • Southern Economic Association November 21-23, 2015 in New Orleans
    Application Deadline: April 10th
  • American Economic Association, January 3-5, 2016 in San Francisco
    Application Deadline: May 15th

For information on how to apply to any of these conferences, please click here SGE_Call-for-Papers-2015-16_final-5.

For the Annual SGE Conference, please click here Annual_SGE_Conf_Call for Papers 2015-AC_2.

To submit a paper, or to propose a session, or to volunteer as a session chair or paper discussant, please go to SGE’s Paper/Session/Volunteer Application page.

To register for the SGE Conference, please visit the Conference Registration page.

Call for Papers and Organized Sessions for the Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association DEADLINE: APRIL 24, 2014 (updated)

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

In Atlanta, GA
November 22-24, 2014
At the Atlanta Marriott Marquis

The SGE is organizing eight sessions at this SEA conference. (The SGE will not have its own conference until May 2015.) Paper presenters may propose their individual papers and if they are accepted then the SGE will place them into one of its sessions. Session organizers may propose a complete session (with 3-5 papers). The SGE is also soliciting volunteers to chair SGE sessions and to discuss papers at the conference.

Please see details for how to apply in the attached call for papers

Training Workshop on Evaluation and Cost Benefit Analysis for Nonprofits and Public Agencies in the Washington DC Metro Area

Friday, October 11th, 2013

November 6, 2013, from 9 am – 5:30 pm at the SGE Conference
Marvin Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC

The standard registration fee for this workshop is $125. The registration fee for students is $25. Organizations with at least five (non-student) participants benefit from a reduced registration fee of $100 per person. To register for the workshop, please go here. Payment can be made by debit or credit card using the Paypal link on this page, or if needed by check or cash on the day of the conference.