Conferences

SGE Conference Friday, March 27, 2020 Cancelled

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

With an abundance of caution for all attendees to the 2020 Society of Government Economists Annual Conference, the Board of Directors made the difficult decision to cancel the conference due to the COVID-19 global health crisis. Unfortunately, with the uncertainty surrounding the virus and additional factors, we were unable to postpone or reschedule the conference for a later date in 2020. 

2020 SGE Conference Sessions at the ASSA in San Diego, CA

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Society of Government Economists Conference Sessions at the Allied Social Science Meetings (ASSA) in San Diego, CA

January 3-5, 2020

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Mission Beach B for all SGE sessions

1 Market Place, San Diego, CA, 92101, USA


SGE has organized 7 sessions as part of the ASSA meetings. This is a handy reference to keep track of the times and topics.


Click here to see the program.


SGE Conference April 5, 2019

Monday, February 4th, 2019

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.

Take a look at the program at this link, and register at this link.

The Conference will occur Friday, April 5, 2019, 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Janet Norwood Conference and Training Center, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington, DC.

Registration fee is $65. Regular registration has been extended through April 2, to accommodate processing of training requests for some agencies. On -site registration will cost $85. (If you have problems with online registration of conference fee please contact conferencechair@sge-econ.org for assistance.)

Fees this year are the same for presenters and attendees, and students can register for free.


SGE Conference Sessions at the ASSA in Atlanta, GA

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Society of Government Economists Conference Sessions at the Allied Social Science Meetings (ASSA) in Atlanta, GA

January 4-6, 2019

Hilton Atlanta Hotel, Conference room 314 for all SGE sessions

255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303, USA


SGE has organized 7 sessions as part of the ASSA meetings. This is a handy reference to keep track of the times and topics.


SGE members and friends are invited to an

INFORMAL NETWORKING LUNCH

January 4, 2019

Conference Rm 314 Hilton Atlanta

12:30-2:00pm

Boxed lunches will be provided at no charge on a first-come first-serve basis.


Click here to see the program.


SGE 2018 Annual Conference April 20 at BLS in DC

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

The Society of Government Economists 2018 Annual Conference will be held Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm


Janet Norwood Conference and Training Center
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
2 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington, DC


Keynote Speaker: Bruce D. Meyer, McCormick Foundation Professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy Studies


See http://www.sge-econ.org/2018-sge-annual-conference/ for more information, or to register.

Click here to see the program.


ASSA 6-8 Jan. 2017 submissions due May 15

Monday, April 18th, 2016

SGE’s motivation is to promote economic thought that is beneficial to government policy, and toward this end, SGE has seven sessions in the 2017 ASSA meeting in Chicago, IL (Friday to Sunday, January 6-8, 2017). These sessions will provide economists the opportunity to present their research, discuss it with their peers, and receive feedback. This call for papers and sessions is open to all individuals (applicants need not be government economists), and no papers or sessions may be submitted after Sunday, May 15th, 2016.

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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.


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

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