EXTENDED Call for Papers — 2010 Conferences

The Society of Government Economists is proud to put forth a call for papers for two upcoming conferences:

  • Our own annual conference, to be held November 15-16, 2010 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and
  • The annual meeting of the American Economic Association, to be held January 7-9, 2011 in Denver.

The deadline for applying to present a paper or to organize a session is June 14 for the SGE Sessions at the AEA Conference (in Denver in January 2011), and September 15 for the SGE Conference (in Washington, DC in November 2010). All applications require only a 500-word (maximum) abstract and 300-word (maximum) justification statement for each proposed paper.

Our conference features a star-packed lineup of speakers, including the following Distinguished Lecturers:

Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Keith Hall, Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, David Colander, Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Economics at Middlebury College, George DeMartino, Associate Professor, University of Denver, Deirdre McCloskey, UIC Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, and John Siegfried, Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University, and Executive Director of the American Economic Association.

Please download the SGE Registration Form and Call For Papers for more information on submitting papers to, registering for, and sponsoring the conferences.