Participate with LERA in 2013 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting

"New Economic Realities: Risk, Inequality and Workplace Relations"

The 2013 ASSA/AEA (American Economics Association)  Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, CA, January 4-6, 2013; LERA has organized 27 sessions on the program.

Registration and hotel accommodations will be addressed online at the ASSA/AEA website, and they will open registration the September 12, 2012. The most up-to-date information about registration and housing can always be found at the ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting Webpage, which you can find here:

Basic steps to attend conference - Beginning September 12th, 2012

1. Register -
Regular earlybird registration is $65 before December 1, and be sure to mark "LERA" on your registration form.  Note: you must register before you will be able to take advantage of the deeply discounted hotel room rates (of about $99 per night). LERA sessions will be held at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, but you will need to visit the ASSA headquarters hotel Manchester Grand Hyatt to pick up your meeting materials.

2. Reserve your hotel room (if needed) -
As soon as you register, you will receive an email from that will contain a 5-digit housing code. Once you receive this code, proceed to the housing form listed here and reserve your room. The LERA hotel is the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina.

3. Please review program and get more information - You can find information about the 27 LERA sessions online and and the other meeting pages listed at the right for complete details on steps 1 - 3 above.

Notable events -

January 4, 2013
January 5, 2013
January 6, 2013

Sessions -
8 am to 4:30 pm

Sessions -
8 am to 4:30 pm

8 am to 3 pm

ASSA Welcome Reception — 6 to 7:30 pm
Those who pre-register are invited to attend the Annual ASSA Welcome Reception at the Manchester Garnd Hyatt. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and door prizes.
  Don't book your ticket to leave until you have reviewed the strong programs offered on Sunday.

LERA Meeting Program Committee - LERA Sessions at the 2013 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting

Eilee, LERA President, Program ChairChair: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research, LERA Past President

Members: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston; Peter Berg, Michigan State University; Lonnie Golden, Penn State University-Abington; Sandy Jacoby, UCLA; Bill Rodgers, Rutgers University; and Jeannette Wicks-Lim, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Ex Officio: David Lewin, UCLA and LERA President; Lisa Lynch, Brandeis University, and LERA President Elect; Gordon Pavy, AFL-CIO (ret.), LERA Past President; William Canak, Middle Tennessee State University, NCAC Chair; Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston, LERA Co-Editor-in-Chief; Peter Feuille, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, LERA Secretary/Treasurer; Bob Hoell, Georgia Southern University, Chair, LERA Poster Session.