Apply to present at WiER 2019!

We are excited to announce the Women in Economic Research (WiER) conference for 2019! It will be held at Williams College on April 20th, 2019. The program will consist of a full day of research presentations by undergraduate students, a keynote by economist Jennifer Doleac, and mentoring and networking opportunities. The day's program will run from 9:30am to 6:30pm, followed by a dinner for speakers.

We are now soliciting applications for presentations, with a deadline of March 8th at 5 pm EST.  The call for proposals is here:
The submission form for proposals is here:

The conference seeks to encourage women and nonbinary undergraduate students to participate in economic research and to see themselves as economists. Attendees will share and learn about exciting research in a supportive environment intended to build networks and foster enthusiasm. We will target our solicitation of interest to schools within a three-hour driving distance because we do not provide travel funding, but we will consider research submissions regardless of the student's location.  We will also solicit interest in attendance by non-presenting Williams students in mid-to-late March.


Want to promote or discuss the conference on Twitter? Use hashtag #WiER2019; you can tweet at us @WilliamsEcon!

If you have questions, first see our FAQs here, or contact Sarah Jacobson.
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Tara Watson,
Feb 4, 2019, 4:56 AM