In the Issue

  1. [email protected]
  2. Memberships Expire December 31
  3. AERE Member Bridge EPA Gap
  4. Summer Conference Abstract Submissions
  5. Regional Meetings

Register now for [email protected], Winter Meeting 

The Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting will be held January 3-5, 2021. AERE is sponsoring nine sessions at ASSA covering a wide variety of topics. Explore AERE sessions>> 

AERE will host its Annual Winter Meeting virtually January 4, 2021, beginning at 6:00 pm ET.

  • Connect with AERE colleagues, using Gatherly, a spatial video chat platform View a demo>> 
  • Meet the new AERE President and AERE's new board members
  • Hear from AERE's 2020 Fellows
  • Recognize the latest Oates Dissertation Award winner

The event is free, but you must be an AERE member, and pre-registration is required. Register>>

Renew your membership for 2021

It's not too late to start the New Year off right by renewing your AERE membership and continuing to invest in YOUR professional development.

AERE has over 1,000 members from more than 40 nations, coming from academic institutions, the public sector, and private industry and it continues to grow. We have a number of new initiatives that we believe will build on AERE’s forward momentum including efforts to expand engagement with graduate students, and to improve diversity in all aspects of our work as an association.

Renew before December 31 for uninterrupted access to all your AERE benefits.

NEW for University members in 2021! With a new year comes a new benefit. AERE member colleges and universities can now designate up to four (4) students to receive membership in addition to the primary contact membership.

AERE Members Bridge Gap in External Advice to EPA

Since the retirement of the EPA’s Environmental Economics Advisory Committee in 2018, many AERE members have contributed their time to provide up-to-date nonpartisan advice on economic aspects of EPA policy-making via the External Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (E-EEAC). Learn more


Follow AERE, JAERE and REEP on Twitter! Please follow, like and retweet the content you see from @AereOrg, @JaereAere, and @ReepAere. Watch for our tweets about your work as papers posted on the journals' websites, and let us know when AERE members and their research are in the news.

AERE Summer Conference abstract submissions accepted until January 15 

The 2021 AERE Annual Summer Conference will be held online or at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL, USA, from June 3 to June 4, 2021. Due to the current situation, a final decision on the format of the conference (face-to-face/virtual) has not been made, but the decision will be communicated via the website, email, and newsletter. The submission process will be held as planned. Learn more>>

AERE posts information about non-AERE conferences and workshops at no charge as long as the conference or event is centered on economics and also on environment/sustainability/natural resources. Events occurring anywhere globally are welcome! Submit your event>>

Regional Meeting Updates

[email protected]: AERE will host 11 sessions virtually at the Eastern Economics Association (EEA) Conference, February 25-28. 2021. Thank you to Program Committee Chair Jimena Gonzalez (Manhattan College) and the members of the review team: Beia Spiller (Environmental Defense Fund), Kevin Meyer (Saginaw Valley State University), Sahar Milani (St. Lawrence University) and Hussain Alshammasi (Duke University).

[email protected]: AERE is sponsoring eight sessions at the Midwest Economics Association annual meeting to be held virtually March 26-28, 2021. The list of papers is available on the AERE web site. Prof. Lea-Rachel Kosnik (University of Missouri-St. Louis) organized the sessions.

[email protected]: The 91st Annual Meeting of the Southern Economics Association will be held in Houston, TX at the Marriott Marquis Houston, November 20-22, 2021. John Whitehead (Appalachian State University) is once again organizing the AERE sessions. Abstracts submissions open January 15.

[email protected]: AERE sessions, organized by Dr. Trudy Ann Cameron (University of Oregon), will be held at the WEAI’s 96th Annual Conference, June 27 – July 1, 2021, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI.



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