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Lacea Newsletter
 May 2022

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We are happy to announce that the 27h Annual LACEA Meeting 2022 will take place in Lima, Perú on November 3rd-5th, 2022, and will be hosted by Universidad del Pacífico. The call for papers was issued and authors are invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of economics and econometrics before June 15th 2022. For more information click here.


LACEA is allocated a session in the AEA-ASSA meetings and as usual, we would like to call for proposals for a session from our members. The 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on January 6–8, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The headquarters hotel is The Hilton Riverside. Unfortunately, LACEA cannot provide financing to attend the meetings. If you would like to form a session, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a fully formed session proposal, using "AEA-ASSA 2023 proposal" as your subject line. The session can take one of these two forms:

  1. regular session with 3-4 papers (with or without discussants): For this option, you should have spoken with the paper authors to ascertain that at least one representative for each paper can attend the meeting. You should include paper titles, authors, a link to the paper and the list of discussants for each paper (JEL codes, abstracts and email addresses will be also required for submission).
  2. panel session: Panel sessions do not have paper titles, authors, and discussants. This format is for presentations by speakers. These should include the speaker and topic title, but these sessions do not include papers with authors presenting.

The proposals will be received until May 31, 2022 (!!!).


LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal.Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need any additional information.

Please check most recent issue of the ECONOMÍA Journal here vía Project MUSE. As previously, the journal is accepting papers on a rolling basis. For more information, please click here or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Read some of our latest Blog Posts

The University of California, Berkeley faculty and academic leadership have identified the Goldman School of Public Policy’s (GSPP) Master of Development Practice (MDP) program as a priority for growth and prominence; and it is now inviting applications for an open-rank adjunct faculty position to serve as Program Director of the MDP graduate degree program. The Goldman School holds the #1 US News and World Report ranking in policy analysis, and the MDP program has an excellent reputation and the assistance of outstanding faculty committed to service the public good. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, please go to The deadline to apply is April 25, 2022.


GDN has launched the Calls for Papers and for Sessions for the upcoming Tax Policy for Sustainable Development Global Development Conference. It will be held in Clermont Ferrand on November 2-4, 2022. The first deadline, for paper abstracts, is May 23rd, 2022. For session proposals, the deadline is 30th June. More details here.

The Society of Family and Gender Economics and Brazilian School of Economics and Finance (FGV EPGE) and happy to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Brazilian Meeting on Family and Gender Economics. The meeting will be held in person (with hybrid sessions) on September 01-02, 2022 at the Brazilian School of Economics and Finance (FGV EPGE) in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. Submissions can be made online until June 5th (11:59pm (UTC-3)). Notification of acceptance is expected by July 18th. For more information please click here.

The Global Development Network (GDN) is calling for expressions of interest from research teams based in research institutions in developing countries to act as national focal points for GDN’s Doing Research Program. As National Focal Points, the teams would be expected to mobilize research and have experience in research of the education, research or innovation sectors of their countries. Applications accepted on a rolling basisClick here to apply  

For more opportunities, please click here  


Benefits exclusive to LACEA members: 1) Invitation to participate in LACEA’s annual meeting, mentoring program, summer schools, and other programs and academic activities organized by LACEA; 2) Biannual issues of LACEA’s journal, Economia; 3) access to JSTOR’s Economic and Business Collection 4) a fortnightly newsletter with information about grant/funding opportunities and academic activities.


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