LACEA Membership Information

 

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LACEA was established in 1992 by a group of economists with a common interest in Latin American economic issues. The purpose of LACEA is to encourage greater professional interaction and dialogue among researchers and policy-makers concerned with Latin American and the Caribbean. LACEA is part of the Allied Social Sciences Association. LACEA organizes sessions at the annual meetings of the American Economic Association, the Latin American Studies Association and the Econometric Society/Latin America meetings. See LACEA’s front page (LACEA home) for a full history and information about forthcoming activities.

 

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.

To become a member please follow he next steps:

  1. Click on the above Menu option 'Membership'
  2. Choose the option 'Go to the Membership Information Form'
  3. And choose between the plans available: Institutional Membership, One year Membership or Multi-year Membership - for 2 years. 
  4. Once you choose the option that best suits you, please fill in the form, and process the payment. It is done by means of PayPal, for which you'll need a credit card to pay (no need of a PayPal account is required though).

In case you want to renew a membership or update information in the LACEA database, please use the following steps:

  1. Enter the LACEA's web-page LACEA: http://www.lacea.org/portal/ with your username and password.
  2. If you are not redirectioned automatically to the renewal membership form, please click on the above Menu option 'Membership'
  3. Choose the option 'Go to the Membership Information Form'
  4. And choose between the plans available: Institutional Membership, One year Membership or Multi-year Membership - for 2 years. 
  5. Once you choose the option that best suits you, please fill in the form, and process the payment. It is done by means of PayPal, for which you'll need a credit card to pay (no need of a PayPal account is required though).

The membership dues are now divided in Institutional Membership, One year Membership and Multi-year Membership, and according to the World Bank classification of Low-income, Lower-middle-income, or Upper-middle-income Economies (List of eligible countries here) and the equivalence for academic positions, as follows for one year payments:

Income

LAC and other Countries*

High Income Countries
(Outside Latin America and the Caribbean)

Students (Up to Phd) US $ 50 US $ 50
Assistant Professor ** US $ 90 US $ 120
Associate Professor and Professor *** US $ 120 US $ 150

For multi-year payment (two years) the values will be:

Income

LAC and other Countries*

High Income Countries
(Outside Latin America and the Caribbean)

Students (Up to Phd) US $ 85 US $ 85
Assistant Professor ** US $ 150 US $ 200
Associate Professor and Professor *** US $ 200 US $ 250

* Latin America and the Caribbean and other low and middle-income countries by the World Bank (please check the list of eligible countries here).

**   Equivalence for non-academic positions: annual Income under USD$ 70.000

*** Equivalence for academic positions: annual Income over USD$ 70.000

 

Please note that members must be current in their dues in order to participate in LACEA’s annual meeting, receive the journal, and participate in the election of officers. 

 

LACEA's Institutional Membership benefits include:

  • Interaction: The Institutional Membership facilitates communication about relevant economic and social policies in Latin America and the Caribbean. It also expands the scope of interaction among institutions.
  • Membership: The Institutional Membership strengthens ties and creates opportunities for collaboration with colleagues with academic or technical background.
  • Convenience: The Institutional Membership allows using LACEA newsletter to post vacancies, papers calls, conference calls and other events. It also eliminates paperwork and individual fees.
Types of membership:
 
Practical information about the institution membership application process:
  • In order to apply please choose the type of membership package that best suits you.
  • Complete the membership information form, and submit it to LACEA, jointly with the list of the Economists you want to register in this process (please download and fill in the required information). 
  • The payment can be done by PayPal or by bank transfer (please contact the LACEA office for detailed information or assistance by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
  • When submitted and approved, the package is then entered in the system and each package member receives a confirmation email with log-in details once it is activated. 


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