2015 LERA Winter Mtg ASSA - Boston

2015 LERA Winter Meeting - in conjunction with ASSA/AEA

The 2015 LERA Winter Meeting in conjunction with the ASSA/AEA will take place in Boston, MA on January 3-5, 2015. Please note this is a Saturday/Sunday/Monday meeting this year. The headquarters hotel for the ASSA/AEA will be the Sheraton Boston, but all LERA sessions will be held in The Westin Copley Place, Boston.

The LERA program at the ASSA/AEA meeting is below or click HERE. Onsite guide with hotel maps and abstracts available HERE.

Below are the LERA sessions for the conference. For details about the venues, hotels, and all other programming, visit: http://www.aeaweb.org/Annual_Meeting/ The American Economic Association handles all logistics for this conference. If needed, please contact them here.

"Renewing Employment Relations for Shared Prosperity:
Research and Policy"

The 2015 ASSA/AEA (American Economics Association) Annual Meeting will be held in Boston, MA, January 3-5, 2015; LERA has organized 27 sessions on the program, including a plenary session and welcome reception on the opening night.

Registration and hotel accommodations will be addressed online at the ASSA/AEA website, and they will open registration the September 2014. 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: http://www.aeaweb.org/Annual_Meeting/index.php.

Basic steps to attend conference

1. Register - https://conf.aeaweb.org/
Regular early bird registration is $60 before December 3, 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 (to be announced). You can pick up your meeting registration materials at the ASSA/AEA registration desk in the (to be announced).

2. Reserve your hotel room (if needed) - http://registration3.experientevent.com/ShowALL131/Default.aspx
As soon as you register, you will receive an email from [email protected] 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  The Westin Copley Place, Boston.

3. Please review program and get more information - You can find information about the LERA sessions online (program to be announced Fall 2014) and and the other meeting pages listed at the right for complete details on steps 1 - 3 above.

Notable events -

January 3, 2015
January 4, 2015
January 5, 2015

Concurrent Sessions -
8 am to 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions -
8 am to 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions -
8 am to 4:30 pm

LERA Plenary
4:45 - 6 pm

Search, Structural and Cyclical Unemployment: What Are the Major Challenges for Job Seekers, Employers, and Labor Market Intermediaries
"Search, Structural and Cyclical Unemployment: What Are the Major Challenges for Job Seekers, Employers, and Labor Market Intermediaries"
Chair: William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University
Panelists: Katharine G. Abraham, University of Maryland and former Commissioner of Labor Statistics
Erica Groshen, Commissioner of Labor Statistics



LERA Welcome Reception
6 to 7 pm
Join LERA for a
welcome reception with
hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

  Book your flights
after 6:30 p.m. to
enjoy all the great

LERA Meeting Program Committee - LERA Sessions at the 2015 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting

William Rodgers III, LERA Program Chair

Co-Chair: Elaine McCrate (above left), University of Vermont; Co-Chair: William Rodgers III, Rutgers University (above right)

Members: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston; Sylvia Allegretto, University of California, Berkeley; Peter Berg, Michigan State University; and Jeannette Wicks-Lim, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Ex Officio: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic & Policy Research.

If the program does not appear below, please click HERE.