Urban Economics Association

Logo UEA 2022 Washington

16th North American Meeting of the Urban Economics Association

September 30 - October 1, 2022
Washington, D.C.


The submission deadline was Saturday, June 18, 2022. The program committee has emailed authors of submissions about their selection decisions.

Conference format

We plan to conduct the conference entirely in person subject to two caveats. First, the conference is subject to the World Bank's policies for managing COVID, and these policies will evolve with the pandemic. Second, we anticipate that a subset of the sessions will permit remote viewing (but not presentation).

Registration and Fees

Registration is now open. Please register for the conference at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/uea2022/.

Deadlines: Presenters must register by August 8 to be included in the program. Registration for non-presenting attendees closes September 23.

Fees: The registration fees for the conference are:

Cancellation policy: Registrants who cancel their in-person registration prior to August 20, 2022 must pay a cancellation charge of 50% (plus transfer and currency conversion). Registrations for in-person attendance cannot be cancelled after August 20.

Conference Venue

World Bank HQ, MC Building
1818 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20433

Travel to the World Bank

Enter the World Bank through the Visitors Center located on the corner of 18th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. You must be registered to enter the Bank.

COVID-19 precautions at the conference

Conference participants must present a COVID vaccination card (not a photo of a card) or a negative test (from within 24 hours) to enter the World Bank. Using a mask is compulsory on the Bank's premises except for when actively presenting.

Parallel Sessions

In parallel sessions, 20-minute presentations are followed by a 5-minute discussion and 5 minutes for audience questions and comments. Presenters should be in the room 15 minutes before the session starts. Each room is equipped with a computer and projector. Presenters must transfer their PDF or PPT file to the computer by downloading it from the internet. Please note USB sticks cannot be used to make the transfer.

Reception and Catering

The reception will take place at 7:00pm on Friday, September 30, 2022 in the Atrium of the World Bank MC Building. Breakfast, lunch and coffee will be provided at the conference venue on both days of the conference. Breakfast and coffee will be served at the entrance of the main conference room.

WiFi access

Conference participants will be given a password to access the public WiFi each day.


There are many hotels in the District of Columbia. We have not arranged conference rates at any hotel. The following hotels are conveniently near the World Bank: