October 15-17, 2020
The Urban Economics Association (UEA) invites the submission of high quality papers dealing with the economics of cities, housing, real estate, transportation, local public good provision, the spatial distribution of activities, economic geography, and urban or regional policy. The Urban Economics Association seeks to promote participation and excellence in academic research in urban and regional economics.
The 2020 Virtual Meeting replaces the two in-person UEA conferences that were planned to take place in London and Berkeley in 2020. The virtual meeting will run from approximately 11:00 to 16:00 US Eastern Time from Thursday October 15 to Saturday October 17 and will be hosted by Brown Media Services and the Brown Population Studies Training Center. For more information, please visit the conference website at: http://www.urbaneconomics.org/meetings/virtual2020/
Program Committee: Maisy Wong (Wharton, Co-Chair), Giacomo Ponzetto (CREI, Co-Chair), Stephen Billings (U Colorado, Past Chair), Elisabet Viladecans (Universitat de Barcelona, Past Chair), Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (Berkeley, Vice Chair), Ferdinand Rauch (Oxford, Vice Chair), Gabriel Ahlfeldt (LSE), Treb Allen (Dartmouth), Clare Balboni (MIT), Dominick Bartelme (Michigan), Leah Boustan (Princeton), Pierre-Philippe Combes (Sciences Po), Victor Couture (UBC), Klaus Desmet (SMU), Jonathan Dingel (Chicago Booth), Fabian Eckert (Yale), Ben Faber (Berkeley), Gabrielle Fack (Paris Dauphine), Cecile Gaubert (Berkeley), Nic Gendron-Carrier (McGill), Adam Guren (Boston), Jonathan Hall (Toronto), Jessie Handbury (Wharton), Walker Hanlon (NYU), Nina Harari (Wharton), Naomi Hausman (Hebrew University), Ines Helm (Stockholm), Camille Hémet (Ecole Normale Superieure), Christian Hilber (LSE), Gabriel Kreindler (Harvard), Jeffrey Lin (Philly Fed), Joan Monras (UPF), David Nagy (CREI), Charlie Nathanson (Northwestern), Luis Quintero (Johns Hopkins), Yukiko Saito (RIETI), Christopher Severen (Philly Fed), Olmo Silva (LSE), Helen Simpson (Bristol), Johannes Stroebel (NYU Stern), Lin Tian (INSEAD), Nick Tsivanidis (Berkeley), Winnie van Dijk (Harvard), Alex Whalley (Calgary), Yanos Zylberberg (Bristol).
Submission: Please submit your paper or extended abstract through the online submission form at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/UEA2020/
We accept the submission of extended abstracts. However, all else equal, preference will be given to completed papers.
Instead of submitting an individual paper, you can also propose an entire 4-paper session. Submitting a session provides an opportunity to network with colleagues and shape your session in the way you find most appealing. Papers in complete sessions will still be vetted individually as the scientific committee reserves the right to regroup papers with other sessions. We encourage including in proposed sessions submissions by researchers whose primary affiliation is in an allied field (e.g., labor, public, trade, development, etc.) but whose paper has clear and strong relevance to urban economists. To submit a session please first submit each paper through the Conference Maker website and then send the proposed session, including names and paper titles to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission Deadline: August 10, 2020. You will be notified in mid-September whether your submission is accepted.
UEA Student Prize: If you are a current full-time PhD student and would like your paper to be considered for the UEA Student Prize, please choose the area "Prize for Best Student Paper" when submitting your paper. A paper is eligible only if all (co-)authors are full-time PhD students at the date of the conference. A shortlist of student papers will be presented in special prize sessions. The award winner will be chosen by a panel set by the UEA and the prize will be awarded at the meeting. See past award winners at http://urbaneconomics.org/meetings/awards.html.