Welcome to the Midwest Economics Association

MEA Virtual Annual Meeting, March 22-28, 2021



Keynote Speakers

C. Woody Thompson Lecturer, Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan

Betsey Stevenson is a professor of public policy and economics at the University of Michigan. She is also a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a visiting associate professor of economics at the University of Sydney, a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a fellow of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, and serves on the executive committee of the American Economic Association. Dr Stevenson earned a BA in economics and mathematics from Wellesley College and an MA and PhD in economics from Harvard University.


Presidential Address, Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan

 MEA President Susan Dynarski is a professor of public policy, education, and economics at the University of Michigan, where she holds appointments at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, School of Education, Department of Economics and Institute for Social Research and serves as co-director of the Education Policy Initiative. She is a faculty research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment. Dynarski earned an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard and a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.


2021 Annual Meeting Announcement

Given continued uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Midwest Economics Association announces our upcoming 2021 MEA Annual Meetings will be virtual.  We look forward to taking advantage of the virtual framework by offering new and exciting features to the conference, including different session types and structures as well as a longer conference calendar to accommodate participation in sessions with everyday obligations at home.  Our virtual meetings will be held March 22-28, 2021.  More details on features of the meeting will follow. We hope you will consider submitting an abstract for inclusion in the conference program. 















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