The New York State Economics Association (NYSEA) invites paper submission for the 71st Annual Conference, to be held October 5-6 at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. The conference will begin Friday evening, October 5th, with a reception and dinner featuring Dr. Jaison R. Abel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York discussing the labor market for recent college graduates. The conference continues with concurrent sessions throughout the day on Saturday, and includes breakfast and lunch. The lunchtime keynote speaker on Saturday is Dr. Robert Frank of Cornell University

Paper/Abstract Submission

NYSEA invites submissions of individual paper and/or organized sessions for the 2018 annual conference. Graduate Students and undergraduate students are especially welcome. All areas of Economics will be considered. The abstract submission deadline is August 10, 2018.
NYSEA invites submissions of individual papers or organized sessions for the 2018 conference. Submission in all areas of economics are welcome. Papers related to innovative economic education, sports economics, and New York state economic topics of interest are especially encouraged.

Individual Papers

Authors may submit individual paper abstracts for consideration at the following NYSEA webpage here. You will be asked to submit information including title, author name(s), JEL codes, keywords, and an abstract of no more than 350 words. Submissions are due by July 15, 2018.

Complete Sessions

If you are interested in organizing a complete session on a specific topic, please send your proposal to Dr. Clair Smith, NYSEA President, at A complete session generally consists of 3-4 papers with discussants and a session chair. To propose a complete session please provide the following information: the session title; name, affiliation and contact information of the session organizer, session chair, paper presenters and discussants; and 350 word max abstracts for each individual paper in the session. Submissions are due by July 15, 2018.

Undergraduate Student Paper Contest

There will be CASH awards for the top three best undergraduate student papers. All inquiries and submissions for the UG Paper Contest should go to Please refer to “NYSEA UG Paper Contest Flyer for details.

Registration and Payment

All conference participants must register through the NYSEA website under the "Annual Conference" tab, available here. Payment is accepted online by credit card via Stripe. All presenters must register by September 10th to be included in the final program.

On or Before September 1, 2018 After September 1, 2018
Comprehensive Registration Fee for Faculty and Professionals (includes membership) $100 $125
Comprehensive Registration Fee for Graduate and Undergraduate Students (includes membership) $50 $75
High School Educator Innovative Teaching Program (conference only) $50 $75
Professional Membership Only $25 $25

For those of you who prefer to pay by check, please mail a printed copy of the completed online registration form along with your payment to NYSEA Treasurer Philip Siriani at the address below by September 1, 2018.

Philip Sirianni, Treasurer
New York State Economics Association
108 Ravine Pkwy
Netzer Admin Bldg 225
Oneonta, NY 13820

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received on or before September 24, 2018 to receive a partial refund. Cancellations received after this date are not eligible for a refund.

Hotel Accommodations

Conference lodging is available at the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/Pittsford at the group rate of $159 per night, plus applicable taxes. Reservations must be made by September 5th to guarantee the rate. Rooms may be reserved directly here

I look forward to seeing you in Rochester this fall!


Clair Smith, PhD
President, New York State Economics Association
St. John Fisher College
321 Kearney Hall
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618  Tel: 585-385-7253

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