About the Conference

27th Annual Conference Information

Issues in Political Economy sponsors an annual undergraduate research conference. Students serve as session chairs and discussants, as well as present their work. In the past these sessions have been very exciting and well attended.

The 2020 conference will be held during the Eastern Economic Association’s Annual Meeting, February 28-March 1, 2020 at the Boston Sheraton in Boston, MA.

Housing information:

  • The EEA conference is held at the Boston Sheraton in Boston, MA.
  • A reception will be held on Friday, February 28, from 6:00-9:00pm at McGreevey’s for all students and faculty mentors.  The reception is free and there will be a cash bar.
  • In the past, we have be able to arrange for students to share hotel rooms to keep costs down. Let us know if you would be interested in sharing a room.
  • Students looking for financial assistance for travel can apply for up to $200 in aid from the Council on Undergraduate Research. Here are details about how to apply for funds.

Submissions   |   Program


*NOTE: Participation in the conference is not a requirement for publication in IPE, neither does it qualify your paper for IPE review. To submit your paper for publication to IPE, please refer to Submit a Paper to IPE