Summer Institute

The NBER Summer Institute is an annual three-week conference that is held in Cambridge, MA. On account of the pandemic, the 2021 meeting will be held on-line.

Call for Papers

The 44th annual NBER Summer Institute will be held on-line between Monday, July 12 and Friday, July 30, 2021.  It consists of nearly 50 distinct meetings, each focusing on a topic or a sub-field in economics. The schedule of meetings can be found here.  To be considered for presentation, papers must be submitted by Monday, April 5 here.


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Claudia Goldin, the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a past president of the American...
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The extent to which individual responses to household surveys are protected from discovery by outside parties depends...
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Alexander M. Gelber and James M. Poterba, Organizers Presenters Karen Glenn, Social Security Administration (...

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