2016 Annual Meeting, Hotel & Program Information

Annual Meetings

Annual Meetings, which regularly draw about 1,000 social scientists from across the country and the world. Our attendees represent practically every state in the Union as well as at least a dozen different countries.

Our 2016 Annual Meeting will be held March 24-26 in Las Vegas, Nevada with limited committee meetings on March 23. More information about the meeting is available at 2016 Annual Meeting Information.

Information on the conference hotel, including how to book a room in the SSSA’s block, is available at Las Vegas 2016 Hotel Information.

The 2016 Annual Meeting’s preliminary program is now available, and can be accessed by clicking here.  Once there, you will see a link on the left where you can access and search through the program.

Click here to view the conference Hotel Registration Policy.

Our keynote speaker for the SSSA General Meeting:

About J.Bradford DeLong

Brad DeLong is a professor of economics at U.C. Berkeley, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a weblogger at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and a fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1982 and 1987. He joined UC Berkeley as an associate professor in 1993 and became a full professor in 1997.

Professor DeLong also served in the U.S. government as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy from 1993 to 1995. He worked on the Clinton Administration’s 1993 budget, on the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, on the North American Free Trade Agreement, on macroeconomic policy, and on the unsuccessful health care reform effort.

Before joining the Treasury Department, Professor DeLong was Danziger Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He has also been a John M. Olin Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Boston University, and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at M.I.T.