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UPDATED Call for papers: ASE sessions at the WSSA Meetings, April 8-11, 2015, Portland, OR

The 57th Annual Western Social Science Association conference will be held April 8-11, 2015, in Portland, OR, USA, at the Marriott Hotel. The WSSA invites proposals for both complete panels and individual papers. (Go to http://wssa.asu.edu for more information regarding the conference.)

The Association for Social Economics is in the process of developing a relationship with the Western Social Science Association and encourages proposals in all areas of social economics. 

Please submit individual papers or complete panels concerning the study of the ethical and social causes and consequences of economic behavior, institutions, organizations, theory, and policy, and how these contribute to a sustainable, just, and efficient economy.  Of particular interest, are papers devoted to furthering the recent ASE dialogue regarding topics such as ethics, development, neoliberalism, interpretations of Karl Polanyi, social economic analyses of race, gender, class and ethnicity, social economic analysis of crises, inequality, the reform of economics, the origins of social economics, and linkages to other heterodox traditions.

UPDATE: In addition, we are also seeking submissions for a joint AFIT/ASE session on the intersections and collaboration between Social and Institutional Economics.

(Note that ASE members will be registered for ASE sessions in the "General Economics" section)

UPDATED: Deadline for proposals is: November 10, 2014.

For a paper proposal, please include (in Word format): Title of the Paper; Name and Affiliation; Mailing Address, Telephone Number, E-mail; Other Authors; Abstract (200 words; New Times Roman 12)

For a panel proposal, please include (in Word format): Title of the Panel; Title of Each Paper (3 or 4 papers); Moderator (Affiliation, Mailing Address, Telephone Number, E-mail); Presenters (Affiliation, Mailing Address, Telephone Number, E-mail); Abstract for Each Paper (200 words; New Times Roman 12)

For both: Please indicate the Section and Name of Section Coordinator: "General Economics, ASE sessions, David Plante."

Scholars willing to serve as moderators or discussants should indicate their interest to the appropriate section coordinator listed on the website.

All ASE submissions are to be sent to:

David J. Plante


Economics Department, Western State Colorado University

Current membership in ASE is required for presenting a paper.  Membership information can be found at http://www.socialeconomics.org.

All presenters and moderators are required to register prior to March 1, 2015 at the WSSA web site http://wssa.asu.edu.