First held in 2006 to mark a century of doctoral research in economics at the University of Nebraska, the England-Clark Conference brings together scholars from around the nation to discuss emerging research related to labor and public economics. We look forward to welcoming you to Nebraska.
April 8, 2022
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Howard L. Hawks Hall, 730 N. 14th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska
Submit Your Paper for Consideration
Call for Papers: Submit by December 15 | Conference Registration Opens February 1
Minnie Throop England
The England-Clark Conference is named in honor of two pioneers of the economics graduate program: Minnie Throop England (Class of 1906), who published an influential body of work addressing business cycle theory and taught at UNL from 1906 to 1921, and Anderson W. Clark (Class of 1905), who founded the Child Saving Institute in Omaha, Nebraska.
Areas of interest are in the areas of labor and public economics, broadly defined. Please submit your abstract or working paper in PDF format for presentation by December 15, 2021.
The planning committee will finalize the conference program and notify the authors of submitted papers before the end of January.
Submit Your Paper for Consideration
Submission Deadline: December 15
Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California Berkeley where she also co-directs the Berkeley Opportunity Lab. Her research focuses on poverty, inequality, food and nutrition programs, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families. She is a member of the American Academy of Art and Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance and is a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists. She has served as Co-Editor of the American Economic Review and the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and is on the editorial board of the American Economic Review: Insights.
She has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years, the American Economic Association’s Executive Committee, the Federal Commission on Evidence-Based Policy Making, the Advisory Committee for the National Science Foundation, and the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program. In 2014, she received the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award from the Committee on the Status of the Economics Profession of the American Economic Association.
Matthew J. Notowidigdo studies a broad set of topics in labor economics and health economics. In labor economics, his research has focused on understanding the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and the economic effects of unemployment insurance over the business cycle. Notowidigdo’s research in health economics focuses on the effects of public health insurance on labor supply and the effects of income on health spending. He is currently working with several state governments on large-scale randomized experiments of existing social insurance programs.
Outside of academia, Notowidigdo has corporate experience as an associate at Lehman Brothers in the Fixed Income Division, and he has consulted for several professional sports teams on ticket pricing. Within academia he has teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and he was honored with the distinction of the Carleton E. Tucker Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004.
Notowidigdo studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining Chicago Booth in 2010 as an Assistant Professor. In 2014, he joined the Department of Economics at Northwestern University as Associate Professor of Economics. In 2020, Notowidigo returned to Booth as Professor of Economics. He holds a BS in economics, a BS in computer engineering, a MEng in computer science, and a PhD in economics. He is currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and he is a Co-Editor at the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and an Associate Editor at The Quarterly Journal of Economics.
We will offer a small room block available at the Courtyard by Marriott Lincoln Downtown, 808 R Street, located in the historic Haymarket area near campus. Check back for more details including rate and booking information.
Destination: Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK)
Destination: Omaha Municipal Airport (OMA)
About 65 miles from campus or around an hour drive. Here are some options for getting from OMA to your visit in Lincoln:
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