Western Economics Association meetings, 17th International Conference

April 12th-15th, 2023

Behavioural Economics in Melbourne, Australia

Hosted by the University of Melbourne
Virtual sessions on April 11th via Zoom (possible contingent on the number of submissions).

If you are interested in submitting a paper on the broad subject area of behavioural economics (all types and varieties as well as, relatedly, experimental economics, are welcome)


Please email:

  • Morris Altman (University of Dundee, UK): maltman001@dundee.ac.uk
  • Hannah Altman (Queensland University of Technology, Australia): Hannahaltman62@yahoo.co.nz

The subject line of your email should contain: WEAI Melbourne SABE

We hope to organize several sessions in this conference, which is expected to attract 400 plus economists.

Information needed for abstract review committee:

  • Paper presenter’s name, professional affiliation, title, and e-mail address; same information for coauthors.
  • Paper title and paper topic area (three appropriate codes from the JEL Classification System).
  • Abstract of 350 words or less including a statement of the research or policy question and the contribution made by the paper; as well as method(s), model(s) and, if applicable, relevant data including time frame and geographical scope.

Deadline for Submission:

December 15, 2022

Decision Date:

January 15, 2023


Keynote Addresses for the WEAI conference

  • David Card
    University of California, Berkeley Recipient of the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
    Title to be announced 
  • Cecilia Rouse
    Princeton University Current Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers.
    Title to be announced 
  • Richard Blundell
    Institute for Fiscal Studies and University College London Recipient of the 1995 Yrjö Jahnsson Award, and the 2016 Nemmers Prize in Economics.
    “Household Behaviour and the Dynamics of Inequality” 
  • A. Abigail Payne
    University of Melbourne, and Director of the Melbourne Institute.
April 14th Participants Dinner Address to be announced.

WEAI Conference Web address (everything you need know):

Go to WEAI Conference Website

This call for papers can also be downloaded as PDF:

Download Call for Paper as PDF