Top 5 Economics Conferences in the US in 2018
In every academic field, it is important that you take time to learn about different conferences that are happening in your field. Attending a conference allows you to find out about important new research and to get feedback on your work – not to mention the value of networking with other researchers and experts in academia and industry. If you are looking for an economics conference to attend in the US this year, then we recommend that you take a look at the following top conferences:
24th LAS VEGAS International Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting
Dates: 20th - 22nd October 2018
Host: International Association of Applied Business Research
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Description: This international conference with a broad focus covers topics such as banking, accounting, finance, leadership, management, social sciences, and economics. Papers are invited on any issues within these subjects and the conference invites the opportunity to interact with and get feedback from researchers from related fields as well as your own area of specialisation.
Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference in Kona, Hawaii
Dates: 15th to 18th November 2018
Host: Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association
Location: Kona, Hawaii
Description: The ABEAI is aimed at researchers and faculty members in the fields of business and entrepreneurship, covering topics such as e-commerce, specific examples of business cases, organization culture, supply chain, ethical trading, legislation, and more. The Association brings together members from across the US plus Australia, Switzerland, and beyond.
Economics, Management, and Social Development Academic Research Conference
Dates: 21st September 2018
Host: Advena World LLC
Location: Washington DC, DC
Description: This business-oriented conference covers the topics of economics, business administration, law and public policy, management, humanities and social sciences, international relations, environmental sciences, politics, media, education, geography, and information technology. There is an opportunity for experts and researchers to come together to share best practices and practical experiences as well as conceptual and research information. This year's conference is focused on topics like cooperative economics and development, public policy, leadership and governance, microfinance programs, and more.
International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (ICGBEFSS)
Dates: 23rd October 2018
Host: Industrial Electronics & Electrical Engineers Forum
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Description: This conference focuses on engineering topics as applied to economics, such as the interchange of ideas in the field of technology. It invites engineers, scholars, industrialists and students together to discuss the economic and business aspects of the emerging technology sector. Papers are invited on topics such as business ethics, labour economics, global economic crisis, green economics, human resource management, supply chain economics, renewable energy resources, and more. You will have the opportunity to discuss economic issues with the inventors, manufacturers, and distributors of technology products around the world.
414th International Conference on Economics, Management and Social Study (ICEMSS)
Dates: 16th - 17th July 2018
Host: International Society for Engineering, Research and Development
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Description: This conference aims to bring together scientists, social scientists, and engineers in order to address economic issues affecting research and business in industry and beyond. Topics covered will include economic growth and job creation, business dynamics, owner and business characteristics, innovation, regulatory and tax environment, financing and access to capital, globalisation and trade, and evidence-based policy analysis. Other topics in the fields of management and social studies to be covered include knowledge management, decision and risk analysis, environmental studies, and more.
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