Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists

Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists



September 19th and 20th, 2014

Holiday Inn French Quarter
Perrysburg, OH near Toledo (see map)

Please mention when you are making hotel reservations
that you are attending the OAEPS Annual Meeting
to receive the conference discount.

To Register Online for the OAEPS Annual Meeting click here. For a tentative schedule of the annual meeting ckick here. (PDF) The deadline for registering for the annual
meeting this year is September 1, 2014.

We look forward to seeing you in Perrysburg.

Call For Papers - Faculty Members

The Ohio Association for Economists and Political Scientists invites submissions of scholarly and applied research for presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting to be held September 19-20 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg, Ohio near Toledo. (see map)

OAEPS attracts scholars from across the region to present and discuss research in a friendly professional environment.

The conference includes sponsored undergraduate and graduate student paper presentations and a competition in economics and political science. University and college faculty are encouraged to promote these opportunities to students. Please see the information in the next section for more information about the student paper presentations and competition.

For full consideration, faculty members should send a 200 word abstract to Katharine Kontak, Program Chair (kathark@bgsu.edu) no later than Monday, September 8, 2014. Please indicate the discipline and subfield (e.g. economics, history of thought or political science, political theory).

Call for Papers - Student Paper Presentations and the Annual OAEPS Student Paper Competition

Requirements/Rules/Fine Print/etc...

All students must submit a full length paper to present their research at the annual conference and to participate in the student paper competition by Monday September 8, 2014 to Katharine Kontak, Program Chair (kathark@bgsu.edu). Abstract paper submissions will not be accepted.

Undergraduate papers must have been written during the 2013-14 academic year.

Undergraduate paper submissions must be accompanied by faculty letter of support.

Faculty-student research is not eligible for the student paper competition.

Co-authored undergraduate papers are welcomed.

To be eligible for prizes in the student paper competition authors must present their research during the Annual Meeting.

The 1st and 2nd place papers in each competition receive a financial reward.

About the Student Paper Competition...

Due to the generous support of sponsors, the Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists is pleased to offer four distinct paper competitions serving undergraduate and graduate students of economics and political science. The competitions include:

1. Graduate Economics (Sponsored by The College of Business Administration, Bowling Green State University)

2. Graduate Political Science (Sponsored by the Center for Policy Studies at Case Western Reserve University)

3. Undergraduate Economics (Sponsored by The College of Business Administration, Bowling Green State University)

4. Undergraduate Political Science (Sponsored by The Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs at Ohio Wesleyan University)

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting

The Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists is pleased to announce the OAEPS Proceedings of the Annual Meeting. The Proceedings will be published on the OAEPS website (www.oaeps.org). Members presenting during the Annual Meeting will be eligible to submit completed conference papers and discussants will be eligible to submit comments. Style and submission guidelines will be available on the website later this summer. Submission is entirely voluntary.

Local Attractions

Nearby and easily accessible attractions close to the conference hotel include The Toledo Zoo, the Toledo Museum of Art, Fort Meigs, and the Great Lakes Maritime Museum. All are terrific by any standard and offer participants an opportunity to make the trip more fun and interesting.

The Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists (OAEPS) welcomes you to our website! The OAEPS is an organization of economists and political scientists, as well as undergraduate and graduate students from across Ohio who work to produce and disseminate useful research on subjects related to Ohio’s economy and politics. Our activities include an annual conference and publication of the Journal of Economics and Politics.

The OAEPS recently held its 73rd annual conference and meeting September 27-28, 2013 at Kent State University. Highlights of the conference included discussions on the "The Political Economy of the Arab Uprising" and "Policy Considerations for Improving Ohio's Housing Market." Panel discussions that addressed a wide range of questions and points concerning issues of, social networks and recent economic development, democracy, reasoning, and the political process, and presentations of student papers were also held.

Explore the rest of our website to find valuable resources and information concerning submission of papers to publish in the Journal of Economics and Politics. Please consider becoming a member! Annual dues are $35 for faculty and $5 for students.

OAEPS Mission Statement:

The OAEPS has a proud tradition as the leading scholarly association for social scientists in Ohio. Since 1940, the OAEPS has been devoted to the understanding and dissemination of knowledge and to the facilitation of dialogue regarding economic and political concepts and events. The OAEPS sponsors an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Economics and Politics. We encourage papers and panel proposals on all aspects of economics and politics for the 2014 conference. Winners of the student paper awards will receive a small honorarium, and their paper will be considered for publication in the Journal of Economics and Politics.