2018 Conference Call for Papers

Submit your manuscript, organize a session, or sponsor a session or award today for the

2018 Kentucky Economic Association Annual Conference
Friday, October 12, 2018
Centre College

Distinguished Economist & Guest Lecturer:
Dr. Frank O’Connor, Professor of Economics
Eastern Kentucky University

Those interested in presenting a paper, serving as a discussant, organizing a session or panel discussion, or serving as a session chair should submit their materials using our online submission form or contact:

Conference Organizer: John J. Perry
Centre College
Email: KEA2018Conference@gmail.com

The deadline for program submissions/abstracts is September 14, 2018.

Registration fees (including lunch): $85 before September 28; $105 after September 28; $35 student registration fee

Completed manuscripts may be considered for publication in the Journal of Applied Economics and Policy. The JAEP is a publication of the Kentucky Economic Association. It is listed in Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities and can be accessed online through EBSCOhost and Proquest AIB/Inform.

There will be a “Best Paper Award”, as well as undergraduate paper sessions and an award for “Best Undergraduate Paper.” A completed paper must be submitted no later than September 21, 2018 to be considered.

To register for the conference and pay fees online, please use the online form.

To pay conference fees by mail, mail payment to (postmarked September 28, 2018)*:

Michael Jones

Office of State Budget Director
702 Capitol Avenue Frankfort
Kentucky 40601
Phone: (502) 564-7300
Fax: (502) 564-4694
Email: jmichael.jones@ky.gov


*After September 28, 2018 deadline, please pay online or at the Conference.

The conference will be held at Young Hall on Centre College’s campus. Parking is free. There are a number of hotel options in Danville, all within 3 miles of campus but none within easy walking distance of campus. Three options are provided below:

  1. Comfort Suites (1.8 miles from campus)
    864 Ben Ali Dr, Danville, KY 40422
    (859) 936-9300
  2. Hampton Inn (2.7 miles from campus)
    100 Montgomery Way, Danville, KY 40422
    (859) 236-6200
  3. Holiday Inn Express & Suites (2.7 miles from campus)
    200 Shannon Way, Danville, KY 40422
    (859) 209-2928