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Program Schedule Draft

January 3-5, 2025, San Francisco, CA
in conjunction with ASSA/AEA

The 2025 LERA@ASSA Program Committee brings you 18 sessions on leading topics addressing Labor and Employment Relations Issues, which you are invited to attend.

Registration is online at the ASSA/AEA website; registration and opens mid-September at

The earlybird registration deadline is December 3rd.

The most up-to-date information about registration can always be found at the ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting Web page, which you can find here.

The ASSA/AEA handles all logistics for this conference. If needed, please contact them here.

Registration | Housing | LERA Program | Program Committee | Participant Information | Sponsors

Basic steps to attend conference

  • Register -

    Registration opens in mid-September. Regular early registration is $195 before December 3, and student early registration is $70. After December 3 the registration rate increases to $245 and $120. 

    In the past, when you registered for the ASSA meeting, you created an account in the registration system. Please do not create a new account this year. Instead, log back into your existing account to register for any of this year's meetings. To prepare ahead of time, if you have forgotten your username and/or password, use the Forgot your password option. (Please note that the conference system is separate from the AEA membership system. It is possible that you used the same credentials for both, but they could be different.) All new users simply visit their website and create a username and password for the first time.

  • Find general information about the meeting can be found at

  • Review the draft program and get more information - You can find information about the LERA sessions online (here).


 is the LERA headquarters hotel. It is located at 
PLEASE NOTE: If you want to be certain to stay at the LERA hotel, then you will need to register and obtain your hotel room reservation on the very first day they open their registration in mid-September. The hotel rooms sell out quickly at headquarters hotel. LERA will send an email to our program participants when they open registration as a reminder.

Thank you to our 2024 LERA@ASSA sponsors!

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment Relations
  • Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations
  • Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor Relations
  • Princeton University, Industrial Relations Section
  • Florida International University, College of Business
  • MIT Institute for Work and Employment Relations
  • Michigan State University, School of Human Resources & Labor Relations

LERA Draft Sessions Program:

LERA@ASSA 2024 Meeting Program Committee (in conjunction with ASSA/AEA)

Elena Falcettoni, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Co-Chair; Kondo Illenin, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Co-Chair; Kate Bahn, Institute for Women's Policy Research; Nick Bunker, Indeed Hiring Lab; Kirsten Cornelson, University of Notre Dame; Robynn Joyce Afi Cox, UC Riverside; Samuel Dodini, Norwegian School of Economics; Paola Giuliano, UCLA; Enrique Lopezlira, UC Berkeley; Colleen Flaherty Manchester, University of Minnesota; Conrad Miller, Berkeley; Peter Norlander, Loyola University Chicago; Stephanie Rennane, RAND; Pascual Restrepo Mesa, Boston University; Danielle Sandler, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies; Brian Sloboda, U.S. Department of Labor/SIU; Russell Weinstein, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Tingting Zhang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Participant Information - Important!

You will find detailed information here on what you need to do prior, during, and after the conference to participate as a chair, presenter, panelist, or discussant on the meeting program. Please visit this page, download and print the information you need.