Annual ASSA and WEAI Meetings

Each year, TPUG organizes four sessions – two in transportation and two in public utilities the the ASSA meetings, and multiple sessions at the Western Economic Association meetings. At the ASSA, one of the sessions is jointly sponsored by both TPUG and the American Economic Association. To have your research considered, it should be a paper in areas related to transportation, energy, telecommunications, and water and waste water. Paper proposals should include an electronic copy of the paper title and a 1 to 2 paragraph abstract in addition to author contact information. For public utilities papers, send these items to Professor Wesley W. Wilson (wwilson@uoregon.edu). For transportation papers, send these items to Professor Richard Fowles at (richard.fowles@utah.edu).  For the WEAI meetings, please contact Professor Wesley W. Wilson directly (wwilson@uoregon.edu)

This year public utilities papers will be considered for the AEA/TPUG joint session. Please submit the electronic copy of the paper title, abstract information  by the end of March.  All program participants for the ASSA meetings must register for the AEA convention and become TPUG members ($35 TPUG membership fee or a $300 lifetime membership fee).  For the WEAI (typically held in June, see weai.org for more information), Please submit the electronic copy of the paper title, abstract information  by February 1.  Again, all program participants for the ASSA meetings must register for the WEAI convention and become TPUG members ($35 TPUG membership fee or a $300 lifetime membership fee).  For membership information, please navigate to the associated page.

There is also a listserve which is used to disseminate information directly to members. Please contact the secretary (James Peoples (peoples@uwm.edu)) to add your name to the listserve.