18th Annual ASREC Conference (Boston, MA): March 1-2, 2019


ASREC 2019 will be held at the Omni Hotel & Resort in Boston, Massachusetts, March 1st - 2nd, 2019. The program seeks to engage questions of economics, religion and culture across the social sciences.

  2019 Keynote Speaker - Professor Joseph Henrich, Harvard University

Joseph Henrich is professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University. He also holds the Canada Research Chair in Culture, Cognition, and Co-evolution at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Secret of Our Success: How Culture is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter.

ASREC 2019 will include a graduate student workshop taught by leaders in the field and held in conjunction with the meetings. Click here for more information on the workshop.

[ Conference Program ]

[ Graduate Workshop Flyer ]

[ Register for Conference ]

[ Hotel Registration ]

CEPR Workshop on the Economics of Religion
June 10-11, 2019
Venice, Italy


We invite papers on the economics of religion for the CEPR Workshop on the Economics of Religion on June 10-11, 2019 in Venice, Italy, at the premises of the University of Warwick.

The keynote speakers are:

  • Maristella Botticini (Bocconi University)
  • Rachel McCleary (Harvard University)
  • Robert Barro (Harvard University)
  • Timur Kuran (Duke University)
  • Only papers on religion will be considered. From previous experience, we expect a large number of submissions, and we will unfortunately not be able to accommodate everyone. We will cover expenses for all presenters and discussants.

    [ Call for Papers ]

Our Supporters
Funding for ASREC has been provided by Chapman University. Located in Orange, California, Chapman's mission is to provide a personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.

Funding for graduate student workshops, ASREC events, conferences, and research generously provided by the John Templeton Foundation.