ASREC 2020

March 27 - 28, 2020
Chapman University,
Orange, CA

The 19th annual ASREC conference will be held at Chapman University in Orange, California on March 27-28, 2020.

The program seeks to engage questions of economics, religion and culture across the social sciences.

The keynote speaker for the conference will be: Ran Abramitzky, Stanford University


Download the Call for Papers


The submission deadline for ASREC 2020 is November 22, 2019. To submit your abstract/paper for consideration, please go to:


To register for the conference, please go to:

If you do not currently have an ASREC account, please create one. You will then be provided with the option to submit an abstract/paper and register for the conference.

Introduction to the Economics of Religion

A graduate student workshop - taught by leaders in the field and held in conjunction with the meetings of the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture

March 26-28, 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1st, 2019

Faculty leaders will include Dr. Laurence Iannaccone and Dr. Jared Rubin (Chapman U.), Dr. Jean-Paul Carvalho and Dr. Michael McBride (UC Irvine), and other ASREC scholars.

Applications should include a CV and a brief letter with your name, university affiliation, email, name of a faculty reference, and your reasons for applying.

Send applications to by December 1st, 2019.

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.