We are very pleased to announce that the University of Chicago | UCEMA Joint Initiative for Latin American Experimental Economics (JILAEE) is hosting the 2022 Special ESA Meeting on February 3-4, 2022.

We are excited for you to join us (virtually) in Buenos Aires! While we encourage submissions of papers focusing on field experiments in Latin America, all papers including lab and field experiments - conducted anywhere - are welcome!

Preceding the conference, on February 1-2, 2022, JILAEE will host an Early Career Scholars Workshop on Field Experiments for Ph.D. students, postdocs, junior faculty, and other early career economists that will be led by John A. List.

All parts of the four-day event will take place virtually.

The confirmed keynote speakers for the main conference are:

Several 100-minute live parallel sessions will be organized with 20 minutes of slides plus 5 minutes of Q&A for each of four presentations. Besides submitting an abstract for an individual paper, participants are also welcome to submit proposals for complete sessions. If you would like to submit a complete session proposal, please email All talks will be recorded and posted promptly so that ultimately you will be able to attend any session regardless of your time zone.

Throughout the conference days, we are developing a series of panels and workshops on professional development and research in experimental economics, especially using field experimental methods.

For more information: See the conference website at

To submit an abstract: Go to and log in. Select Conferences, then “2022 Special ESA Meeting”, then Submit Talk. A full manuscript is not required. If you'd like, you can also record a video presenting your talk, you only have to share the link with us in the field where it says "External link"

To register: Follow the same steps and click on Register. Please keep in mind that in order to register for the conference, you have to be a registered paid member of ESA for 2022. To renew your membership or to register and become a paid member, click here and complete the relevant information.

Registration fees are US$ 50 (faculty and professionals)/US$ 20 (students).

Important dates:

  • September 20, 2021: deadline to submit abstracts

  • November 3, 2021: notification of acceptance

  • January 11, 2022: registration deadline

We look forward to meeting everyone online on February 1-4, 2022!

Organizing Committee: Julio J. Elias, John A. List, Julia Seither, and Karen J. Ye

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