NBER Project on the Economics of Digitization Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 22, 2019 (All day)
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Submission deadline: Nov. 16, 2018

The tutorial will introduce third year and higher graduate students to overviews of this area of research and provide graduate students face-to-face time with research leaders. The final day of the meeting will involve presentations of frontier research by six researchers and discussants, as part of the winter meeting of the NBER Digitization group. The meeting will be held at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.   

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has provided partial funding for hotel rooms. The number of nights covered will depend on the number of successful applicants. Students must cover their own travel expenses.
To apply students should send an application in a single pdf file (labeled with the applicant's name) with the following information:
    - Please provide contact information, including email address.
    - Please provide a short description of the course of study pursued
    during graduate work, including the type of course work pursued,
    major and minor focus of study, year of advance, and so on.
    - Please provide a short description of general research interests or
    other projects pursued. If the student has proposed a dissertation,
    and formed a committee, please provide a short description, expected
    date of completion, and general details.

Both new and returning students are encouraged to apply. We will accept applications only from students in their third year of studies and beyond.

The application should not exceed three pages. Please upload applications to

The same application process applies whether you need a hotel reservation or not. This is an invitation only event and registration is required for attendance. Locals are not automatically eligible to attend due to space limitations.

The agenda for the Digitization meeting on March 22 will be available in mid-Jan., 2019.

Notifications will be made after Dec. 12, 2018.

Questions may be directed to Denis Healy, dhealy@nber.org