WHO/​WHAT: North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and the Depart­ment of Eco­nomics, together with the Asso­ci­a­tion for Cul­tural Eco­nomics Inter­na­tional (ACEI) will host the 15th Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Cul­tural Economics.

Econ­o­mists from around the world will gather to dis­cuss cur­rent topics and issues in eco­nomics including: agglom­er­a­tion, labor mar­kets, cre­ative cities and arts mar­kets, cul­tural sta­tis­tics, and technology.

ACEI is a sci­en­tific society that includes aca­d­emic scholars, gov­ern­ment offi­cials, foun­da­tion offi­cials, man­agers of arts and cul­tural orga­ni­za­tions and artists, united in their interest in fur­thering under­standing of the eco­nomic aspects of the arts and cul­ture in their own coun­tries and throughout the world.

WHEN: June 12 — 15, 2008

WHERE: June 12: Opening Recep­tion and Con­fer­ence Reg­is­tra­tion, Hunt­ington Ball­room, Colon­nade Hotel, 120 Hunt­ington Avenue, Boston, MA

June 13–15: North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, West Vil­lage F, 40A Leon Street; Boston, MA

This event is spon­sored by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and the Depart­ment of Economics.

For more infor­ma­tion, please visit http://​www​.acei​.neu​.edu or con­tact Samantha Fodrowski at 617–373-5427 or s.​fodrowski@​neu.​edu.

About North­eastern

Founded in 1898, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is a pri­vate research uni­ver­sity located in the heart of Boston. North­eastern is a leader in inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research, urban engage­ment, and the inte­gra­tion of class­room learning with real-​​world expe­ri­ence. The university’s dis­tinc­tive coop­er­a­tive edu­ca­tion pro­gram, where stu­dents alter­nate semes­ters of full-​​time study with semes­ters of paid work in fields rel­e­vant to their pro­fes­sional inter­ests and major, is one of the largest and most inno­v­a­tive in the world. The Uni­ver­sity offers a com­pre­hen­sive range of under­grad­uate and grad­uate pro­grams leading to degrees through the doc­torate in six under­grad­uate col­leges, eight grad­uate schools, and two part-​​time divi­sions. For more infor­ma­tion, please visit www​.north​eastern​.edu.