Conference Details

Title 2013 North-American ESA Conference, Santa Cruz

The 2013 North-American ESA Conference will be held in Santa Cruz, California from Thursday evening October 24th to Saturday October 26th, 2013.

A PDF version can be downloaded here.

The venue is Hotel Paradox, about 4 miles from the UCSC Econ Dept, 0.5 mile from the beach and boardwalk, and less than 0.25 mile from downtown and many restaurants.

Plenary Talks:

  • Al Roth, TBD
  • Rachel Croson, TBD


  1. Please make your hotel reservation through Hotel Paradox at the special rate of $132 for a single or double occupancy room by calling 1-831-425-7100 and asking for the Economic Science Association Room Block, or
  2. pointing your browser to : enter your dates of stay, click on the “Group Code” tab and select “Group Code”. Select your preferred dates of stay and type (not case-sensitive): “ECONSA” in the available field and click “Update”. After you have updated, you will be prompted to “Confirm” your selected dates and you will now be able to select your room type and rate.
  3. Additional rooms are available at the Best Western across the street. Call 831-458-9898 and mention 'ESA' to get the group rate of $109 per night.

Click here to find out more about transportation options from San Jose and San Francisco International airports to Santa Cruz.

Traditionalists will note that this year's event will not be held in Tucson, AZ as has been the custom for many years. Holding the North American meetings in Santa Cruz should be thought of as one-time mixed strategy. Future venues are open to discussion, and Tucson is the default choice.

Start Date 2013-10-24
End Date 2013-10-26
Talk Submission Deadline 2013-09-08
City Santa Cruz
Country US
Host Organization University of California, Santa Cruz
Type Conference
Contact Email
Conference Link Local Conference Site

Early Registration-- Faculty and Professionals-$250.00, Deadline-2013-09-18

Early Registration-- Students-$150.00, Deadline-2013-09-18

Late Registration-- Faculty and Professionals-$300.00, Deadline-2013-10-26

Late Registration-- Students-$200.00, Deadline-2013-10-26

Refund Policy All payments are Final. No refunds or payment adjustments will be provided if you cannot attend the conference. Late and on-site registration will be available to attend the conference though you will not be able to present if you miss the late registration deadline.