Inés Berniell

Inés Berniell is a Senior Researcher in the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at Universidad Nacional de La Plata and a Professor in the same university. Previously she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from CEMFI. Her research focuses on labor economics and it has been published in the Journal of Development Economics, European Economic Review, among others. She has been a core team member of the World Bank's WDR on Gender Equality and Development and she has served as a consultant for the World Bank, the IDB, UNU-WIDER, and the European Commission. She is currently co-editor of the journal Económica La Plata and a member of the Executive Committee of the Argentine Economic Association.


LACEA is now accepting proposals for hosting its annual meetings for the next two years. The LACEA Annual Meeting takes place over 3 days, usually in early November. Candidates interested in hosting one of the next LACEA conferences are kindly asked to submit a proposal to The Executive Committee will carefully review each proposal. Please consult the summary information on the conferences provided here before preparing your submission, and do not hesitate to contact us at if you need any additional information.

LACEA Statement

The undersigned members of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) hereby express their great dismay over the recent set of actions led by Conacyt and the Mexican Government against CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas). We also condemn the broader attacks on and suppression of the freedom of academics nationwide in Mexico. 

Read the full statement here

Carlos Vegh is the recipient of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize this year. Carlos is a world renown economist who has written extensively on topics that touch the heart of LAC macroeconomics: from hyperinflation, to balance of payment crises, currency substitution, fiscal policy, and exchange rate policy.  He has contributed extensively to public goods, serving as editor to the top journals in development and international economics as well as to Economía and as a mentor to many students and junior faculty. We are proud to have him as a member of LACEA. 

Economia, the journal of LACEA is accepting submissions at any time. Submissions should be done electronically in the following link. For more information, please click here.