SoCCAM 2023

Call for Papers
The Lowe Institute of Political Economy at Claremont McKenna College invites paper submissions
for the 12th Annual Southern California Conference in Applied Microeconomics (SoCCAM) to be
held at the Claremont Colleges on Friday, April 28, 2023. The keynote address will be given by
Martha Bailey, Professor of Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles. We
encourage paper submissions in all areas of applied microeconomics including development,
environmental, experimental, health, industrial organization, labor, law, population, public, trade,
and urban economics. We invite submissions from faculty and graduate students from all colleges
and universities in California.

  • The deadline for paper submissions is February 1, 2023.
  • The SoCCAM Organizing Committee will select the papers to be presented at the conference.
  • Paper presenters and discussants will be paid an honorarium of $300 to cover travel expenses.
  • Please submit through this form: and then email your paper or full-length abstract to with the subject “SoCCAM Submission”.

Keynote:  Martha Bailey
Professor of Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles




SoCCAM 2023 Organizing Committee:
Itzik Fadlon, UCSD
Laura Giuliano, UCSC
Martin Hackmann, UCLA
Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, Pomona College
Kelsey Jack, UCSB
Jessamyn Schaller, Claremont McKenna (Chair)