American Economic Association

Address
2014 Broadway No 305
Nashville, TN 37203
Contact
Website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/aea
Phone: +1 (615) 322-2595
Nonprofit
NTEE: V03 - Professional Societies, Associations
EIN: 36-2166945

Mission

See Schedule O
 20162015201420122011
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1923
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area5360
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$796,512.00$793,285.00$864,680.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,471,353.00$1,405,500.00$1,495,526.00  
Number of employees969989  
Number of people compensated >$100k776  
Number of volunteers200200200  
Number of highly compensated contractors000  
Personnel
Acemoglu, Daron
TitleVIce President    
Name of key/compensated personDARON ACEMOGLU    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ashenfelter, Orley
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  ORLEY ASHENFELTER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Auerbach, Alan
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  ALAN AUERBACH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Autor, David
TitleEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEEEDITOR, JEP  
Name of key/compensated personDAVID AUTORDAVID AUTORDAVID AUTOR  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$92,131.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$9,213.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Bernanke, Ben
TitleBoardVIce President   
Name of key/compensated personBEN S BERNANKEBEN S BERNANKE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org0.501.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Bertrand, Marianne
TitleVIce President    
Name of key/compensated personMARIANNE BERTRAND    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Braunstein, Elizabeth
TitleECONLITECONLITECONLIT  
Name of key/compensated personELIZABETH BRAUNSTEINELIZABETH BRAUNSTEINELIZABETH BRAUNSTEIN  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$117,607.00$114,182.00$109,790.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$21,629.00$18,420.00$17,902.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Calvani, Terry
TitleLEGAL COUNSELLEGAL COUNSEL   
Name of key/compensated personTERRY CALVANITERRY CALVANI   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Campbell, John
TitleEXEC COMMITTEE    
Name of key/compensated personJOHN Y CAMPBELL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Card, David
Title bOARDVICE PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated person DAVID CARDDAVID CARD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 0.501.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Costa, Dora
TitleEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personDORA L COSTADORA L COSTADORA L COSTA  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Duflo, Esther
TitleEDITOR, AEJ - Applied EconEDITOR, AEJ - Applied EconEDITOR, AEJ  
Name of key/compensated personESTHER DUFLOESTHER DUFLOESTHER DUFLO  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org8.008.008.00  
Reportable compensation from org$78,658.00$76,740.00$74,686.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,866.00$7,674.00$7,469.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Durlauf, Steven
TitleEDITOR, JELEDITOR, JELEDITOR, JEL  
Name of key/compensated personSTEVEN N DURLAUFSTEVEN N DURLAUFSTEVEN N DURLAUF  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org$97,031.00$94,664.00$92,131.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,703.00$9,466.00$9,213.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fernandez, Raquel
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  RAQUEL FERNANDEZ  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Finkelstein, Amy
TitleBoardEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personAMY N FINKELSTEINAMY N FINKELSTEINAMY N FINKELSTEIN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fiser, Barbara
TitleAccounting Mgr    
Name of key/compensated personBarbara fiser    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$104,849.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$26,859.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Goffe, William
Title  EDITOR, RFE  
Name of key/compensated person  WILLIAM GOFFE  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  8.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $17,076.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $1,708.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Goldberg, Pinelopi
TitleEDITOR, AEREDITOR, AEREDITOR, AER  
Name of key/compensated personPINELOPI K GOLDBERGPINELOPI K GOLDBERGPINELOPI K GOLDBERG  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org$116,531.00$113,689.00$92,131.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,653.00$11,369.00$9,213.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Goldin, Claudia
TitleBoardEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO  
Name of key/compensated personCLAUDIA GOLDINCLAUDIA GOLDINCLAUDIA GOLDIN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Hight, Marlene
Title CONVENTION MGRCONVENTION MGR  
Name of key/compensated person MARLENE HIGHTMARLENE HIGHT  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org $103,536.00$100,883.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $26,606.00$26,608.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Hoynes, Hilary
TitleEXEC COMMITTEE    
Name of key/compensated personHILARY HOYNES    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Imbens, Guido
TitleEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personGUIDO W IMBENSGUIDO W IMBENSGUIDO W IMBENS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Kashyap, Anil
Title BOARDEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated person ANIL K KASHYAPANIL K KASHYAP  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.501.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Kranton, Rachel
TitleEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEE   
Name of key/compensated personRACHEL E KRANTONRACHEL E KRANTON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Leahy, John
Title  EDITOR, AEJ  
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN LEAHY  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  8.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $74,686.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $7,469.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Levin, Jonathan
TitleBoardEXEC COMMITTEEEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJONATHAN LEVINJONATHAN LEVINJONATHAN LEVIN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Mankiw, N
Title bOARDVICE PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated person N GREGORY MANKIWN GREGORY MANKIW  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 0.501.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Matzkin, Rosa
Title BOARDEXEC COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated person ROSA L MATZKINROSA L MATZKIN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.501.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Milgrom, Paul
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  PAUL MILGROM  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Montgomery, Regina
TitleADMIN DIRECTORADMIN DIRECTORADMIN DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREGINA MONTGOMERYREGINA MONTGOMERYREGINA MONTGOMERY  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$125,519.00$122,010.00$118,889.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$32,239.00$31,353.00$31,356.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Moretti, Enrico
TitleEDITOR, JEPEDITOR, JEP   
Name of key/compensated personENRICO MORETTIENRICO MORETTI   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.00   
Reportable compensation from org$97,031.00$94,664.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,703.00$9,466.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Nordhaus, William
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOPRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM D NORDHAUSWILLIAM D NORDHAUSWILLIAM D NORDHAUS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Piazzesi, Monika
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  MONIKA PIAZZESI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Postlewaite, Andrew
TitleEDITOR, AEJ - MicroEDITOR, AEJ - MicroEDITOR, AEJ  
Name of key/compensated personANDREW POSTLEWAITEANDREW POSTLEWAITEANDREW POSTLEWAITE  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org8.008.008.00  
Reportable compensation from org$78,658.00$76,740.00$74,686.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,866.00$7,674.00$7,469.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Rogerson, Richard
TitleEDITOR, AEJ - MacroEDITOR, AEJ - Macro   
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD ROGERSONRICHARD ROGERSON   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org8.008.00   
Reportable compensation from org$78,658.00$76,740.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,866.00$7,674.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Roth, Alvin
TitlePRESIDENT-ELECT    
Name of key/compensated personALvin E ROTH    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org3.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Rouse, Cecilia
TitleBoardVice President   
Name of key/compensated personCECILIA E ROUSECECILIA E ROUSE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org0.501.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Rousseau, Peter
TitleSecretary/TREASSecretary/TREASSECRETARY/TREAS  
Name of key/compensated personPETER L ROUSSEAUPETER L ROUSSEAUPETER L ROUSSEAU  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org20.0020.0020.00  
Reportable compensation from org$171,287.00$165,762.00$187,234.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$25,991.00$25,009.00$19,096.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Shapiro, Matthew
TitleEDITOR, AEJ - Econ PolEDITOR, AEJ - Econ PolEDITOR, AEJ  
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW D SHAPIROMATTHEW D SHAPIROMATTHEW D SHAPIRO  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org8.008.008.00  
Reportable compensation from org$78,658.00$76,740.00$74,686.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,866.00$7,674.00$7,469.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Shiller, Robert
TitlePRESIDENTPresident-Elect   
Name of key/compensated personROBERT J SHILLERROBERT J SHILLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.003.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Siegfried, John
Title  ASST SEC/TREAS  
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN SIEGFRIED  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  10.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $85,233.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $12,786.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Sims, Christopher
Title bOARDEX-OFFICIO  
Name of key/compensated person CHRISTOPHER A SIMSCHRISTOPHER A SIMS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.501.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Taylor, Timothy
TitleJEP MANAG EDITORJEP MANAG EDITORJEP MANAG EDITOR  
Name of key/compensated personTIMOTHY TAYLORTIMOTHY TAYLORTIMOTHY TAYLOR  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$172,618.00$168,516.00$164,004.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$43,573.00$41,201.00$39,586.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Thaler, Richard
TitleEX-OFFICIOPresidentPRESIDENT - ELECT  
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD H THALERRICHARD H THALERRICHARD H THALER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.002.003.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Voros, Jane
TitleDIR PUB SVCSDIR PUB SVCSDIR PUB SVCS  
Name of key/compensated personJANE EMILY VOROSJANE EMILY VOROSJANE EMILY VOROS  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$154,248.00$121,517.00$137,280.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$25,353.00$20,721.00$20,651.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Woodford, Michael
Title  BOARD  
Name of key/compensated person  MICHAEL WOODFORD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSee Schedule OSee Schedule OSEE SCHEDULE O  
Program service expenses, total$9,687,942.00$8,861,810.00$8,776,744.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
AEA IN CONJUNCTION WITH APPROXIMATELY 55 ASSOCIATIONS IN RELATED DISCIPLINES, HOLDS A THREE-DAY MEETING EACH JANUARY TO PRESENT PAPERS ON GENERAL ECONOMIC SUBJECTS. OVER 500 SCHOLARLY SESSIONS ARE HELD. MORE THAN 10,000 PEOPLE CONSISTENTLY ATTEND THE MEETING.
Program expenses  $1,226,801.00  
Program revenue  $3,871,423.00  
Program description  AEA IN CONJUNCTION WITH APPROXIMATELY 55 ASSOCIATIONS IN RELATED DISCIPLINES, HOLDS A THREE-DAY MEETING EACH JANUARY TO PRESENT PAPERS ON GENERAL ECONOMIC SUBJECTS. OVER 500 SCHOLARLY SESSIONS ARE HELD. MORE THAN 10,000 PEOPLE CONSISTENTLY ATTEND THE MEETING.  
PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF "ECONLIT" - A DATABASE OF ECONOMIC PAPERS, ARTICLES, ETC FROM TOP ECONOMIC SOURCES WHICH CAN BE USED FOR RESEARCH.
Program expenses$911,196.00$830,532.00$891,968.00  
Program revenue$5,221,407.00$5,001,743.00$5,054,632.00  
Program descriptionPRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF "ECONLIT" - A DATABASE OF ECONOMIC PAPERS, ARTICLES, ETC FROM TOP ECONOMIC SOURCES WHICH CAN BE USED FOR RESEARCH.PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF "ECONLIT" - A DATABASE OF ECONOMIC PAPERS, ARTICLES, ETC FROM TOP ECONOMIC SOURCES WHICH CAN BE USED FOR RESEARCH, ETC.PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF "ECONLIT" - A DATABASE OF ECONOMIC PAPERS, ARTICLES, ETC FROM TOP ECONOMIC SOURCES WHICH CAN BE USED FOR RESEARCH, ETC.  
PUBLISHING OF "AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES," "AEJ:ECONOMIC POLICY," "AEJ:APPLIED ECONOMICS," "AEJ:MACROECONOMICS, AND "AEJ:MICROECONOMICS." APPROXIMATELY 22,000 MEMBERS AND SUBSCRIBERS SERVED.
Program expenses$5,767,602.00$5,625,421.00$5,549,088.00  
Program revenue$2,725,386.00$2,800,182.00$194,790.00  
Program descriptionPUBLISHING OF "AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES," "AEJ:ECONOMIC POLICY," "AEJ:APPLIED ECONOMICS," "AEJ:MACROECONOMICS, AND "AEJ:MICROECONOMICS." APPROXIMATELY 22,000 MEMBERS AND SUBSCRIBERS SERVED.PUBLISHING OF "AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES," "AEJ:ECONOMIC POLICY," "AEJ:APPLIED ECONOMICS," "AEJ:MACROECONOMICS, AND "AEJ:MICROECONOMICS." APPROXIMATELY 22,000 MEMBERS AND SUBSCRIBERS SERVED.PUBLISHING OF "AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE," "JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES," "AEJ:ECONOMIC POLICY," "AEJ:APPLIED ECONOMICS," "AEJ:MACROECONOMICS," AND "AEJ:MICROECONOMICS." APPROXIMATELY 22,000 MEMBERS AND SUBSCRIBERS SERVED.  
The AEA holds conferences and programs throughout the year including the Annual Meeting - where the AEA in conjunction with 56 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. Other conference/workshops held include the AEA Summer Program, Continuing Education Conference, CeMent workshops and the CTREE Conference.
Program expenses$1,984,696.00$1,681,981.00   
Program revenue$1,331,107.00$1,275,580.00   
Program descriptionThe AEA holds conferences and programs throughout the year including the Annual Meeting - where the AEA in conjunction with 56 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. Other conference/workshops held include the AEA Summer Program, Continuing Education Conference, CeMent workshops and the CTREE Conference.The AEA holds conferences and programs throughtout the year including the Annual Meeting - where the AEA in conjunction with 56 associations in related disciplines known as the Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA), holds a three-day meeting each January to present papers on general economics topics. Other conference/workshops held include the AEA Summer Program, Continuing Education Conference, CeMent workshops and the CTREE Conference.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$11,507,248.00$12,079,435.00$11,286,256.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,200.00$26,100.00$2,737,888.00$3,058,627.00$3,281,639.00
Investment income, current yr$1,044,138.00$1,719,610.00$995,329.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,200.00$26,100.00$2,737,888.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$77,850.00$73,300.00$82,650.00  
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$51,751.00$50,047.00$55,392.00  
Program service revenue (total)$10,460,910.00$10,333,725.00$7,553,039.00$7,442,110.00$6,049,200.00
Gross receipts$12,295,379.00$13,293,107.00$11,788,223.00  
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues  $2,658,387.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$2,200.00$26,100.00$79,501.00  
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,032,269.00$1,100,282.00$997,296.00  
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$10,969,874.00$10,097,763.00$9,926,092.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $9,687,942.00$8,861,810.00$8,776,744.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$1,281,932.00$1,235,953.00$1,149,348.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$116,789.00$111,152.00$109,303.00  
Legal fees (total)$7,901.00$385.00$7,104.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$39,770,749.00$37,353,788.00$37,228,277.00$28,572,855.00$24,560,166.00
Total assets, beginning of year$37,353,788.00$37,228,277.00$34,023,129.00  
Total liabilities$3,558,465.00$3,812,808.00$3,642,259.00$3,949,930.00$3,508,551.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,812,808.00$3,642,259.00$3,666,608.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$36,067,688.00$33,392,672.00$33,418,805.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$144,596.00$148,308.00$167,213.00  
Net assets$36,212,284.00$33,540,980.00$33,586,018.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$33,540,980.00$33,586,018.00$30,356,521.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$35,260,846.00$32,883,983.00$33,116,154.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$537,374.00$1,981,672.00$1,360,164.00  
Advertising (total)$33,388.00$9,498.00$250.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$1,547,666.00$1,527,320.00$1,258,329.00  
Accounts receivable, net$2,191,687.00$2,228,634.00$2,295,128.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$386,646.00$209,767.00$306,692.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$637,921.00$747,852.00$630,107.00  
Deferred revenue$2,920,544.00$3,064,956.00$3,012,152.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$36,212,284.00$33,540,980.00$33,586,018.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$172,971.00$60,612.00$20,197.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members131212  
Number of independent voting members131212  
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01  
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012012-12-012011-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrueTrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-102017-02-212015-09-21  
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0  
Filing identifier201713189349304666201613139349301256201502269349302220  
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