Update on IARIW Activities from the Executive Director: June 23, 2022

To: IARIW Membership

June 23, 2022

Dear IARIW Member,

June 30 Deadline for Regular General Conference Registration

IARIW members are reminded that June 30 is the last day for registration for the 37th IARIW General Conference at the regular rate. A late fee applies to the package starting July 1. The conference website is found at www.iariw2022.lu.

The conference will take place at the Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg from the evening of Monday, August 22 to Friday August 26, 2022. The conference will be an in-person event with no remote presentations. Plenary sessions and one of the concurrent sessions in each time slot will be livestreamed to those unable to attend in person. The conference program, as of June 23, is posted at https://iariw.org/iariw-37th-general-conference-luxembourg-august-22-26-2022/.

Please note that for the conference we will be following the Luxembourg Government COVID-19 requirements. To view the latest information on sanitary measures, please click here. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at the conference. Participants are encouraged to wear masks when not eating, drinking or presenting.

IARIW Training Session on the SNA Update

As announced last month, the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) is holding the training session “Advancing the SNA Measurement Framework: Priorities in the System of National Accounts” that will be offered to the IARIW membership in person in Luxembourg August 21-22, 2022 immediately before the 37th IARIW General Conference.

This two-day training session, organized by IARIW President-Elect Catherine van Rompaey from the World Bank, will focus on three priority areas of the upcoming update to 2008 System of National Accounts standards: Globalization, Digitalization and Wellbeing and Sustainability. Presenters are key contributors to the SNA update process. Background materials on emerging new SNA guidance will be provided to participants, who will benefit from first-hand exposure to recent challenges in the System of National Accounts update process. Details on this training session are found at https://iariw.org/training-session-on-advancing-the-sna/.

The session is open to all members of the IARIW, both individual members and persons employed by institutional members. There is no registration fee. The number of spaces in the session is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Members are encouraged to register as soon as possible. The registration portal is found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGEjhSteUUHXRhm3ZthYbU-kkcrJEDDBMXGjDzjbTbxINOFA/viewform?usp=pp_url.

IARIW Code of Conduct

At a recent extraordinary Council Meeting, Council approved an IARIW Code of Conduct. This can be found on the IARIW website. The intent of the Code is summarized by the stated Association Principles:

  • The Association strives to provide an environment for events and other activities that are safe, free from discrimination and harassment, and that encourage and promote intellectual freedom as well as freedom of expression and exchange of ideas.


  • The Association does not tolerate bullying, sexual or non-sexual harassment or abuse, or any form of discrimination on grounds of age, race, nationality, gender, sexuality, religion, disability, ethnicity, marital status, political affiliation or culture.


New Members of the IARIW Council

The deadline for nominations for the IARIW Council for the 2022-2026 term has now passed. Four nominations for the four positions were received. This means that an election for Council members will not be held. The four new Council members are Wendy Li from Moon Economics Institute, Sanjiv Mahajan from the UK Office of National Statistics, Rebecca Riley from the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCOE) and Jorrit Zwijnenburg from the OECD. Congratulations to the new Council members. Bios of the new members are found at https://iariw.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/New-Elected-Council-Members-for-the-2022-2026-Term.pdf.

Special Conference on Income, Wealth and Well-being in Africa in November 11-13, 2022

The IARIW, in collaboration with the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics, has organized a special conference entitled “Measuring Income, Wealth and Well-being in Africa.” After two postponements because of the pandemic, the conference will now take place November 11-13, 2022 in Arusha, Tanzania. The preliminary conference program is posted at https://iariw.org/iariw-tnbs-conference-program/. Registration is now open. There is no registration fee for IARIW members. The registration portal is found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfyqFrPU1p3nR6FEkQm5-SFrywO6IPDCOrwkWhjpdhKD_cbdQ/viewform.

Special Conference on Central Banks, Financial Markets and Inequality, March 29-April 1, 2023

The IARIW, in partnership with the Bank of Italy, is organizing a conference entitled ”Central Banks, Financial Markets and Inequality” in Naples, Italy on March 29-April 1, 2023. The call for papers for the conference is posted at https://iariw.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Call-for-Papers-IARIW-BOI.pdf . Additional information on the conference is posted at https://iariw.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Proposal-IARIW-Bank-of-Italy.pdf.

The portal for submission of proposals for papers is now open. The deadline is August 31, 2022. Submission of proposals are now being accepted at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxq1izPu6IvAI3_fIVVtj_wluIrzbgJqCQTvjrrT0CJ8OwaA/viewform.


Andrew Sharpe
Executive Director
International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
710-151 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5H3

Tel: +1 (613) 233-8891
Fax: +1 (613) 233-8250
Email: andrew.sharpe@csls.ca
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