Update on IARIW Activities from the Executive Director: May 18, 2022

To: IARIW Membership

May 18, 2022

Dear IARIW Member,

The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW) is pleased to announce 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 serve 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

General Conference Registration

As previously announced, 37th IARIW General 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 concurrent time slot will be livestreamed to those unable to attend in person.

The year 2022 is the 75th anniversary of the establishment ns of the IARIW in 1947. To mark this occasion, the program committee has organized a special plenary session on past progress in the field of income and wealth research and future challenges, with papers by three distinguished members of the Association.

The conference website constructed by STATEC is found at www.iariw2022.lu

Registration is now open. Note that evening meals are included in the conference package this year. Delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodation. A list of hotels can be found on the conference website.

Around 150 papers on income and wealth issues will be presented at the conference. The preliminary conference program is posted at https://iariw.org/iariw-37th-general-conference-luxembourg-august-22-26-2022/

Nominations Open for New Members of the IARIW Council

Four members are to be elected to the Council for the 2022-2026 period. The call for nominations is posted at https://iariw.org/call-for-2022-nominations-to-the-iariw-council/. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2022 at midnight EDT. An email ballot will be distributed to members shortly thereafter.

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/.

Due to the delay in the conference, the program has been expanded with two additional Covid-19-related sessions. Persons interested in presenting a paper in these sessions can find the submission portal at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWyobf16feRR6cCe-DnFNoUjNcSM7sQFTiaArasN2j7oswog/viewform. The deadline for submissions of proposals is June 30, 2022 with decisions by July 31.

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.

Membership Renewals

Individual members who had not prepaid their 2022 dues will have received in January an invoice by email. If you have not already paid your dues for 2022, you are asked to do so as soon as possible. Membership dues can be paid by going to the membership renewal portal on the IARIW website at https://iariw.org/membership-account/membership-renewal/ or going directly to http://old.iariw.org/payment.php


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
Website: www.iariw.org