Society for the Development of Austrian Economics

Upcoming Conference

2019 SDAE

The annual dinner and business meeting of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics will be held during the Southern Economics Association annual meetings

November 23-25, 2019 | Fort Lauderdale, FL  

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa

Call for papers

Members interested in presenting papers or proposing entire panels should submit proposals by Friday, April 5, 2019

Please submit papers and panels on this form.

All paper submissions must include the paper title, two JEL-Codes, an abstract of no more than 150 words (1200 characters), as well as the following information for each co-author:

1. First name
2. Last name
3. Affiliation (Institution)
4. Street Address
5. City, State
6. ZIP Code
7. Phone Number
8. Email Address

If you are proposing a paper for presentation, we assume that you will serve as a chair or discussant (if needed) for at least one other conference session.

Each session during the SEA meetings lasts one hour and forty-five minutes with typically four presentations per session.

The conference organizers have to be free to place your paper or panel on any of the conference days; thus, we do not have the ability to schedule presentations on a specific day. 

If your paper or panel is accepted for presentation, participation is expected and SEA conference registration is required.

SDAE members who are current in their annual membership dues are given priority for panels.

Questions may be direction to Adam Martin (

Dinner Details

The 2019 SDAE dinner and business meeting will take place on Sunday, November 24th at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa (Grand Salon E of the Grand Ballroom). We will present the annual best book and best article SDAE prizes and recognize the Lavoie Prize and Menger Contest winners, and our business meeting.

We will start with a reception from 7:00pm to 8:00pm and then continue with dinner and programming at 8:00pm. The cost of this year’s dinner is $155 ($135 for students) and includes membership in the SDAE. Please register via this survey by Friday, November 8, 2019.

The entrée choices are:

  • 8oz Filet Mignon with Cabernet Sauce, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Florida Farm Vegetables

  • Seared Black Grouper with Red Wine Butter, Sweet Corn pudding, Fennel Tomato Slaw

  • Seared Cilantro Lime Chicken Breast with Sweet Potato, Chorizo Hash, Florida Farm Vegetables

  • Chef’s Vegan Selection

A cash bar will be available during the reception and dinner. All attendees will receive one drink ticket for the bar.

To save time at the door, payment in advanced is strongly encouraged. Details on paying via PayPal (preferred) or check are included on the registration site.


2019 SDAE Prizes

The SDAE is currently accepting nominations for the best book and best article recently published in Austrian Economics The following conditions apply:

1.     The books and articles nominated must have been published between January 1, 2017 and August 31, 2019. Edited volumes and short monographs are not eligible for the book prize.

2.     Nominations should be submitted via this survey.

3.     All nominations must be received no later than October 12, 2019.

4.     Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Questions may be directed to Adam Martin (

Details for the Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Contest will be announced soon.

The Carl Menger Undergraduate Essay Contest deadline for 2019 has passed. Information on the winners can be found here. Submissions for 2020 will open this fall and be due by June 2020.