Membership FAQs

1. What are the benefits of AERE membership?

AERE members enjoy several benefits, including:

  • Access to the latest research in environmental and resource economics through free online subscriptions to the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE) and the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (REEP).
  • Opportunities to present research at various conferences and workshops, such as the AERE Summer Conference, the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, and sessions at meetings of organizations like the American Economic Association (AEA).
  • Reduced registration fees for the AERE Summer Conference and other key events.
  • Networking opportunities through member-only luncheons and events​​.

2. How much does AERE membership cost?

Membership rates vary:

  • Individual membership: $89 per year, with a 10% discount for a 3-year membership.
  • Student membership: $25 per year.
  • University membership: $400 per year, or $999 for three years.
  • Institutional membership: $1,000 per year, or $2,850 for three years.
  • Discounted rates are available for residents of low, lower-middle, and upper-middle income nations as defined by the World Bank, at $20 per year.

3. How can I join AERE?

You can join AERE by visiting their membership page on the website and selecting the appropriate membership category. The process involves completing a membership form and making the required payment. Memberships purchased between January 1 and October 1 apply to the current calendar year, while memberships purchased on or after October 1 apply to the next calendar year​.

4. What is the duration of AERE membership?

AERE memberships follow the calendar year, running from January to December. Renewals are typically done annually, but there are options for multi-year memberships with discounts​​.

5. Are there any benefits for students who join AERE?

Yes, student members enjoy the same benefits as individual members but at a substantially reduced rate of $25 per year. This includes access to journals, reduced conference fees, and networking opportunities​​.

6. How does AERE support diversity, equity, and inclusion?

AERE is committed to fostering an inclusive environment across its activities. This includes diversity in conference participation, leadership roles, and adherence to a code of conduct that prohibits discrimination and harassment. The organization also has a standing committee dedicated to promoting equity and inclusion​.

7. Can institutions become members of AERE?

Yes, both universities and other institutions can become members. University memberships offer benefits like complimentary individual and student memberships, free job postings, and special recognition. Institutional memberships provide dual memberships, free job postings, conference registrations, and sponsorship listings​​.

For more detailed information and to join AERE, you can visit our Membership Page.