NEA was founded in 1969 as the Caucus of Black Economists to promote the professional lives of minorities within the profession. NEA is interested in producing and distributing knowledge of economic issues that are of interest to promoting economic growth among native and immigrant African Americans, Latinos, and other people of color.
RES promotes the study of economic science. RES publishes The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal; holds its Annual Conference, a major international gathering of academic economists; engages with the media and with the policy communities; and supports education, training and career development of economists
The purpose of SEA is to further the education of scholars and the public in economic affairs. SEA seeks to stimulate interest in and disseminate results of recent research in theory and applied economics.
The purposes of WEAI are: a) the encouragement of economic research and discussion; b) the encouragement of freedom in economic discussion; and c) the issuance of publications for the purpose of disseminating knowledge on economic subjects. WEAI's principal activities include publishing two refereed quarterly journals, Economic Inquiry and Contemporary Economic Policy, and staging scholarly conferences.