Tuesday, August 1

Financial Economics: Corporate Finance. 4:00-6:00.

¤  Discussant: Heather Montgomery (ICU).

¤  Discussant: Michelle Zemel (Pomona).

¤  Discussant: Abigail Hornstein (Wesleyan).

¤  Discussant: Margaret (Gretchen) Lay (Mt Holyoke).


Wednesday, August 2

Financial Economics: Asset Pricing. 9:30-11:30.

¤  Discussant: Marketa Wolfe (Skidmore).

¤  Discussant: Ben Keefer (Carleton).

¤  Discussant: Ethan Struby (Carleton).

¤  Discussant: PJ Glandon (Kenyon).


Informal lunch: 11:30-12:30.


Welcome: 12:30.


Money and Banking.1:00-3:00.

¤  Discussant: Carola Binder (Haverford)

¤  Discussant: Dean Croushore (Richmond).

¤  Discussant: Karl Boulware (Wesleyan).

¤  Discussant: Peter Summers (High Point).


Coffee break: 3:00-3:30.


Open Economy. 3:30-5:30.

¤  Discussant: Stephen Nicar (Franklin & Marshall).

¤  Discussant: Liang Ding (Macalester).

¤  Discussant: Jaya Jha (Davidson).

¤  Discussant: Pierangelo De Pace (Pomona).


Reception and dinner in uptown Charlotte6:00-9:00 (bus leaves from WALL building at 5:45pm)

  • Plenary dinner panel: “Succeeding as a Teacher-Scholar Pre-Tenure & Beyond”

¤  Dean Croushore (Richmond)

¤  Lewis Davis (Union)

¤  Abigail Hornstein (Wesleyan)


Thursday, August 3

Breakfast on your own: 8:30-9:30. Concurrent breakfast meeting for future workshop organizers (WALL 243).


Fiscal Policy and Business Cycles. 9:45-11:45.

¤  Discussant: Ahmed Rahman (USNA).

¤  Discussant: Olena Staveley-O’Carroll (Holy Cross).

¤  Discussant: Sherry Yu (New College of Florida).

¤  Discussant: Esteban Argudo (Vassar).


Teaching Forums: 11:45-1:15.

  • Inclusive Teaching in Macroeconomics: Vikram Kumar and Caleb Stroup (Davidson)
  • Macroeconomics and the Economics Major: PJ Glandon (Kenyon)
  • Political Discussions During Class: Julie Smith (Lafayette)
  • Techniques for Active Learning in Macroeconomics: Bob Rebelien (Vassar)


Labor Market. 1:30-3:30.

¤  Discussant: M. Saif Mehkari (Richmond).

¤  Discussant: Daniel Riera-Crichton (Bates).

¤  Discussant: Lewis Davis (Union).

¤  Discussant: Shyam Gouri Suresh (Davidson).



  • All finance, macro, and teaching breakout sessions will be held in the Wall Academic Center.
  • Main finance and macro sessions will be held in Wall 320.