Call for Papers: 1st European Midwest Micro/Macro Conference (EM3C)

Call for Papers

05-06 October 2018, Bonn

On October 05-06, 2018, the 1st European Midwest Micro/Macro Conference (EM3C) will take place in Bonn. The conference will focus on the role of microdata for macroeconomics. Microdata for the purposes of EM3C is broadly defined and includes (but is not limited to) survey data, administrative data, experimental data, expectations data, etc. Work with new, previously unexplored microdata is especially welcome. The macro part of EM3C is also broadly defined and includes growth and business cycle topics, fiscal and monetary policy, consumption, investment, labor topics, price setting, sentiment and uncertainty research, etc.

The conference is hosted by the Institute of Macroeconomics and Econometrics of Bonn University. EM3C is a joint initiative of R├╝diger Bachmann (University of Notre Dame), Scott R. Baker (Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management), Kyle Herkenhoff (University of Minnesota), Kurt Mitman (Stockholm University Institute for International Economic Studies), and Michael Weber (The University of Chicago Booth School of Business) and the local organizers Christian Bayer, Benjamin Born, and Moritz Kuhn.

The deadline for submission of papers or extended abstracts is 31 May 2018. Preference is given to completed papers over abstracts. Submissions must be done electronically using the following email: with just EMMMC in the subject line (there is no need for further text in the body of the email). Authors of submitted papers will be notified before 30 June 2018.

There is no travel funding available, but up to 2 hotel nights (for overseas participants up to 3 hotel nights) will be covered. Financial support is provided by the ERC, the research training group “Macroeconomics of Inequality”, and the Hausdorff Center of Mathematics of Bonn University.