Macroeconomics conference to be held here in August

Sandeep Mazumder

The 14th Annual Conference of Macroeconomists from Liberal Arts Colleges will be held at Wake Forest on Aug. 7 and 8.

At the conference, macroeconomists from liberal arts schools nationwide will gather to present their research to one another in an effort to promote high-quality research and collaboration, according to Sandeep Mazumder, associate professor of economics and chair of the Department of Economics.  Mazumder is the conference’s lead organizer.

He added that the conference is also aimed at helping junior faculty members and faculty members from under-represented groups.

Some of the colleges and universities represented will include Pomona College, Sewanee: The University of the South, Davidson College, Vassar College and the University of Richmond.

Last year’s conference was held at Davidson College.

For more information, visit the conference’s website.