Midwest Macroeconomic Meetings

November 2-4, 2018
hosted by the
Department of Economics 
Vanderbilt University
and the
Midwest Macroeconomics Group
Plenary Speakers
Ellen McGrattan
University of 
Joseph Kaboski
University of 
Notre Dame

Key dates

The deadline for submissions (August 15) has past, notifications of acceptance were sent on September 14th. As of October 1, 114 faculty and 52 PhD students have registered for the conference.

The paper submission portal is now closed, but registrations are still being taken via Conference Maker: Conference Maker Registration portal

As of October 1, 95 participants have booked their hotel reservations. The hotel cannot guarantee available or conference rates after October 2, 2018 click here to book now!


Welcome to the Holiday Inn Nashville Vanderbilt

Holiday Inn 2613 West End Ave Nashville, Tennessee, 37203

We have reserved 175 rooms at the conference room rate of $199.00 plus 15.25% state and local tax and a $2.50 per room, per night, city occupancy tax.  All individuals on the conference program must register and book their rooms by October 2, 2018 to secure their place on the final conference program. All rooms not booked by this date are released back to the hotel.

Conference Program

The conference sessions will begin on Friday afternoon and ends Sunday at noon.  The link to the detailed conference agenda is displayed below in red.

Conference Program Details 

Each session is 90 minutes, there are 3 papers per session (thus 30 minutes per presentation). The last presenter is the session chair.

Banquet at the Wildhorse Saloon

The conference banquet will take place at the iconic Wildhorse Saloon featuring live entertainment. Seating will be on the second floor balconies overlooking the dance floor.

Image result for Wildhorse saloon Co-Chairs:

Mario J. Crucini
Hyunseung Oh
Program committee:
Mario J. Crucini 
Robert A. Driskill 
Benjamin Eden 
Kevin Huang 
Gregory Huffman
Atsushi Inoue 
Kathleen McKiernan 
Andrea Moro 
Hyunseung Oh 
Peter Rousseau

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