ITAM-PIER Conference on Macroeconomics
Mexico City, 21-22 August 2014
The Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
(ITAM) and the Pennsylvania Institute for Economic Research (PIER) of the
University of Pennsylvania will inaugurate this summer an annual conference
series on Macroeconomics. This
series builds on and replaces the former ITAM Summer Camp in Macroeconomics.
The conference will alternate between
Mexico City and Philadelphia, starting this year with the first conference in
the ITAM Santa Teresa Campus in Mexico City. The conference will last for two
days, from August 21st to 22nd, 2014. We expect to cover about ten papers in
The goal of this conference series is to
bring together researchers from around the world to discuss frontier articles
in the leading topics in Macroeconomics. The focus of the conference is very
broad, aiming to include theoretical and empirical work, work with a positive
or normative focus, as well as work from either a domestic or international
This year, we are looking for new papers
focusing on the broad theme of fiscal policy, financial intermediation, and
their implications for the real economy.
The range of topics spanning this main
theme is very large, and we welcome submissions from all of their angles,
including but not limited to:
frictions and productivity
debt dynamics and sustainability
and external sovereign debt crises
debt and private financial intermediation
Macroeconomic aspects of financial regulation.
frictions in the analysis of exchange rate policy and capital controls
The submission deadline is May 20th, 2014. Authors
of selected papers will be notified by June 20th. Papers should be submitted in
electronic format (PDF) to email@example.com. More information can be found at
the web-page http://economia.itam.mx/summer.
The organization will reimburse
participants for their plane tickets and taxis, and will provide up to three
nights of hotel.
We hope to see you in Mexico City!
The Program Committee