Gonville and Caius College

Call for Papers - 1st Annual Cambridge Alumni in Macro (CAM) Conference

9th and 10th May, 2024

Together with the Janeway Institute, the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge is hosting the first edition of its Cambridge Alumni in Macro (CAM) conference. The aim of the conference is to bring together macroeconomic researchers with links to Cambridge in order to build networks across generations of alumni and also with current students.

Professor Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University) has kindly agreed to provide a keynote speech at the conference. She is the Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard and founder of the Social Economics Lab. She is a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Center for Economic Policy Research, the Econometric Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Since 2018, she is a member of the French council of Economic Advisers (CAE).

Stefanie studies the taxation of firms and individuals, as well as how people understand, perceive, and form their attitudes towards public policies. Her work has centered around the long-lasting effects of tax policy – on innovation, education, and wealth. Stefanie has also explored people’s attitudes towards taxation, health care, immigration policies, environmental policies, race, and social mobility using large-scale Social Economics Surveys and Experiments.

Eligibility and Submission Criteria
We invite submissions of theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of macroeconomics and from University of Cambridge alumni broadly defined. In addition to those who completed their Ph.D. at the Faculty of Economics, we are also keen to receive submissions from macroeconomists who completed any degree at the University of Cambridge or who have previously worked at the University at any level.

Please submit your paper or extended abstract by 12th January 2024, via this form (https://forms.gle/ZHnXz9FZXH6qRPWn9). If you do not have a Google account, you can email your submission to us at CambridgeMacroAlumniConference@gmail.com. In your submission, please briefly state your link to the University of Cambridge.

The conference will take place at the Cavonius Centre of Gonville & Caius College, West Road, Cambridge. The event will be held in person.

We aim to open the event to as many alumni as possible and hope to accommodate as many papers as possible. If you would like to attend, or are interested in discussing a paper, regardless of whether you present your paper, please let us know in your submission.

Maarten De Ridder (London School of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics)
Simon Lloyd (Bank of England and Centre for Macroeconomics)
Margit Reischer (Georgetown University)

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