What is LAEF?

Furthering research in growth
and fluctuations of aggregate economies.

"[I]t is distressing how often one can guess the answer given to an economic question merely by knowing who asked it."

-George J. Stigler, 1946

Upcoming Conferences

XXIV Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics in Vigo, Spain. July 9-11, 2019

On behalf of the Research Group in Economic Analysis (RGEA) of the Universidade de Vigo and the Scientific Committee it is a great pleasure to announce the XXIV Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics sponsored by LAEF which will be held in Soutomaior (Pontevedra, Spain). The academic organizer is Jaime Alonso-Carrera, Professor of Economics at the University of Vigo. For more information please go to http://workshop.webs.uvigo.es/.

10th Advances in Macro-Finance Tepper-LAEF Conference at CMU. September 20-21, 2019

The Tepper School of Business and LAEF will hold the 10th conference on Advances in Macro-Finance, designed to bring together leading scholars in the field. The focus of the conference is on research at the intersection of macroeconomics and finance. We welcome both theoretical and empirical research on topics including, but not limited to: impact of financial and investment frictions; labor markets; credit risk and corporate financing; models of risk premia; determinants of income and wealth inequality; household finance; and taxation.

Spring 2018

In this issue: Women in Macroeconomics and XXIII Workshop on Dynamic Macroeconomics

Winter 2018

In this issue: Over the Counter Markets and Securities 2nd Workshop and The New Frontier in Business Cycle Research

Autumn 2017

In this issue: 8th Advances in Macro-Finance Tepper-LAEF and Why Government Does Whatever It Is That the Government Does