Conference of Macroeconomists from Liberal Arts Colleges

Welcome to the web site for the conference of macroeconomists from liberal arts colleges. The conference brings together researchers from liberal arts colleges with interests in macroeconomics and finance.

The 2022 conference was held August 10-11 at Middlebury College in Vermont. Here is the program: LACM Middlebury.

The 2023 conference will be held August 10-11 at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Here is the Call for Papers.

If you are interested in joining the group, please email Dean Croushore at

Last year, we began organizing interest sub-groups for Liberal Arts Macroeconomists. If you have not yet joined a group and are interested in joining one of the groups, please contact the leader, who is listed below. There may be additional groups forming.

Group Leader Leader email address
Business Cycles Ethan Struby
Finance Abigail Hornstein
Growth Manisha Goel
International Macro Kristina Sargent
Labor / Household Rob Lester
Monetary Policy Dean Croushore
Theory / Applied Theory Erin Cottle Hunt



Past Conferences

You can send a question about the groups or the conference to this email address: