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 2023 conference was held August 10-11 at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. The program is here.

The 2024 conference will be held at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

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

We currently have seven different 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.

Group Leader Leader email address
Business Cycles Konstantin Platonov
Finance Abigail Hornstein
Growth Manisha Goel
International Macro Mishita Mehra

Menna Bizuneh Fikru

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: