LAC Finance Workshop

Faculty at liberal arts colleges with teaching and/or research interests in financial economics are invited to join our community by emailing the organizer, Abigail Hornstein. While I identify as an applied micro-economist, this group is a sub-group of the Conference of Macroeconomists from Liberal Arts Colleges.

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The Fall 2022 programming will be held on zoom, with the link emailed roughly a week prior to registered faculty. We have planned

  • Thursday October 27, 7:30-8:30pm EST – social hour
  • Friday December 16, 2-5:30pm EST – mini-conference featuring (in alphabetical order until we determine actual ordering) Ethan Struby, Shannon Mudd, Tanseli Savaser, and Yang Fan, followed by a social hour.

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The Spring 2022 workshop will be held on zoom, with the link emailed roughly a week prior to registered faculty. The tentative schedule is:

Friday January 14, 2-3 pm EST – social hour

Thursday February 24 (rescheduled), 7-8 pm EST – Dan Tortorice will present “A Theory of Social Impact Bonds”

Friday March 18, 1:30-3 pm EST – Steven Schmeiser will present “Board of Discord”

Thursday April 21, 7-8:30 pm EST – Tanseli Savaser will present “Does trade secret protection promote business entry rates in the US” (joint with Asli Leblebicioglu & Elif Sisli Ciamarra)

The schedule for May onwards will be determined in March/April; please contact Abigail if you’d like to present research (whether preliminary or advanced).