2nd MEBDI Fall Conference on Big Data in Macroeconomics, in collaboration with LAEF

The Minnesota Economics Big Data Institute (MEBDI) will hold the 2nd MEBDI Fall Conference on Big Data in Macroeconomics in collaboration with the Lab for Aggregate Economics and Finance on Friday, October 14 - Saturday, October 15th, 2022

September 30, 2022

This conference aims to bring together senior and junior researchers who analyze big data through the lens of economic models to study a wide range of issues in macroeconomics, broadly defined. We welcome papers that combine big data and models in novel ways on topics that include (but are not limited to): inequality in consumption, income, wealth, health, and others; labor markets, taxation, redistribution, household finance, macro-finance, international macro, and any topic related to the post-pandemic economy. Theoretical papers on the economics of big data are also of interest Funding is available for presenters. The conference will take place at the Upham Hotel Garden room which is located in Santa Barbara.

Organizers: Fatih Guvenen, Loukas Karabarbounis, and Peter Rupert.