Haslam College of Business Building

Midwest International Trade & Theory Conference


Join the Haslam College of Business Department of Economics for the Midwest International Trade & Theory Conference

April 28 – 30, 2023

Location
University of Tennessee, Knoxville – Student Union

Call For Papers


Deadline: Feburary 25, 11:59 pm, EST.
We plan to post a preliminary program by March 20, 2023.

Paper submissions for the International Trade meetings will be evaluated by a scientific committee coordinated by Ray Riezman. Paper submissions for the Economic Theory meetings will be evaluated by a scientific committee coordinated by Scott Gilpatric and Matt Van Essen.

It is acceptable to make submissions to both conferences, but if you do submit to both, please notify both program coordinators by e-mail so that we can avoid conflicts.

Conference Details


Registration: There is NO fee for registration or submission of papers.

Location: Student Union

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Airport: McGhee Tyson Airport

Airport Transportation: Taxi, Uber, Lyft, or car rental.

Parking: White Avenue Garage, Vol Hall Parking Garage, $5 with QR code on exit

Hotel Information: We have several options with limited room blocks available. Please book your accommodations early.

Thank you to University of Tennessee’s SARIF Scholarly Project Fund and the Haslam College of Business for supporting the conference.


For questions please contact:
Beth Weissmueller
bweissmu@utk.edu
865-974-1697

Agenda


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FRIDAY, APRIL 28Check-In:
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

PM Break:
1:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
(SU 262A & 362A)


Afternoon session:
2:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 29Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Morning session:
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

AM Break:
10:30 a.m. – 11:00a.m.

Lunch:
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.,

Afternoon session:
2:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

PM Break:
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres:
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, APRIL 30Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Morning session:
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

AM Break:
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

***All breaks and meals on the 2nd floor unless otherwise indicated***

Lodging


Below is the hotel information for the Knoxville area. We have several options with limited room blocks available. Please book your accommodations early.

The Graduate Hotel

The Graduate

*The cutoff date to book is March 31, 2023

1706 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916

Phone: 845-437-5500
Group code: 2023MEC

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