University of Pennsylvania

To establish the Macro Finance Society as a catalyst, forum, and disseminator for research by macro and financial economists

  • Amount $332,457
  • City Philadelphia, PA
  • Investigator Nikolai Roussanov
  • Initiative Economic Implications of the Great Recession (EIGR)
  • Year 2015
  • Program Research
  • Sub-program Economic Institutions, Behavior, & Performance

Funds from this grant continue support to the Macro Finance Society (MFS) a group of prominent scholars in economics and finance who first came together in 2013 to advance the development of macroeconomic models that incorporate our best thinking about the interaction between the real economy and the financial sector. Grant funds will support a host of related activities over the next two years, including a series of biannual workshops and associated outreach activities, the development of a lasting repository for relevant data and code, the creation of a long-term financial sustainability plan for the society, and operational funds to offset the professional research and travel of members.

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