2018 CARE Conference

Location: Lansdowne Resort

Accounting and the Macroeconomy

Join us as we bring practitioners and academics together to discuss key issues at the intersection of accounting and macroeconomics, including:

  • Measuring, forecasting, and nowcasting macroeconomic activity using firm-level information
  • Incorporating macroeconomic information into firm-level decisions
  • Understanding systematic and systemic risks
  • Policy uncertainty and implications for firm decision-making
  • Household finance, wealth management, and the looming pension crisis


Scheduled speakers include:

  • Ray Ball  (Chicago Booth School of Business)
  • Richard Berner  (Director, Office of Financial Research)
  • Dennis Fixler  (Chief Economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis)
  • Domenico Giannone  (Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
  • Scott Richardson  (Principal, AQR and Professor, London Business School)


Conference Organizing Committee:

  • Ryan T. Ball (University of Michigan)
  • Peter Easton (University of Notre Dame)
  • Atif Ellahie (University of Utah)
  • Lindsey Gallo (University of Michigan)



Watch the CARE website at http://care-mendoza.nd.edu/ for additional information.

Invitations will be sent in January 2018.

Please contact Ryan Ball (rtball@umich.edu) for additional information.