Midwest Economic Theory and International Trade Conference

May 19 – 21, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Midwest Economic Theory and International Trade Conference. Here is some information about the conference you may find helpful.

Conference Check In

Conference registration will be held at the main entrance of The Gatton Building, 13:45 to 14:15 on Friday. It is best to enter the Gatton Building through its main entrance on the northeast side (upper level) from Administrative Drive and not Limestone as those doors are locked on the weekend. For for driving and walking directions check Google Maps.

Sessions, Breaks & Meals

Both Trade and Theory sessions will be held in the Gatton Building. All talks are 30 minutes long. It may be good to plan for a 25 minute talk and a 5 minute discussion. For both International Trade and Theory, session chairs are assigned. There will also be several breaks scheduled during the conference; all except the Saturday evening reception will be next to session rooms 157 and 257.

Wi-Fi Access

The network is “ukyedu";  there is no password required.


If you have additional questions regarding parking, getting to campus or event logistics please contact Felipe Benguria. If you have questions regarding paper submissions, speaker inquiries or conference content please contact Professor Anthony Creane for the Theory meetings, and Raymond Riezman for the Trade meetings. Thanks again for your participation. We look forward to seeing you at the meetings.

Adib Bagh, Felipe Benguria, Anthony Creane, Josh Ederington and David Wildasin
University of Kentucky

Raymond Riezman
University of Iowa


University of Kentucky | Gatton College of Business & Economics
550 South Limestone
Lexington, KY 40506-0034