Louis Maccini Retirement Conference and Dinner

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On December 7, 2012, the JHU Department of Economics will be hosting a conference and dinner in honor of Lou Maccini’s extraordinary service to the economics profession, to the JHU economics department, and to the JHU community.  Participants in the event will include Lou’s thesis adviser, recent Nobel Laureate Dale Mortenson, along with two distinguished coauthors, Alan Blinder and Adrian Pagan.

Please e-mail EventForLou@gmail.com if you would like to attend and have not received an invitation.

The afternoon conference, starting at 12 pm at the Charles Common Conference Center 10 E 33rd St Baltimore, MD 21218, will feature papers by distinguished economists on empirical macroeconomics, in honor of Lou’s career-long contributions.  Paper presentations begin at 1:00 and the program is at:

A buffet lunch will be served from 12:00-1:00.

After the conference, there will be a reception and dinner at the Inn at the Colonnade Hotel in Baltimore, where we look forward to hearing some entertaining stories about Lou’s career.  (Please think about what stories you can tell!)

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Colonnade for conference participants who wish to stay there for the night.  We have reserved a block of rooms for your benefit.  To ensure you get the special rates that we have obtained for you, please mention Group Code: MCR.  Reservations can be made by calling 410-235-5400 or online via their website: http://www.colonnadebaltimore.com/

Larry Ball and Chris Carroll, Organizers

Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins

P.S.  We (the organizers) may have forgotten to invite some people who should have been invited; and some people’s invitations may be eaten by spam filters.  We encourage you to share the news of this event, and to ask anyone who wants to attend but has not received an invitation to contact us using the email address:


P.P.S.  If the number of persons who will attend the dinner is different from the number who will attend the conference (e.g., you will attend the conference but both you and spouse will attend diner), please let the organizers know at EventForLou@gmail.com.