- 22nd Carroll Round Undergraduate Economics Conference at Georgetown University (2/13 까지)
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I am Tai Markman, the Recruitment Chair for the 22nd Carroll Round Steering Committee. I am writing to remind you that the deadline for international applicants to apply to this year’s Carroll Round Undergraduate Economics Research Conference is just under a month away on February 13, 2023. The Carroll Round is an undergraduate international economics conference at Georgetown University, providing a unique forum for the world’s best undergraduate students studying international economics and political economy to present and discuss their original research. At the conference, undergraduates will have an unparalleled opportunity to engage in an academic environment and converse with world-renowned economists in an intimate setting. In addition, all the accepted papers will have the chance to be published in the Carroll Round Proceedings Carroll Round Proceedings.
This year’s conference, which will be held at Georgetown University from April 20 to April 23, 2023, will bring together participants, prominent academics, and policy-makers in presentations, discussions, and speeches. We hold keynote lectures and events throughout the weekend to provide attendees with opportunities to hear from eminent economists. Previous keynote speakers also include Joshua Angrist, Kenneth Rogoff, Susan Athey, Ben Bernanke, John Nash, Rajiv Shah, and Joseph Stiglitz. A full list of our past speakers can be found here.
Currently enrolled students may submit their applications to participate in the 22nd Carroll Round Conference. Since the Carroll Round’s inception, we have underscored the importance of international economics research. We highly encourage international papers, but are also willing to consider exemplary papers on other economic topics. The Steering Committee also recognizes that applications made at this time may represent works in progress. International applicants who are invited to present at the conference are responsible for obtaining visas and travel documents. Those who cannot physically travel to the U.S. may join our online sessions. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until 11:59 PM February 13, 2023, for international applicants. Decisions will be returned within two weeks of each deadline.
We specifically encourage international students to apply to participate in the conference. We are committed to making the conference accessible to those who wish to participate. Please keep in mind that being international does not hurt your chances of being selected. We encourage all applicants whose research demonstrates econometric rigor and original insight to apply. Funds may be available to cover the cost of transportation to Washington for participants. In the past, the Steering Committee has been able to meet the vast majority of participants’ outstanding financial needs.
On behalf of the Steering Committee, we ask that you forward this letter to all interested undergraduate students and faculty advisors of research-oriented economics courses, and encourage them to apply for this year’s Carroll Round. For more information on the history of the conference and the application process, please visit our website. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application!