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We are pleased to announce that the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the 2019 Triangle Microeconomics Conference, which will take place at the Koury Auditorium, Kenan Flagler Business School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on April 5-6, 2019.

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for economists to present and discuss high quality research. The conference will cover recent academic work in microeconomic theory and industrial organization.

For more information, see our list of presenters for past conferences.


Friday, April 5 in Koury Auditorium at Kenan Flagler School of Business

Saturday, April 6 in Koury Auditorium at Kenan Flagler School of Business

  • 8:00am-9:00am
    Breakfast and Welcome
  • 9:00am-9:45am
    Paul Scott, New York University Stern School of Business
    Paper: “Competition and Investment in Mobile Telecommunications”
  • 9:45am-10:30am
    Jidong Zhou, Yale University School of Management
    “Information Structure and Price Competition”
  • 10:30am-11:00am
    Coffee Break
  • 11:00am-11:45am
    JP Dube, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    Paper: “Scalable Price Targeting”


Registration for the 2019 Triangle Microeconomics Conference is open. If you have any questions, please contact Fei Li or Jonathan Williams directly.

Travel information

We have blocked rooms at The Carolina Inn at $199/night, for stays of April 4-5; this is competitive with other, more distant hotels in the area. To obtain the group rate, contact The Carolina Inn directly at 919 918 2726 and mention the “Department of Economics”. Reservations at the group rate must be made by February 19, 2019.

For more information on traveling to our department, please see our travel and accommodations page.


If you have any questions, please contact Fei Li or Jonathan Williams.