Stata TexasEmpirical Microeconomics Conference 2013
Friday September 27 11:00am-5:15pm
Saturday September 28 9:00am-11:45am
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Keynote Speaker: Christopher Knittel (MIT Sloan)
Program: Here is the program containing hyperlinks to papers. Thank you to all who submitted papers! We received numerous high quality papers, and the program committee had the tough task of selecting just seven papers for presentation at the conference.
D. Rockwell Pavilion, which is on the second floor of the M.D. Anderson Library
on the campus of the University of Houston . See map below (under
"Hotel and Parking Information") for its location relative to hotel
. See map below (under "Hotel and Parking Information") for its location relative to hotel and parking.
host institution is University of
Houston Department of Economics. Co-organizing institutions are University
of Texas at Austin Department of Economics, Texas
A&M University Department of Economics, Southern
Methodist University Department of Economics and the Federal
Reserve Bank of Dallas. This conference is for faculty at these
organizing institutions and graduate students nominated by faculty for poster
presentations. For more information, contact your
department organizer or Aimee Chin (email@example.com).
Hotel and Parking Information:
Click here for a map showing the Rockwell Pavilion, hotel and parking lots (with Aimee's annotations): one page pdf file.
Visitors w/ hotel accommodations should park at the hotel parking garage (see details below). Other visitors should park at the Welcome Center Parking Garage (see last section for details).
For visitors w/ hotel accommodations:
If you requested hotel accommodation for Friday night, we will make reservations for you at the Hilton University of Houston Hotel. This is located on campus, and is just a few minutes' walk from the conference building. You may check into the hotel either before the conference begins (but note your room may not yet be ready, as the normal check-in time is 3pm), or after 5pm when the last paper presentation ends.
If you are driving, here are the additional instructions for you:
I think all of you are approaching from the north. So, the directions are: (1) Take I-45 South to exit # 44b, Spur 5. (2) Follow Spur 5 to University Dr. (3) Make a right on University Drive. (4) Pass Calhoun and make a left after the visitors booth. (5) The parking garage will be on your right (the garage is underneath the hotel).
You can get personalized directions to the hotel here: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-university-of-houston-HOUUHHF/maps-directions/index.html.
When you check in (either before the conference begins although your room may not yet be ready, or after 5pm when the last paper presentation ends), you will inform the front desk that you wish to have overnight parking. The clerk will give you a pass that gives you in and out parking garage access, and the single parking fee will be paid for as part of your hotel bill.
For other visitors:
The closest visitor parking lot to the conference building is the Welcome Center Parking Garage. The directions are: (1) Take I-45 South to exit # 44b, Spur 5. (2) Follow Spur 5 to UH University Dr. (3) The visitor entrance to the Welcome Center Parking Garage will be on your right, before you reach Wheeler. We will have parking validation tickets for you if you make this request in advance.
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