Conference in Honor of Professor Gary Chamberlain

May 5 Conference

Conference Schedule

Bryan Graham (
Kei Hirano (   
Elie Tamer (

Administrative support
Eric Unverzagt (
Ph: 617-496-4798

Conference participants
Anna Mikusheva, Ariel Pakes, Bryan Graham, Charles Manski, Chris Sims, Dale Jorgenson, Ed Leamer, Elie Tamer, George Jakubson, Graham Elliott, Guido Imbens, Guillaume Pouliot, Jack Porter, Jamie Robins, James Heckman, Jim Powell, Jim Stock, Jinyong Hahn, Jose Luis Montiel Olea, Joshua Angrist, Keisuke Hirano, Manuel Arellano, Marcelo Moreira, Max Kasy, Michael Rothschild, Michal Kolesar, Mikkel Plagborg-Moller, Moshe Buchinsky, Neil Shephard, Nicholas Barberis, Parag Pathak, Rajeev Dehejia, Robin Lumsdaine, Roger Koenker, Sadek Wahba, Thomas Knox, Victor Chernozhukov, Whitney Newey

Friday-Saturday, May 4th & 5th, 2018
Littauer Center, Hansen-Mason Room
Department of Economics
Harvard University

Time Speaker Title

Friday, May 4, 2018
Session 1

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Lunch at the Harvard Faculty Club, East Dining Room

Following lunch, please proceed to Littauer Center, 3rd Floor, Hansen-Mason Room (in the North Yard, next to the Science Center). Participants may register here.
1:00-1:30 PM Max Kasy

"Estimating Risk"

1:30-2:00 PM Guido Imbens

"A Design-based Approach to Inference for Difference-In-Differences Settings with Staggered Adoption" (joint with Susan Athey)

2:00-2:30 PM



Session 2

2:30-3:00 PM

Thomas Knox

"Uniform Approximation of Sign-Regular Kernels" (Slides)

3:00-3:30 PM

Chris Sims

"Likelihood-Based Approaches to Weighted Data"
3:30-4:00 PM



Session 3

4:00-4:30 PM Michal Kolesár

"Sensitivity Analysis Using Approximate Moment Condition Models" (joint with Tim Armstrong)

4:30-5:00 PM

Chuck Manski

"Minimax-Regret Sample Design in Anticipation of Missing Data" (joint with Jeff Dominitz)

5:00-5:30 PM Manuel Arellano

"Recovering Latent Variables by Matching" (joint with Stéphane Bonhomme)

5:30 PM


6:00 PM

Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club, Reading Room


Saturday, May 5, 2018
Session 4

9:00-9:30 PM

Josh Angrist and Parag Pathak

"Regression Discontinuity Design Meets Market Design"

9:30-10:00 AM

Marcelo Moreira

"Testing Structural Parameters in IV Models"

10:00-10:30 AM



Session 5

10:30-11:00 AM

Moshe Buchinsky

"Estimation and Inference of Semiparametric Models Using Data from Several Sources" (with Zhipeng Liao and Fanghua Li)

11:00-11:30 AM

Ed Leamer

"Regression Analysis with an Infinite Number of Omitted Variables and a Flexible Set of Observable Variables"

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM Whitney Newey "Demand Analysis with Many Prices" (with Victor Chernozhukov and Jerry Hausman)

Lunch in Littauer Center, North Yard (conference venue)

Lunch will be catered.
1:30 PM




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