Seminars: Econometrics

Seminar in Econometrics

Term:   Fall 2021

Location:  Meets via Zoom online. Speakers alternate each week, invited by Harvard and MIT. Zoom links are available via email from the list serv.

Meeting Time:  Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 PM 

Description: Outside speakers and faculty present current research topics in theory and applications of econometrics.

Faculty Coordinators: Isaiah Andrews, Neil Shephard, James Stock, Elie Tamer.

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Past Seminars in Econometrics Schedules

 

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST 

September 9

No Meeting

 

Harvard

September 16

Serena Ng (Columbia University)
[MIT Zoom]

"Factor Based Imputation of Missing Data and Covariances"
https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.06677
https:/arxiv.org/abs/2109.03773

MIT

September 23

Ming Li (National University of Singapore)
[Harvard Zoom]

"A Time-Varying Endogenous Random Coefficient Model with an Application to Production Functions"

Harvard

September 30

Francesca Molinari (Cornell University)
[MIT Zoom]

"Discrete Choice Models with Heterogeneous Preferences and Consideration"

MIT

October 7

José Luis Montiel Olea (Columbia University)
[Harvard Zoom]

"Robust Machine Learning Algorithms for Text Analysis"

Harvard

October 14

Devavrat Shah (MIT)
(in person? @ MIT E52-432)

"Synthetic Interventions"

MIT

October 21

Eric Mbakop (University of Calgary)[Harvard Zoom]

"Estimation of the Number of Components in Nonparametric Finite Mixture Models"

Harvard

October 28

Mikkel Soelvsten (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
(in person? @ MIT E51-395)

"Estimation and Inference in a Peer Effects Model with Heteroskedasticity"

MIT

November 4

Alexandre Poirier (Georgetown University)
[Harvard Zoom]

"Identification and Estimation of Average Partial Effects in a Semiparametric Binary Response Panel Model"

Harvard

November 11

Yingjie Feng (Tsinghua University)
[MIT Zoom]

"Causal Inference in Possibly Nonlinear Factor Models"

MIT

November 18

Soonwoo Kwon (Brown University) [Harvard Zoom]

"Optimal Shrinkage Estimation of Fixed Effects in Linear Panel Data Models"

Harvard

November 25

Thanksgiving Break - No Meeting

   

December 2

Desire Kedagni (Iowa State University)
(in person? @ MIT E51-395)

"Marginal Treatment Effects with Misclassified Treatment"

MIT