Seminars: Econometrics

Seminar in Econometrics

Term: Spring 2022

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 PM - 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 

February 3

Amos Golan (American University, Washington, DC)

"What Information Theory Brings to Modeling and Inference from Complex Data"

Harvard

February 10

Victor Chernozhukov (MIT)

"Omitted Variable Bias in Machine Learned Causal Models"

MIT

February 17

Michael Leung (UCSC)

"Network Cluster - Robust Interference"

Harvard

February 24

Anna Simoni (ENSAE)

"When Are Google Data Useful to Nowcast GDP? An Approach via Preselection and Shrinkage"

MIT

March 3

Guido Imbens (Stanford University)

"Alternatives to Fixed Effect Methods with Clustering and Panel Data"

Harvard

March 31

Konrad Menzel (New York University)

"Structural Sieves"

MIT

April 7

Sukjin Han (University of Bristol)

"Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes and Partial Welfare Ordering"

Harvard

April 21

Jeffrey Wooldridge (Michigan State University)

"Two-Way Fixed Effects, the Two-Way Mundlak Regression, and Difference-in-Differences Estimators"

MIT

April 28

Wayne Gao (U Penn and Harvard)

"Robust Semiparametric Estimation in Panel Multinomial Choice Models"

Harvard