Seminars: Econometrics

Term:  Spring 2019-2020
Location:  Meets alternately each week at Harvard and MIT.
                  @Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard and @MIT, E52-432
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, Max Kasy, Neil Shephard, James Stock, Elie Tamer.

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Past Seminar in Econometrics Schedules

February 6

Ivan Canay (Northwestern University)

"Testing Continuity of a Density via g-order statistics in the Regression Discontinuity Design"

MIT, E52-432

February 13

Ying-Ying Lee (University of California, Irvine)

"Double Debiased Machine Learning Nonparametric Inference with Continuous Treatments"

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
February 20

Anna Mikusheva (MIT)
and Isaiah Andrews (Harvard University)

"Optimal Decision Rules for Weak GMM"

MIT, E52-432
February 27 Michael Leung (University of Southern California)

"Causal Inference Under Approximate Neighborhood Interference"

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
March 5

Xiaoxia Shi (University of Wisconsin, Madison)


MIT, E52-432
March 12

Harvard Harris Lecture


March 19

MIT Department Seminar, Harvard Spring Break


March 26

MIT Spring Break


April 2

Xu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania)


Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard

April 9

Guido Imbens (Stanford University)

  MIT, E52-432

April 16

Martin Weidner (University College London)

"Dynamic Panel Logit Models with Fixed Effects" (with Bo Honore)

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard

April 23

Max Tabord-Meehan (University of Chicago)

  MIT, E52-432