Seminars: Econometrics

  Econometrics ................................................................................................................................
Term:  Fall 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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DATE SPEAKER  TITLE   LOCATION
September 5 Timothy Christensen (New York University)

"Counterfactual Sensitivity and Robustness" (with Benjamin Connault)

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
September 12 Pragya Sur (Harvard University, Statistics)

"A Modern Maximum-Likelihood Theory for High-Dimensional Logistic Regression"

MIT, E52-432
September 19 Alexey Onatskiy (University of Cambridge)

"Spurious Factor Analysis"

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
September 26 Tong Li (Vanderbilt University)

"Quantile Treatment Effects with Two-Sided Measurement Error"

MIT, E52-432
October 3 Florian Gunsilius (Brown University)

"Bounds in Continuous Instrumental Variable Models"

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
October 10 Tatiana Komarova (London School of Economics)

"Non-lattice structures in multidimensional ordered response models" (with W. Matcham)

MIT, E52-432
October 17

(Harvard Harris Lecture on Weds 10/16, 4-5:30pm)
NO MEETING

Joel Mokyr (Northwestern University)
"The Holy Land of Industrialism: Rethinking the Industrial Revolution"

Science Center Lecture Hall A
October 24 Vira Semenova (Harvard University)

"Machine Learning for Dynamic Discrete Choice" (with V. Chernozhukov and W. Newey)

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
October 31 Barbara Rossi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Barcelona GSE)

"Identifying Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy Shocks: A New Approach" (with A. Inoue)

MIT, E52-432
November 7 Yinchu Zhu (University of Oregon)

"How Well Can We Learn Large Factor Models without Assuming Strong Factors?"

Harvard, Littauer M-15, North Yard
November 14 MIT Economics Department Seminar (no meeting)    
November 21 Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)

"Fixed Effects, State Dependence, and Health Insurance Choice" (with Sophie Calder Wang, Jack Porter, Mark Shepard)

MIT, E52-432
November 28 Thanksgiving (no meeting)