Seminars: Econometrics

Term:  Fall 2020-2021
Location:  Meets via Zoom online. Speakers alternate each week, invited by Harvard and MIT.
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 Seminars in Econometrics Schedules

September 3

Bo Honore (Princeton University)

"Moment Conditions for Dynamic Panel Logit Models with Fixed Effects" (with Martin Weidner)


September 10

Vishal Kamat (Toulouse School of Economics)

"Estimating the Welfare Effects of School Vouchers" (with Samuel Norris)

September 17 Xu Cheng (University of Pennsylvania)

"Macro-Finance Decoupling:Robust Evaluations of Macro Asset Pricing Models" (with Winston Wei Dou, Zhipeng Liao)

September 24 Matthew Thirkettle (Rice University)

"Identification and Estimation of Network Statistics with Missing Link Data"

October 1

Yuehao Bai (University of Michigan)

"Optimality of Matched-Pair Designs in Randomized Controlled Trial"

October 8

Max Tabord-Meehan (University of Chicago)

"Stratification Trees for Adaptive Randomization in Randomized Controlled Trials"

October 15

Harvard Harris Lecture - No seminar meeting


October 22

Xinwei Ma (University of California, San Diego)

"Identification and Inference in Limited Attention Models"

October 29

Martin Weidner (University College London)

"Bounding Treatment Effects by Pooling Limited Information across Observations" (with Sokbae Lee)


November 5

Andrei Zeleneev (University College London)

"Identification and Estimation of Network Models with Nonparametric Unobserved Heterogeneity" Harvard

November 12

Marcelo Moreira (Fundação Getulio Vargas)

"Efficiency Loss of Asymptotically Efficient Tests in an Instrumental Variables Regression" (with Geert Ridder) MIT

November 19

Guillaume Pouliot (University of Chicago)


November 26

Thanksgiving - No seminar meeting