Econometrics and Statistics Workshop

Organizer

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Schedule

Thursday, 1:20-2:50 p.m.

Location

Harper Center HC3B, unless otherwise stated

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page.

Fall 2016

 

Date Room Topic Speaker, Institution
 
September 22
HC3B
"Automated Versus Do-It-Yourself Methods for Causal Inference: Lessons Learned From a Data Analysis Competition"
Jennifer Hill, New York University
September 29
HC3B
"Asymptotic Theory of Rerandomization in Treatment-Control Experiments"
Peng Ding, University of California Berkeley
October 6
HC3B
"Fisher Exact Scanning for Dependency"
Li Ma, Duke University
October 13
ECON112 3:30-5pm
"Estimation and Inference with a (Nearly) Singular Jacobian"
Adam McCloskey, Brown University
October 20
HC3B
"Assessing False Positives and Overestimates without Replication"
Anthony Fowler, University of Chicago
October 27
HC3B
"Inference for High-dimensional Autoregressive Point Processes"
Rebecca Willett, University of Wisconsin Madison
November 3
HC3B
Kosuke Imai, Princeton University
November 10
HC3B
Beth Ann Griffin, RAND
November 17
HC3B
"Online Estimation of Optimal Treatment Allocations for Control of an Emerging Infectious Disease"
Eric Laber, North Carolina State University
December 1
HC3B
"Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations and Risk Reduction"
Keisuke Hirano, University of Arizona/Penn State
December 8
HC3B
TBA
Rossen Valkanov, University of California San Diego

Spring 2016

 

Date Room Topic Speaker, Institution
 
March 31
HC3B
Xu Cheng, University of Pennsylvania
April 4
Eckhart 133
Bin Yu, University of California Berkeley
April 14
HC3B
Pietro Veronesi, University of Chicago
April 21
HC3B
Dylan Small, University of Pennsylvania
April 28
HC3B
"Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models: Exploring the Limits of Limited Data"
Paul Gustafson, University of British Columbia
May 5
HC3B
"Establishing Consistency and Improving Uncertainty Estimates of Variational Inference Through M-Estimation"
Tyler McCormick, University of Washington
May 12
HC3B
"Estimating Network Memberships By Simplex Vertices Hunting"
Tracy Ke, University of Chicago
May 19
HC3B
Francesca Molinari, Cornell University
May 26
HC3B
"Bayesian Optimization in the Tech Sector: The Parallel Knowledge Gradient Method, and Experiences at Uber, Yelp, and SigOpt
Peter Frazier, Cornell University
June 2
HC3B
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, University of Pennsylvania

Winter 2016

 

Date Room Topic Speaker, Institution
 
January 14
HC3B
Stefan Wager, Stanford
January 21
HC3B
Veronika Rockova, Wharton
January 25
C05
Michael Betancourt, MIT/Warwick
January 28
HC3B
Panos Toulis, Harvard
February 1
C05
Mikkel Plagborg-Moller, Harvard
February 4
HC3B
Yen-Chi Chen, Carnegie Mellon
February 11
HC3B
Alp Kucukelbir, Yale
February 15
C05
Weihua An, Indiana
February 18
HC3B
Yaoliang Yu, CMU
 

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