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Econometrics Workshop

The seminar series is supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83).

Econometrics Workshop coordinator: Atsushi Inoue

All seminars will take place in room 109, Calhoun Hall from 3:30-4:50 pm (unless otherwise noted).

NOTE: Papers, when available, will be posted at the All Seminars page.

[Previous seminars are in the archives.]

FALL 2017


Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Michal Kolesar (Princeton University)
"Finite-Sample Optimal Estimation and Inference on Average Treatment Effects Under Unconfoundedness”

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Irene Botosaru (Simon Fraser University)
“Binarization for Panel Models with Fixed Effects”


Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Ulrich Mueller (Princeton University) 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Graham Elliott (UC-San Diego)
"Testing for a Trend with Persistent Errors" 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Simon Lee (Columbia University) 


Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Jack Porter (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Yuhong Yang (University of Minnesota)
"Cross-Validation for Optimal and Reproducible Statistical Learning"

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Andres Santos (UC-Los Angeles)
"Using Instrumental Variables for Inference About Policy Relevant Treatment Effects"

Monday, October 23, 2017
(12:00 PM-1:30 PM-location TBA)
Katsumi Shimotsu, University of Tokyo
"Testing the Number of Regimes in Markov Regime Switching Models"

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Max Farrell (University of Chicago, Booth School of Business) 


Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Ivan Canay (Northwestern University)
"Approximate Permutation Tests and Induced Order Statistics in the Regression Dicontinuity Design"

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Lunch seminar: Lounge, 4th Floor Calhoun, 12:00-2:00 pm
Qiying Wang, University of Sydney
"Current Developments in Nonlinear Co-Integrating Regression"


Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Federico Bugni (Duke University) 

SPRING 2018 


Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Sebastian Caonico (University of Miami) 


Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Anna Mikusheva (MIT) 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Kaspar Wuthrich (UC-San Diego)


Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Zongwu Cai (University of Kansas)

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Alex Belloni (Duke University)