Econometrics Seminars Spring 2016

Wednesdays, 4:10- 5:30pm (unless otherwise specified)
Sproul Hall 2206

Questions? Contact Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera.

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

3/30/2016 TBA TBA
4/6/2016* Alwyn Young, London School of Economics

*NOTE: (Please note, this is a joint Econometrics & Economic Theory seminar presentation)

Channeling Fisher: Randomization Tests And The Statistical Insignificance of Seemingly Significant Experimental Results
4/13/2016 Kurt Lunsford, Federal Reserve Cleveland Identifying Structural VARs With A Proxy Variable And A Test For A Weak Proxy
4/20/2016 Ivalina Kalcheva, UCR SOBA Stock Market Uncertainty and Investors’ Risk-Taking Behavior
4/27/2016 Bai Huang, UCR PhD Candidate A Stein-type Fixed And Random Effects Combined Estimator
5/04/2016 No Seminar No Seminar
5/10/2016* Esfandiar Maasoumi, Emory University

*NOTE: (Please note that this is a Tuesday. The seminar will be from 3:45-5 pm in Sproul 2206.)

The Gender Gap Between Earnings Distributions
5/11/2016 Esfandiar Maasoumi, Emory University A Solution To Aggregation And An Application To Multidimensional “Well-Being” Frontiers
5/18/2016* Joseph Romano, Stanford University

*NOTE:(Please note that Dr. Romano will be giving two presentations today.  One at 1 pm for the Graduate Students in Spr 2206 and then the other general seminar at 4:10 pm, also in Spr 2206.)

1) Subsampling And Moment Inequalities

2) Exact And Approximate Randomization Tests

5/25/2016* Ted Miguel, UC Berkeley

*NOTE: (Please note that Dr. Miguel will be giving two presentations today, and they are both Applied Economics seminars.  Currently the time for the 1st one to the Graduate students is TBA, but the 2nd one will be at 4:10 pm as per our standard procedure.) 

TBA (for both seminars)
6/01/2016 Michael Bates, UCR Economics Handing Correlations Between Covariates And Random Slopes In HLMs