Quantitative Economic Policy Seminar

The QEP Seminar is open to anyone who is interested in quantitative economic research.

Meetings are currently taking place either in person or on zoom. Please refer to the internal announcements for the specific format of each meeting (zoom meetings: registration is not necessary, the seminar link will be distributed through the usual e-mail list).

To join the list, please e-mail Ms. Corinna Wais

Date Speaker Topic
02 Nov 2023 Alejandro Sanchez Becerra (Emory University) Robust inference for the treatment effect variance in experiments using machine learning
09 Nov 2023 Nick Pretnar (UC Santa Barbara) The Causal Factors Driving the Rise in U.S. Health-services Prices
14 Dec 2023 Karun Adusumilli (University of Pennsylvania) How to Sample and When to Stop Sampling: The Generalized Wald Problem and Minimax Policies
15 Jan 2024 Timo Dimitriadis (Heidelberg) Testing Forecast Rationality for Measures of Central Tendency
17 Jan 2024 Christophe Gaillac (Oxford) Predicting Unobserved Individual-level Causal Effects
18 Jan 2024 Chiara Lacava (Goethe University) Refining Public Policies with Machine Learning: The Case of Tax Auditing
22 Jan 2024 Amrei Stammann (Bochum) Fixed Effects Estimation of Binary Choice Models with Three-Dimensional Panels: Theory and Application
23 Jan 2024 Ayden Higgins (Oxford) Instrumental Variables for Dynamic Spatial Models with Interactive Effects
25 Jan 2024 Hanna Wang (UAB/ BSE) Life-cycle Implications of Childbirth on Women’s Job Search and Mobility" joint with Minji Bang
26 Jan 2024 Alexander Mayer (Venedig) Least squares estimation in nonlinear cohort panels with learning from experience
01 Feb 2024 Almut Balleer (RWI Essen and TU Dortmund) Heterogeneous Preferences, Spousal Interaction, and Couples’ Time-Use
08 Feb 2024 Federico Rossi (Warwick Uni) Skills and the Re-Organization of Production
18 Apr 2024 Patrik Guggenberger (Pennsylvania State University) New Results on Finite Minimax Regret Rules