2021 Summer School in Econometrics and Statistics (LIKELY HYBRID)

Jul 12 - 17, 2021

Beijing, China

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Application site opens: March 10, 2021
Application deadline: May 31, 2021
Decisions announced: Around June 10, 2021
Submissions:  http://summerschool2021.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

The Econometric Society is pleased to announce that the “Asian Summer School in Econometrics and Statistics of the Econometric Society” will be held at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, July 12-17, 2021. The Summer School is organized by the Center for Forecasting Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the School of Economics and Management, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with the Gregory and Paula Chow Center for Economic Research, Xiamen University and the School of Economics, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics.

Lectures will be delivered on spot or online and students can attend the summer school either on spot or online.

Preliminary list of the invited lecturers (in alphabetical order):
Zongwu Cai (University of Kansas)
Yongmiao Hong (Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Cheng Hsiao (University of Southern California)
Lung-Fei Lee (Ohio State University)
Whitney Newey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Shouyang Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Yoon-Jae Whang (Seoul National University)

Lecture Topics
All lectures are conducted in English. Topics that will be covered in lectures include:
• Estimation of high-dimensional multivariate GARCH models
• Nonlinear spatial autoregressive models with applications
• Nonlinear VAR models: theory and applications
• Panel interactive models
• Stochastic dominance with applications to economics and finance
• Time-varying models and forecasts
• Treatment effects and machine learning

Application
The application portal will be open from March 10, 2021. Interested students can fill in applications at http://summerschool2021.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1 before May 31, 2021. Please indicate whether you will attend the summer school on spot or online. An applicant must be a member of the Econometric Society at the time of application. To join the Econometric Society, please visit http://www.econometricsociety.org. Student memberships are available. Admission decisions will be announced around June 10, 2021 and will be notified individually.

Registration fee and living cost
There is no registration fee for the Summer School. Participating students are responsible for their own living costs (e.g., travel, housing and food) during the Summer School.

For more information, please visit:
http://summerschool2021.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1 about the latest program and logistics of the Summer School.

http://cefs.amss.cas.cn/ about Center for Forecasting Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

https://sem.ucas.ac.cn/index.php/zh/ about School of Economics and Management, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

We hope to see you in Beijing this July, 2021!

 


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