The Gary Chamberlain Online Seminar in Econometrics

A regular open online international inter-institutional econometrics seminar in honor of Gary Chamberlain (1948–2020)

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Upcoming Seminar Presentations

  • Friday, May 22, noon ET / 5pm London
    Maximilian Kasy (Oxford): "What do we want? And when do we want it? Alternative objectives and their implications for experimental design."
    Discussants: David McKenzie (World Bank), Max Tabord-Meehan (Chicago)
    Slides, presentation based on: paper 1, paper 2, paper 3, paper 4, paper 5 (appendix)
    Register here to be sent a Zoom link to join the seminar.

  • Friday, June 5, noon ET / 5pm London
    Christoph Rothe (Mannheim): "Bias-Aware Inference in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs" (with Claudia Noack)
    Registration link will come a few days before the seminar. Please join our mailing list above if you would like to receive an email.

All seminars are Fridays at noon ET (5pm London / 11am CT / 9am PT). We hope to hold seminars at different times in the future to accommodate other time zones.

Seminar Calendar

Format and Rules

The seminars are held on Zoom and last 90 minutes:

  • 60 minutes of presentation

  • 15 minutes total of comments and questions by two or three designated discussants

  • 15 minutes of audience comments and questions

A moderator collects audience questions in chat. Please stay muted until called by the moderator.

Seminars will be recorded and available on the webpage a few days after. Please note that you may be recorded if you activate your video or speak during the seminar.

This is an experiment and you are part of the treatment group – all these details are subject to change.


If you want to get in touch, have feedback or suggestions, want to propose a speaker or volunteer as a discussant, please e-mail us at or fill out the feedback form. If you are hosting your own seminar, we would like to hear from you, list your seminar, and we invite you to share your best practices and sign up for the "online seminar organizers" e-mail list.


Alberto Abadie (MIT), Isaiah Andrews (Harvard), Stéphane Bonhomme (Chicago), Xiaohong Chen (Yale), Guido Imbens (Stanford), Michal Kolesár (Princeton), Anna Mikusheva (MIT), Jann Spiess (Stanford), Martin Weidner (UCL)