Past Seminars

Below is a chronological list of past seminars. For recordings, slides, and links to papers, please see the subpages.

Spring 2020

Autumn 2020

  • Friday, September 4, 2020: Symposium on Sensitivity Analyses [video]
    Panelists: Isaiah Andrews (Harvard), Stéphane Bonhomme (Chicago), Timothy Christensen (NYU)
    Moderator: Guido Imbens (Stanford)

  • Friday, September 18, 2020: Max Farrell (Chicago Booth) [video]
    Deep Neural Networks for Estimation and Inference (with Tengyuan Liang, Sanjog Misra)
    Discussants: Tim Armstrong (Yale), Yinchu Zhu (Brandeis)
    Moderator: Michal Kolesár (Princeton)

  • Friday, October 2, 2020: Xu Cheng (Penn) [video]
    Robust Model Evaluation with Applications to Asset Pricing Models (with Winston W. Dou and Zhipeng Liao)
    Discussant: Anna Mikusheva (MIT)
    Panelists: Frank Kleinbergen (Amsterdam), Jia Li (Duke), Markus Pelger (Stanford)
    Moderator: Isaiah Andrews (Harvard)

  • Friday, October 16, 2020: Yuehao Bai (Michigan), Julius Vainora (Cambridge), Andrei Zeleneev (UCL) [video]
    Yuehao Bai (Michigan): Optimality of Matched-Pair Designs in Randomized Controlled Trials
    Julius Vainora (Cambridge): Network Dependence
    Andrei Zeleneev (UCL): Identification and Estimation of Network Models with Nonparametric Unobserved Heterogeneity
    Moderator: Xiaohong Chen (Yale)

  • Friday, October 30, 2020: Raffaella Giacomini (UCL) [video]
    Identification and Inference under Narrative Restrictions (with Toru Kitagawa and Matthew Read)
    Discussant: José Luis Montiel Olea (Columbia)
    Panelists: Christian Wolf (Chicago), Sophocles Mavroeidis (Oxford), Mikkel Plagborg-Møller (Princeton)
    Moderator: Stéphane Bonhomme (Chicago)

  • Friday, November 13, 2020: Jiaying Gu (Toronto)
    Partial Identification in Nonseparable Binary Response Models with Endogenous Regressors (with Thomas M. Russell)
    Discussant: Adam Rosen (Duke)
    Panelists: Wayne Gao (Penn), Florian Gunsilius (Michigan), Sukjin Han (Bristol), Takuya Ura (UC Davis)
    Moderator: Martin Weidner (UCL)

  • Friday, December 11, 2020: Tutorial on Regression Discontinuity Designs
    by Matias D. Cattaneo (Princeton)