Seminars: Autumn 2020

Friday, December 11, 2020: Tutorial on Regression Discontinuity Designs

Matias D. Catteneo (Princeton): Tutorial on Regression Discontinuity Designs (Github repository, reading list)


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, October 30, 2020: Raffaella Giacomini (UCL)

"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, October 16, 2020: Yuehao Bai (Michigan), Julius Vainora (Cambridge), Andrei Zeleneev (UCL)

Yuehao Bai (Michigan): "Optimality of Matched-Pair Designs in Randomized Controlled Trials" (paper)
Julius Vainora (Cambridge): "Network Dependence"
Andrei Zeleneev (UCL): "Identification and Estimation of Network Models with Nonparametric Unobserved Heterogeneity"
Moderator: Xiaohong Chen (Yale)


Friday, October 2, 2020: Xu Cheng (Penn)

"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)
Link to paper


Friday, September 18, 2020: Max Farrell (Chicago Booth)

"Deep Neural Networks for Estimation and Inference" (with Tengyuan Liang, Sanjog Misra)
Discussants: Tim Armstrong (Yale), Yinchu Zhu (Brandeis)
Michal Kolesár (Princeton)
Link to paper


Friday, September 4, 2020: Symposium on Sensitivity Analyses

Panelists: Isaiah Andrews (Harvard, paper 1, paper 2, paper 3, paper 4, slides), Stéphane Bonhomme (Chicago, paper, slides), Timothy Christensen (NYU, paper, slides)
Moderator: Guido Imbens (Stanford)