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Econometrics Summer Masterclass and Workshop

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Econometrics Summer Masterclass and Workshop

The Department is pleased to announce the Econometrics Summer Masterclass organised by Prof. Eric Renault, Dr Luis Candelaria Dr Mingli Chen and Dr. Pedro Souza and the Econometrics and Labour Research Group for both staff and PhD students.

Dates: Wednesday 15– Thursday 16 May 2019
Location: Social Sciences - S0.20 & S0.19

The two day event, taking place 15 – 16 May 2019 includes a masterclass and workshop and is an excellent opportunity to hear from leading academics in the field of Econometrics. Participants may attend both days or just one day and lunch is included for workshop participants.

Workshop (Wednesday 15 May 2019)

The program is as follows:


9.30 - 9.50

Coffee and Registration

9.50 - 10.00

Opening Remarks: Eric Renault

10.00 - 10.45 Federico Bugni (Duke) Testing Continuity of a Density via g-order statistics in a Regression Discontinuity Design
10.45 - 11.30 Karim Chalak (U Virginia) Measurement Error in Multiple Equations: Tobin's q and Corporate Investment, Saving, and Debt
11.30 - 12.15 Xavier D'Haultfoeuille (CREST-ENSAE)Two-way fixed effects estimators with heterogeneous treatment effects
12.15 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.15 Tatiana Komarova (LSE) Testing nonparametric shape restrictions
14.15 - 15.00 Daniel Gutknecht (U Mannheim) Testing for Sample Selection
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.15 Don Rubin (Harvard/Tsinghua) Essential Concepts Of Causal Inference: A Remarkable History And An Intriguing Future
16:15 - 17.00 Kenichi Nagasawa (U Mich/Warwick) Smoothed Pairwise Difference Estimators: Distribution Theory and Bootstrap Inference

Masterclass (Thursday 16 May 2019)

Social Sciences Building, Room S0.19

Professor Donald Rubin will give a master class on causal inference.

Thursday 16 May


9.00 – 12.00

Session 1: TBC
(10.30 -10.45 - Coffee Break)

12.00 – 13.00


13.00 – 16.00

Session 2: Topic: TBC
(14.30 - 14.45- Coffee Break)


These events are open to Faculty members and MRes/PhD students from the Department of Economics, Department of Statistics, the Mathematics Institute, and the Warwick Business School.

You must register via the form below to book a place for this event. Places are limited so early booking is recommended. For registration enquiries, please contact Margaret Nash (

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