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NIPE Summer School 2022The 18th Edition of the NIPE Summer School in Econometrics will run between June 27 to June 30, 2022. “The Econometrics of Big Data” is the selected topic for this edition, and the course will be taught by Professor Christian B. Hansen, from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.

As in many other fields, economists are increasingly making use of high-dimensional models – models with many unknown parameters that need to be inferred from the data. Such models arise naturally in modern data sets that include rich information for each unit of observation (a type of “big data”) and in nonparametric applications where researchers wish to learn, rather than impose, functional forms. High-dimensional models provide a vehicle for modeling and analyzing complex phenomena and for incorporating rich sources of confounding information into economic models. Our goal in this course is two-fold. First, we wish to provide an overview and introduction to several modern methods, largely coming from statistics and machine learning, which are useful for exploring high-dimensional data and for building prediction models in high-dimensional settings. Second, we will present recent proposals that adapt high-dimensional methods to the problem of doing valid inference about model parameters and illustrate applications of these proposals for doing inference about economically interesting parameters.

We look forward to welcoming you in Braga!

For more information visit the course website: https://nipe.eeg.uminho.pt/nipe-summer-school-2022/

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NIPE Summer School 2021: Econometrics of Survey Data, Stratification, and Clustering with Manuel Arellano (CEMFI-Madrid)

The 17th Edition of the NIPE Summer School in Econometrics will run between June 16 to June 19, 2021. "Econometrics of Survey Data, Stratification, and Clustering" is the selected topic for this edition and the course will be taught by Professor Manuel Arellano, from the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) - Madrid.

Stratification and clustering are central themes in survey methodology, but in reinterpreted form they are also important for other types of data sets, such as administrative records, group-level and spatial data, experimental data, and subjective expectations. The course will review established methods in the econometrics of stratification and clustering, together with some recent advances in the analysis of clustered and panel survey data sets.

We look forward to welcoming you in Braga!


Further info: http://www3.eeg.uminho.pt/economia/nipe/summerschool2021/index.html

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