"Microeconometrics class of 2017" conference

Sponsored by Economic Research Initiatives @ Duke (ERID).

Location: Social Sciences 113
Date: September 8, 2017
Organizers: Federico Bugni and Matt Masten 
Questions? Please contact Matt Masten


8:30 Speaker transportation from 21C Museum Hotel to Duke University

8:40-9:10 Breakfast

9:10-9:15 Opening remarks

9:15-10:45 Session 1

  • Roy Allen, “Identification of average demand models”
  • Eric Auerbach, “Identification and estimation of social interactions models using network data”

10:45-11:15 Break

11:15-12:00 Session 2

  • Luke Taylor, “Judging juries: An econometric approach”

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:00 Session 3

  • Jessie Li, “Constrained and penalized estimation using MCMC”
  • Bulat Gafarov, “Inference on scalar parameters in set-identified affine models"

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Session 4

  • Laura Liu, “Density forecasts in panel data models: A semiparametric Bayesian perspective”
  • Gregory Cox, “Weak identification in a class of generically identified models with an application to factor models”

5:10 Speaker transportation from Duke University (SS 113) to 21C Museum Hotel

6:15 Dinner (Invitation only), at Rue Cler: 401 E Chapel Hill Street, Durham



Roy Allen (Western Ontario)
Eric Auerbach (Northwestern)
Alex Belloni (Duke - Fuqua)
Tim Bollerslev (Duke)
Federico Bugni (Duke -- co-organizer)
Gregory Cox (Columbia)
Jessie Li (UC Santa Cruz)
Jia Li (Duke)
Laura Liu (FRB)
Matt Masten (Duke -- co-organizer)
Arnaud Maurel (Duke)
Andrew Patton (Duke)
Adam Rosen (Duke)
George Tauchen (Duke)
Luke Taylor (Aarhus)

Additional attendees TBA