Center Events

Seminar on Bayesian Inference in Econometrics and Statistics (SBIES) Conference

April 29, 2016 | ARCH Building Room 208

Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th, 2016

ARCH Building Room 208

Co-sponsored by the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER), the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the National Science Foundation

The aim of the meeting is to feature presentations by young and established researchers working on the theory and application of Bayesian methods in econometrics and statistics.

Friday, April 29th:

1:15-1:25 p.m.            Welcoming Remarks

1:25-3:30 p.m.            SESSION 1 – Time Series Analysis
Chair: Thorsten Drautzburg (FRB Philadelphia)

3:30-3:55 p.m.            Refreshment Break  
3:55-6:00 p.m.            SESSION 2 – Microeconometrics
Chair:  Frank DiTraglia (Penn)

7:30 p.m.        DINNER- Dinner will be at two locations (Zahav and the White Dog Cafe). 

Saturday, April 30th:
8:00-8:30 a.m.            BREAKFAST
8:30-10:10 a.m.          SESSION 3- Decision Making and Inference
Chair: Veronika Rockova (Wharton)

10:10-10:35 a.m.        Refreshment Break  
10:35-12:40 p.m.        SESSION 4 – Financial Econometrics
Chair: Dongho Song (Boston College)

12:40-1:30 p.m.          LUNCH        

1:30-3:35 p.m.            SESSION 5 – Macroeconometrics

Chair: Mark Bognanni (FRB Cleveland)

3:35-3:50 p.m.            Refreshment Break              

3:50-5:30 p.m.            SESSION 6 – Modeling and Computations

Chair: Frank Schorfheide (Penn)

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