Greater New York Area Econometrics Colloquium


Econometrics Seminar

PCPSE Room 250 The Forum
United States

The 14th Greater New York Metropolitan Area Econometrics Colloquium

Conference Venue

Forum 250, 2nd Floor,

133 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics (PCPSE)

University of Pennsylvania

Dinner Venue

Dim Sum House by Jane G's

3939 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Organizing Committee

Karun Adusumilli, Xu Cheng, Frank Diebold, Wayne Gao, Frank Schorfheide


Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Penn Institute for Economic Research

Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences


Each presentation is 20 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion

8:30-9:00 Breakfast and Registration
9:00-10:15 Session 1. Chair: Wayne Gao

“Adaptation Bounds for Confidence Bands under Self-Similarity” by Timothy Armstrong


“Nonparametric Identification under Independent Component Restrictions” by Ivana Komunjer and Dennis Kristensen


“Local Projection Inference is Simpler and More Robust Than You Think” by José Luis Montiel Olea and Mikkel Plagborg-Møller

10:15-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Session 2. Chair: Karun Adusumilli

“Identification through Sparsity in Factor Models” by Simon Freyaldenhoven


“Predictive Properties of Forecast Combination, Ensemble Methods, and Bayesian Predictive Synthesis” by Kosaku Takanashi and Kenichiro McAlinn


“Learning Latent Factors from Diversified Projections and its Applications to Over-Estimated and Weak Factors” by Jianqing Fan and Yuan Liao

12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:45 Session 3. Chair: Xu Cheng

“Bootstrap with Cluster-dependence in Two or More Dimensions” by Konrad Menzel


“Robust Inference about Conditional Tail Features: A Panel Data Approach” by Yuya Sasaki and Yulong Wang


“On Binscatter” by Matias Cattaneo, Richard Crump, Max Farrell, and Yingjie Feng

2:45-3:15 Break
3:15-4:30 Session 4. Chair: Frank Schorfheide

“Estimation in Auction Models with Shape Restrictions” by Joris Pinkse and Karl Schurter


“Empirical Framework for Cournot Oligopoly with Private Information” by Gaurab Aryal and Federico Zincenko


“Identification of Structural and Counterfactual Parametersin a Large Class of Structural Econometric Models” by Lixiong Li

4:30-4:45 Break
4:45-6:00 Session 5. Chair: Frank Diebold

“A Short T Interactive Panel Data Model with Fixed Effects” by Jinyong Hahn and Nese Yildiz


“Salvaging Falsified Instrumental Variable Models” by Matthew Masten and Alexandre Poirier


“Bootstrap-Based Inference for Cube Root Asymptotics” by Matias Cattaneo, Michael Jansson, and Kenichi Nagasawa

6:30 - 8:30 Conference Dinner