15:30-17:00 Tuesday Sept 24
Chenghan HOU (Associate Professor, Hunan University)
Macroeconomic Forecasting with Large Bayesian VARs: Global-local priors and the Illusion of Sparsity”

14:00-15:30 Tuesday Sept 17
 Zhongren Zhang (Professor, University of Shimane, Japan)
Is labor complexity positively related to economic growth?

10:00-11:30 Monday Sept 16
Tao Chen (Associate Professor, University of Waterloo )
Two Applications of Big Data in Healthcare