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2019 Shanghai Econometrics Workshop Held at SOE


During June 23 and 24, the 2019 Shanghai Econometrics Workshop was held by SOE, the IAR and the Key Laboratory of Mathematical Economics (SUFE), Ministry of Education. Professor Cheng Hsiao, Professor of University of Southern California, Honorary Professor of City University of Hong Kong, Fellow of Econometric Society and Editor of Journal of Econometrics, delivered keynote speech at the workshop.

About 40 overseas and domestic experts and scholars from renowned universities and institutions made presentations at the workshop, including those of UCLA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Pennsylvania State University, Boston College, Ohio State University, Texas A&M University, University of Washington, Indiana University, University of Texas at Austin, York University, Kent University, Queen Mary University of London, the University of Warwick, the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph, Singapore Management University, Fudan University, Nanjing University, Xiamen University, Zhongshan University, Jilin University, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, Guangzhou University, Hefei University of Technology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.

Cheng Hsiao, Professor, University of Southern California

At the opening ceremony, Dean Guoqiang Tian expressed his warm welcome to the guests, recalled the reform process of the SOE in the past 15 years and fruitful research results achieved in recent years. He emphasized that the inherent logic of institution is the key to a successful reform, and hoped that all guests will continue to support the reform and innovation of the SOE. He also expected that by holding high-level academic workshops, a benign mechanism will be established to facilitate the exchanges and cooperation between SOE and domestic and overseas scholars, so as to further promote the development of economics discipline of SUFE.

During the two-day meeting, the participating experts and scholars conducted lively and in-depth discussions on their latest research results. The topics covered the frontier progress of econometric theory and the latest achievements of econometric methods in empirical research on economics in China. The presentations of econometric theory included spatial measurement model, network economics model, auction model, time series model, conditional moment inequality model, panel data model, identification, estimation and inference of quantile regression model. The topics of empirical research covered monetary policy, financial risk, economic growth, foreign exchange policy, minimum wage, local debt, environmental regulation and labor mobility.

Speakers giving presentations:

Tongsan Wang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)

Weiguo Wang (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics)

Ying Fang (Xiamen University)

Shiyi Chen (Fudan University)

Xinmin Tian (Capital University of Economics and Business)

Pingfang Zhu (Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences)

Jinquan Liu (Guangzhou University)

Zhanfeng Li (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)

Kunpeng Li (Capital University of Economics and Business)

Shiwei Zhang (Jilin University)

Dixin Zhang (Nanjing University)

Xianbo Zhou (Zhongshan University)

Songnian Chen (HKUST)

Yanqin Fan (University of Washington)

Emmanuel Guerre (University of Kent)

Marc Henry (Pennsylvania State University)

Stefan Hoderlein (Boston College)

Shakeeb Khan (Boston College)

Degui Li (University of York)

Yiguo Sun (University of Guelph)

Zhijie Xiao (Boston College)

Zhenlin Yang (Singapore Management University)

Stepana Lazarova (Queen Mary University of London)

Yonghong An (TAMU)

Mingli Chen (University of Warwick)

Zhipeng Liao (UCLA)

Yao Luo (University of Toronto)

Fu Ouyang (Queensland University)

Xiaoxia Shi (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Ruli Xiao (Indiana University)

Haiqing Xu (University of Texas Austin)

Yichong Zhang (Singapore Management University)

Xuening Zhu (Fudan University)

Yu Zhu (Bank of Canada)

Xuetao Shi (University of Washington)

With the aim to serve the urgent needs of the nation with world first-class research, the SOE has established an international academic communication network consisting of workshops, lectures, forums, conferences, and seminars. Through the efficient, focused and interactive academic exchange platform, this workshop aims to further promote in-depth development and international exchanges of econometrics research.

Keynote and invited speeches:

Tongsan Wang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Mathematical Economics in China

Weiguo Wang, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Life expectancy and economic growth: A New Research Perspective

Ying Fang, Xiamen University, Monetary Policy, Macro Prudence and Financial Systematic Risks—Based on the Perspective of Macroeconomic Policy Assessment

Shiyi Chen, Fudan University, Environmental regulation, labor allocation and urban high quality development

Xinmin Tian, Capital University of Economics and Business, Capital Inflow Effect on Local Government Debt and Resource Endowment

Pingfang Zhu, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Composite Index Construction with Expert Opinion

Jinquan Liu, Guangzhou University, Uniform Fluctuations, Regional Synergies and Heterogeneous Differentiation of Provincial Economic Fluctuations in China

Zhanfeng Li, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Does foreign direct investment promote China's green total factor productivity growth?

Kunpeng Li, Capital University of Economics and Business, Threshold Spatial Autoregressive Model

Shiwei Zhang, Jilin University, The Lighthouse Effect of Minimum Wage——Also on the Influence of Minimum Wage on Employment Choice of Migrant Workers

Dixin Zhang, Nanjing University, The Impact of RMB's Entry into SDR and Sino-US Trade War on the Stability of RMB Foreign Exchange Market——Based on the View of Spot Exchange and Its Long Memory

Xianbo Zhou, Zhongshan University, Interaction Effects and Square Effects in the Nonlinear Model and Its Applications

Songnian Chen, HKUST, Quantile Regression with Censoring and Sample Selection

Yanqin Fan, University of Washington, On Rank Estimators in Increasing Dimensions

Emmanuel Guerre, University of Kent, Nonparametric Identification of First-Price Auction with Unobserved Competition: A Density Discontinuity Framework

Marc Henry, Pennsylvania State University, Revealed Gender-specific Non-pecuniary Costs in Extend Roy Models

Stefan Hoderlein, Boston College, A Panel Data Estimator for the Distribution and Quantiles of Marginal Effects in Nonlinear Structural Models with an Application to the Demand for Junk Food

Shakeeb Khan, Boston College, On Optimal Set Estimation for Partially Identified Binary Choice Models

Degui Li, University of York, Curve Time Series with Strong Dependence

Yiguo Sun, University of Guelph, Functional-coefficient Fixed-effects Panel Data Models with Unknown Social Interactions

Zhijie Xiao, Boston College, Testing for Structural Change with Good Size and Power

Zhenlin Yang, Singapore Management University, Adjusted Quasi-Score Estimation and Inference for Structural Parameters in the Presence of Incidental Parameters

Stepana Lazarova, Queen Mary University of London, A Unified Framework for the Estimation and Inference in Linear Quantile Regression: A Local Polynomial Approach

Yonghong An, TAMU, How Likely to Be Caught: Identification and Estimation of Strategic Misreporting

Mingli Chen, University of Warwick, Modelling Networks via Sparse Beta Model

Zhipeng Liao, UCLA, Conditional Superior Predictive Ability

Yao Luo, University of Toronto, Bidding for Contracts under Uncertain Demand: Skewed Bidding and Risk Sharing

Fu Ouyang, Queensland University, Semiparametric Estimation of Dynamic Binary Response Panel Data Models

Xiaoxia Shi, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, A Simple Uniformly Valid Test for Moment Inequality Models

Ruli Xiao, Indiana University, Identification of Auction Models Using Order Statistics

Haiqing Xu, University of Texas Austin, Closed Form Estimation of a Class of Semiparametric Multinomial Choice Models

Yichong Zhang, Singapore Management University, Quantile Treatment Effects and Bootstrap Inference under Covariate-Adaptive Randomization

Xuening Zhu, Fudan University, Portal Nodes Screening for Large Scale Social Networks 

Yu Zhu, Bank of Canada, Closed Form Estimation of a Class of Semiparametric Multinomial Choice Models

Xuetao Shi, University of Washington, Identification and Inference in Moment Models of `Potential Outcomes'

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