Keynote Speakers

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Charles Manski – IAAE Lecturer;

Charles Manski is a Board of Trustees Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. His research spans econometrics, judgement and decision, and the analysis of social policy. He is author of Public Policy in an Uncertain World, Identification for Prediction and Decision, and Identification Problems in the Social Sciences. He has served as Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty and editor of the Journal of Human Resources. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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St├ęphane Bonhomme;

St├ęphane Bonhomme is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on microeconometrics. He is interested in the econometric modeling of unobserved heterogeneity and panel data. His main area of applications is labor economics, in particular the analysis of earnings inequality and dynamics.

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Victor Chernozhukov;

Victor Chernozhukov is Professor of Economics at MIT. His research themes include big data, high-dimensional models, policy analysis, partial identification and set inference, quantile regression, and endogeneity. He is a recipient of the Arnold Zellner award. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and an International Fellow at UCL CEMMAP.

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Lawrence J. Christiano;

Lawrence Christiano is the Alfred W. Chase Chair in Business Institutions and Professor of Economics at Northwestern University. His research has been focused primarily on the problem of determining how the government’s monetary and fiscal instruments ought to respond to shocks over the business cycle. This research has two parts: one involves formulating and estimating an empirically plausible model of the macroeconomy, and the second involves developing economic concepts and computational methods for determining optimal policy in an equilibrium model. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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Marco Del Negro;

Marco Del Negro is an Assistant Vice President in the Macroeconomics and Monetary Studies Function of the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mr. Del Negro’s research ranges from international macroeconomics and finance to the use of general equilibrium models in forecasting and policy analysis. Before joining the Bank, he was a research economist and associate policy adviser with the Macro group of the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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Peter C.B. Phillips;

Peter Phillips is Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor of Statistics at Yale University, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Auckland, and holds adjunct professorships at the University of Southampton and Singapore Management University. His main research interests are in econometric theory, financial econometrics, time series and panel data econometrics, and applied macroeconomics. He is founder and editor of Econometric Theory. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Journal of Econometrics, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

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John Rust;

John Rust is Professor of Economics at Georgetown University. His major research interests are numerical dynamic programming and retirement behavior. He has written papers on a broad range of topics including investment, Social Security and Medicare, the nuclear power industry, and auctions. He has been a Fellow of the Econometric Society since 1993.