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<< Week of January 17 >>

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Development Lunch: "Socio-Economic Status and Attention Capture" and "Friend-Based Targeting"

Seminar: Development Lunch | January 16 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Claire Duquennois; Matthew Olckers

Department of Economics

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Job Market Seminar: "Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals"

Seminar: Job Market Seminar | January 17 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Heather Sarsons, Harvard Economics

Department of Economics


Field(s): Labor, Behavioral, Development, Personnel Economics


Faculty, Students - Graduate

General Public

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Concrete examples of trend analyses and forward-looking modelling in Swiss Re's underwriting

Seminar: Risk Management | January 18 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall


Speaker: Matthias Weber, Swiss Re

Center for Risk Management Research


- In insurance, underwriting performance is a function of exposures, losses relative to exposures and premiums relative to exposures. Getting losses and loss trends right (--> cost of goods sold) is critically important. A small estimation mistake typically has a large impact on the bottom line.
- Swiss Re is determining loss relevant trends using advanced analytics, often in collaboration with...   More >



Job Market Seminar: "Bootstrap Inference for Propensity Score Matching"

Seminar: Job Market Seminar | January 18 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in time


Karun Adusumilli, London School of Economics and Political Science

Department of Economics


Field(s): Econometrics, Applied Econometrics


Faculty, Students - Graduate

General Public

Friday, January 19, 2018

Job Market Seminar: "A Sieve-SMM Estimator for Dynamic Models"

Seminar: Job Market Seminar | January 19 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall


Jean-Jacques Forneron, Columbia Economics

Department of Economics


Field(s): Econometrics, Macroeconometrics, Industrial Organization


Faculty, Students - Graduate

General Public