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Every year, a visiting professor is invited to the SFU Burnaby campus to teach a short course on a specialized subject in their field of expertise. It is a unique opportunity for graduate students to learn from some of the world's top scholars.
"Machine Learning for Microeconometrics" by Colin Cameron, University of California - Davis
Colin Cameron is professor of economics at the University of California, Davis. He is also a member of the UCD Graduate Group in Statistics, a faculty member of the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care at UC Davis, serves on several university committees, and is a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. He is associate editor of The Stata Journal. Dr. Cameron is the co-author of three graduate-level books in microeconometrics methods (Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications, Microeconometrics using Stata, and Regression Analysis of Count Data) and has presented many short courses around the world.
Slides and materials: http://cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/sfu2022/
Spring 2022 Schedule
- Tuesday, May 10th: 10:30am - 12:30pm
- Wednesday, May 11th: 10:30am - 12:30pm
- Thursday, May 12th: 10:30am - 12:30pm
- Friday, May 13th: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: WMC 3611
The mini course is open to all economics graduate students.
Graduate students outside the Economics Department are welcome to attend (space permitting). Contact the Graduate Chair at email@example.com.
Past mini courses
2019 - Ian Crawford (University of Oxford)
"Empirical Revealed Preference"
2018 - Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
"The Identification Zoom - Meanings of Identification in Econometrics"
2016 - Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin)
"Liquidity: A New Monetarist Perspective"
2015 - Robert Feenstra (UC Davis)
"International Economics and Trade"
2014 - David Figlio (Northwestern University)
2012 - Jeff Smith (University of Michigan)
2010 - Arthur Lewbel (Boston College)
"Nonparametrics for Noneconometricians"