Prior Workshops - 2023





Winter 2023

January 13, 2023
Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics, Columbia University
Bayesian Methods in Causal Inference and Decision Making
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January 20, 2023
Yoosoon Chang, Professor of Economics, Indiana University Bloomington
How Does Economic Activity Interact with Climate? What We Learn from Global Temperature Anomaly Distributions
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January 27, 2023
Marc Henry, Professor of Economics, Penn State
Partially Identified Roy Models and Occupational Segregation
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February 10, 2023
Jiaying Gu, Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Toronto
Counterfactual Identification and Latent Space Enumeration in Discrete Outcome Models
February 24, 2023
Michael Peress, Associate Professor, Political Science, Stonybrook University
Estimating the Persuasive Effects of Advertising in Presidential Primary Elections
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March 3, 2023
Anna Mikusheva, Professor, Department of Economics, MIT
Linear Regression with Weak Exogeneity
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Spring 2023

March 31, 2023
Molly Offer-Westort, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
Adaptive experimental designs for policy learning and evaluation, with applications to a Facebook Messenger study on vaccine confidence
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April 14, 2023
Stephen Stigler, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
Department of Statistics and the College
Learning from the past: What a rigorously randomized social survey from 200 years ago can tell us about attitudes toward risk
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April 28, 2023
Xi Song, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
A Mobility Model of Occupations, Opportunities, and Outlook: Linking Administrative and Survey Data
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May 12, 2023
Steven Durlauf, Steans Professor in Educational Policy and the Director of the Stone Center for Research on Wealth Inequality and Mobility at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
“A Trajectories-Based Approach To Measuring Intergenerational Mobility,” coauthored with Yoosoon Chang, Indiana University; Seunghee Lee, and Joon Y. Park

May 26, 2023

2023 Virtual Exhibit of Student Research
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Autumn 2023





October 3, 2023

Scott de Marchi, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Decision Science program at Duke University

“Making and Breaking Governments 2.0: Using Computation for Theoretical Models”
Co-Sponsored  with Comparative Politics Workshop

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October 6, 2023

Xiao Li Meng, Professor of Statistics, Harvard University

Privacy, Data Privacy, and Differential Privacy

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October 20, 2023

Simon DeDeo, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Astrophysics, Carnegie Mellon University

Uh-huh, Mhm, Wow: surprise, meta-information, and the problem of common ground

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November 3, 2023

Shuyang Sheng, Department of Economics, University of California at Los Angeles

Social Interactions with Endogenous Group Formation

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November 17, 2023

Elizabeth Ogburn, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University

Nonsense associations in dependent data
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December 1, 2023

Xiang Zhou, Professor of Sociology at Harvard University

Disparity Analysis: A Tale of Two Approaches

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