PhD Course with A. Colin Cameron

Abbreviations

  • KB: Karl Borch auditorium
  • L2: Lab 2
  • AS: Agnar Sandmo auditorium

Room Locations

Day 1: Count Regression
08.45-09.00

Coffee and registration

KB

09.00-10.30

Lecture 1

Basic cross-section methods: Poisson, negative binomial, hurdle, zero-inflated.

KB

11.00- 12.30

Lecture 2

More advanced methods: mixtures, endogeneity, panel data.

KB

13.30- 15.00

Computer Lab

Some general Stata and Stata for Counts.

KB

Day 2: Inference for Clustered Data
09.00-10.30

Lecture 1

Clustered Data: Focus on panel data example. OLS with cluster-robust standard errors, feasible GLS, serially correlated errors, random effects, fixed effects, bootstrap without asymptotic refinement.

 

KB

11.00- 12.30

Lecture 2

Clustered Data: Focus on cross-section example. Mixed models, what to cluster over, twoway clustering, spatial correlation, few clusters, bootstrap with asymptotic refinement, nonlinear models, endogenous regressors.

 

KB

13.30- 15.00

Computer Lab

Stata for clustered data.

KB

 
Day 3: Simulation Methods
08.30-10.00

Lecture 1

Simulation: Pseudo random draws, Monte Carlo integration, Gaussian quadrature, Monte Carlo experiment.

KB 

10.30-12.00

Lecture 2

Maximum simulated likelihood, Bayesian approach, Bayesian analytical example, Bayesian data example.

KB

13.00-14.30

Computer Lab

Stata for Monte Carlo experiments and Bayesian estimation.

L2

Day 4: Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimation
08.30-10.00

Lecture 1

Nonparametric estimation, semiparametric regression, bootstrap (1).

KB

10.30-12.00

Lecture 2

Nonparametric estimation, semiparametric regression, bootstrap (2).

KB

13.00-14.30

Computer Lab

Stata for MSL and for non and semi-parametric regression.

AS

Day 5: Student Presentations
10.00-10.20

Erling Risa

Intergenerational Mobility in Education – Exploring the Underlying Process

KB

10.20-10.40

Le Ngoc Huong

Contract Farming Effects on Technical Efficiency of the Export-Oriented Rice Production Sector in Vietnam

KB

10.40-11.00

Maarit Olkkola

Vaccine-preventable Childhood Disease and Adult Human Capital

KB