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LSE: Methods Summer Programme 2012 (13.-24. August 2012)

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Methods Summer Programme in August 2012. Ideally suited for students, postgraduate students, academics and professionals, the programme will provide you with quantitative and qualitative methods to enhance your research.

Over two weeks the programme will offer courses in three key areas of social science research methods:

All courses are taught by renowned LSE faculty in the award-winning New Academic Building at our campus in central London.

Applications are now open. Places are limited so early applications are advised.

Prof. Manuel Arellano (CEMFI Madrid) “Panel data econometrics: Established methods and challenges”

The Berlin Network of Labour Market Research (BeNA) presents:
Prof. Manuel Arellano
(CEMFI Madrid)
“Panel data econometrics: Established methods and challenges”
April 7 – April 8, 2011
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Spandauer Str. 1, Room 220

The 2011 BeNA Lecture Series will be given by Manuel Arellano. He is Professor at CEMFI in Madrid where he teaches graduate courses in econometrics. He previously taught at the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Barcelona and his PhD from LSE. His research has focused on panel data analysis, micro-econometrics, and labor economics. He is Vice-President of the European Economic Association and a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Prof. Arellano has published widely in Econometrica, the Journal of Econometrics, The Economic Journal and The Review of Economic Studies, among others. He is also the author of the book “Panel Data Econometrics” (Oxford University Press 2003).


Manuel Arellano will give three lectures and a research talk. The first two lectures are on Thursday, April 7 (3:00-4:30pm and 5:00-6:30pm), the third lecture and the research talk are on Friday, April 8 (2:00-3:30pm and 4:00-5:30pm). Topics covered in the lectures include:

1. Linear panels: Unobserved heterogeneity and dynamics
2. Nonlinear panels: Random effect and Bayesian approaches
3. Nonlinear panels: Fixed effects and bias reduction

The topic of the research talk is “Identifying Distributional Characteristics in Random Coefficients Panel Data Models.” The lectures and the research talk will be given in English. They are free of charge and open to the public. Please register by sending an e-mail to Thomas Siedler.

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