Identification of Economic Models

June 11, 2008

Organizers: Philip Haile and Ed Vytlacil

8:00 Continental Breakfact
8:50 Opening Remarks
9:00 SESSION 1
  Jeremy Fox (University of Chicago) “Identifying Heterogeneity in Economic Choice and Selection Models Using Mixtures” (with A. Gandhi)
  Steve Berry (Yale University), “Nonparametric Identification of Multinomial Choice Demand Models with Heterogeneous Consumers” (with Philip Haile)
10:30 Break
11:00 SESSION 2
  Andrew Chesher (University College London) “Endogeneity and Discrete Outcomes
  Ed Vytlacil (Yale University) “Monotonicity, Instrumental Variables and the Sign of the Average Treatment Effect” (with C. Machado and A. Shaikh)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 SESSION 3
  Matt Shum (Johns Hopkins University), “Nonparametric Identification of Dynamic Models with Unobserved State Variables” (with Y. Hu)
  Philippe Fevrier (University of Chicago), “Identification and Estimation of Incentive Problems: Adverse Selection” (with X. D’Haultfoeuille)
3:30 Break
4:00 SESSION 4
  Areo de Paula (University of Pennsylvania), “Interdependent Durations” (with B. Honore)
6:30 Dinner, Bentara, 76 Orange Street

Attendees

Jaap Abbring (University of Amsterdam)
Marine Carrasco (University of Montreal)
Andrew Chesher (University College London)
Aureo de Paula (University of Pennsylvania)
Hanming Fang (Duke University)
Jeremy Fox (University of Chicago)
Amit Gandhi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Eric Gautier (ENSAE)
Stefan Hoderlein (Universtitat Mannheim)
Hong Han (Stanford University)
Hidehiko Ichimura (Institute of Fiscal Studies)
Panle Jia (MIT)
Jan Johannes (University of Heidelberg)
Jakub Kastl (Stanford University)
Michael Keane (New York University)
John Kennan (University of Wisconsin)
Simon (Sokbae) Lee (University of College London)
Rosa Matzkin (Northwestern University)
Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)
Isabelle Perrigne (Penn State University)
James Powell (UC Berkeley)
Peter Reiss (Stanford University)
Stephen Ryan (MIT)
Andres Santos (University of California, San Diego)
Azeem Shaikh (University of Chicago)
Matthew Shum (Johns Hopkins University)
Joerg Stoye (New York University)
Liangjun Su (University of Peking)
Gautam Tripathi (University of Connecticut)
Sebastien Van Bellegem (Institut de Statistique)
Victoria Zinde-Walsh (McGill University)