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Spring School 2016

Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics - Theory and Applications

Spring Course

Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics - Theory and Applications



Professor Jeffrey S. Racine

McMaster University, Canada



May 12-14, 2016

Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra




Course Description: This spring school deals with recent developments in nonparametric and semi-parametric methods. These techniques are particularly useful to applied researchers who want to impose less restrictive assumptions on the statistical objects of interest. Therefore these methods are useful in situations which (i) one knows little about the functional form of the object being estimated, (ii) the number of variables (covariates) is small, and (iii) the researcher has a reasonably large dataset.

This course is suitable for researchers, academics, MA and PhD students and employees of national and international institutions.

The applications  deadline is April 15th, 2016.