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The 5th Conference of Young Econometricans in Asia-Pacific (YEAP) Held in SJTU

Office of Alumni and External Relations    2019-01-09

On Jan. 12-13, 2019, the 5th YEAP conference was held at the Xuhui Campus of SJTU. The conference was hosted by ACEM and co-organized by Shanghai Institute of International Finance and Economics.

 

Focusing on the themes of econometrics and financial econometrics, and covering theoretical and applied research, the conference arranged two keynote speeches and six seminars, attracting more than 60 teachers and students from a selection of universities in addition to our school, including Singapore Management University, Macquarie University of Australia, Uppsala University of Sweden, Rey Juan Carlos University of Spain, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Peking University, Central University of Finance and Economics, Fudan University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Wuhan University, Nanjing University, Xiamen University, Jinan University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. The participating young scholars reported and discussed 24 international leading research papers on econometrics.

 

Topics of the six seminars were ‘Panels and the Common Factor Model’, ‘Spatial Econometrics and the Social Network Model’, ‘Time Sequence Model’, ‘Panel Data Application’, ‘Non-parametric Model’ and ‘Econometric Algorithm’. During the two-day conference, the participating scholars shared their insights into the latest research findings and international academic frontier issues to inspire and promote new academic ideas. The 6th YEAP conference will be held in Wuhan University in 2020.


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