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Econometrics of Social Interaction Symposium

09-10 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Econometrics of Social Interaction Symposium will be held on 9-10 May 2013, University of York. Speakers include Professor Lung-Fei Lee and Professor M Hashem Pesaran, who are presenting their recent works in the key note speeches.

Participation (including coffees and lunches) is open and free of charge, but registration is essential. If you wish to register, please email Mrs Annette Johnson by the 24th of April 2013.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in York.

Peter Burridge and Takashi Yamagata


Day 1
12:00 Registration and coffee (ARRC Auditorium Foyer)

12:25 Opening Remark
Peter Burridge (University of York)

12:30 Key Note: Modeling and estimating social interaction activities with endogenous networks
Lung-Fei Lee (Ohio State University)

13:30 Lunch (ARRC Seminar Room/Foyer)

14:30 On spatial econometric models, spillover effects, and W (co-authored with Solmaria Halleck Vega)
Paul Elhorst (University of Groningen)

15:15 Social weight matrices and modeling research interactions
Katarina Zigova (University of Konstanz)

16:00 Coffee Break (ARRC Auditorium Foyer)

16:30 Parameter Estimation and Inference with Spatial Lags and Cointegration
Jan Mutl (European Business School, Frankfurt)

17:15 Selecting the Interaction Matrix: some useful criteria
Jesus Mur (University of Zaragoza)

18:00 End of day 1

Day 2
9:30 Coffee (ARRC Auditorium Foyer)

10:00 Key Note: Modelling Spatial Dependence with Pairwise Correlations
M Hashem Pesaran (University of Southern California)

11:00 Series estimation under cross-sectional dependence
Jungyoon Lee (New College of the Humanities)

11:45 Coffee (ARRC Foyer)

12:00 Peer effects identification with multiple reference groups: What can we learn using administrative data?
Cheti Nicoletti and Peter Burridge (York)

12:45 Measuring the Connectedness of the Global Economy (jointly with Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo and Viet Hoang Nguyen)
Yongcheol Shin (York)

13:30 Closing Remarks and Lunch (Economics Staff Room A/EC202)