Listen. Engage. Connect. -- Causality in Econometrics: A Conversation with Guido Imbens, Nobel Laureate In Economics

Date
Tue May 9th 2023, 4:30 - 5:30pm
Hewlett 102

Professor Imbens will discuss how advances in access to data and tools of inference are making it possible to understand and solve problems in society in exciting new ways.

About our guest: Guido Imbens is The Applied Econometrics Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at Stanford University. Currently he is also the Amman Mineral Faculty Fellow at the GSB. He has held tenured positions at UCLA, UC Berkeley, and Harvard University before joining Stanford in 2012. Imbens specializes in econometrics, and in particular methods for drawing causal inferences from experimental and observational data.

He has published extensively in the leading economics and statistics journals. Together with Donald Rubin he has published a book, “Causal Inference in Statistics, Social and Biomedical Sciences.” Guido Imbens is a fellow of the Econometric Society, the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Statistical Association. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of St. Gallen and Brown University. In 2017, he received the Horace Mann medal at Brown University.

In 2021, he shared the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel with David Card and Joshua Angrist for methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationship. Currently Imbens is Editor of Econometrica.

Boba will be provided.

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We hope to see you there!