International Methods Colloquium on October 30, 2020. Luwei Ying presented a talk entitled "Inferring Concepts from Topics: Towards Procedures for Validating Topics as Measures." The slides are available at this link. The paper is available at this link.
International Methods Colloquium on October 23, 2020. Jesse Shapiro (Brown University Economics and NBER) presented a talk entitled "Bounds on a Slope from Size Restrictions on Economic Shocks." The paper is available at this link.
On behalf of the advisory board (Michelle Dion, Cassy Dorff, Jeff Harden, Dustin Tingley, and Chris Zorn), I am pleased to announce the schedule of International Methods Colloquium series talks for the 2020-2021 academic year!
Note that all talks begin at 12:00 Eastern Time and last precisely one hour (except for the Roundtable on Teaching Quantitative Methods, which will be a special one-and-a-half hour panel).
Here is our schedule of presenters (and a link to our Google Calendar):
October 23: Jesse Shapiro (Department of Economics, Brown University)
October 30: Luwei Ying (Washington University in St. Louis)
November 6: Jason Barabas, Jo