IES "Special Workshop"(Speaker:Keisuke Hirano)




South School Building, #457 (5th fl.)


Date and Time: Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Speaker: Keisuke Hirano (Univeristy of Arizona)

Title: Forecasting with Model Uncertainty: Representations

    and Risk Reduction (tentative)

Chair: Masao Ogaki


Host: the Institute for Economic Studies at Keio University
Joint with Special Workshops and Econometrics Workshop

Event Reports

The first speaker for the Special Workshop series, which had been instituted this year, was Professor Keisuke Hirano (University of Arizona), who is the winner of the 2015 Japan Economic Association Nakahara Prize.
It was joint with macroeconomics, econometrics, and applied economics workshop series. The seminar was on estimation and forecasting in regression models when there is uncertainty about the choice of predictor variables, and involved active questions by many participants.