About the Speaker
Professor Tong Li is Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in Social and Natural Sciences and Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University. His primary research and teaching interests are microeconometrics with a focus on identification and inference of econometric models with latent variables, and game-theoretic models. He also studies dynamic/nonlinear panel data models, and empirical microeconomics with a focus on empirical analysis of strategic behavior of agents with asymmetric information. In addition, he studies causal inference and develops methods in identification and estimation of treatment effects that can be used in analyzing microeconomic data and evaluating policies. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the American Statistical Association Committee on Law and Justice Statistics. He has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Econometric Methods, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and he is currently serving as Co-Editor of the Journal of Econometric Methods. Since 1999 he has supervised sixteen Ph.D. dissertations and has placed students on faculty at London School of Economics, National Chi-Nan University, North Carolina State University, National University of Singapore, Queens University, Remin University of China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Temple University, University of Alabama, University of Texas at San Antonio, and also at Amazon and Google as economist/data scientist, among others.
Who Should Attend
This seminar is open to professors and postgraduate students of Graduate school of Business Administration and Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University.
Please register for the seminar by October 18th to secure your spot. Registration is Free, and space is limited, so don’t miss this opportunity.
Seiichiro Mizuta (Assistant Professor, Kobe University)