cemmap was founded in 2000 with a grant from the Leverhulme Trust. In 2007, cemmap became a national Research Centre of the Economic and Social Research Council of the UK (ESRC). In 2011, the ESRC approved a further five years of funding, covering 2012-17.
This conference invites cemmap Fellows, International Fellows and leading econometricians from around the world to celebrate the extensive contributions of cemmap and cemmap Director Andrew Chesher to microdata methods and practice.
Research will be presented highlighting the impact of cemmap, its research and the research of its fellows. The conference aims to provide a forum to explore the frontiers of econometric research in 2014 and to define important avenues for progress for future research in microdata methods and practice.
Speakers will include:
- Victor Chernozhukov, MIT
- Jerry Hausman, MIT
- Joel Horowitz, Northwestern
- Hidehiko Ichimura, University of Tokyo
- Roger Koenker, University of Illinois
- Charles Manski, Northwestern
- Rosa Matzkin, UCLA
- Whitney Newey, MIT
This cemmap conference is being co-sponsored by the Department of Economics at UCL (University College London) and the ERC grant, ROMETA (Research on Microeconometrics: Econometric Theory and Applications).