LSU to host Advances in Econometrics Conference

Cheng Hsiao head shot

The work of Professor Cheng Hsiao will be honored during the October 2018 Advances in Econometrics Conference.  

October 25, 2018

BATON ROUGE – On Oct. 26-28, the Louisiana State University Department of Economics will host the Advances in Econometrics Conference at the Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU.

The conference is focused on research that honors the work of Cheng Hsiao, a professor of economics at the University of Southern California. Hsiao is an active researcher who serves on several boards and advises numerous institutions of higher learning.

The conference features speakers from USC, Australian National University, Rice University, Vanderbilt, University of Toronto, Syracuse University, Universite catholique de Louvain, National Tsing Hua University and LSU.

A full agenda is available online.

About Advances in Econometrics
Advances in Econometrics aims to annually publish original scholarly econometrics papers on designated topics with the intention of expanding the use of developed and emerging econometric techniques by disseminating ideas on the theory and practice of econometrics throughout the empirical economic, business and social science literature. The series of research annuals, Advances in Econometrics, began in 1982. Starting in 2002 at LSU, with volume 17 in the series, a small conference is held that is attended by authors who submit proposals for research papers to be included in a volume. Visit the AIE home page for more information.

About the Department of Economics
The Department of Economics at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business offers courses that provide its undergraduate and graduate students an intellectual challenge and strong analytic training and the tools to understand the economic and social problems faced both domestically and internationally. The faculty’s dedication to quality teaching and research is reflected by numerous awards received and peer-reviewed scholarly articles published in high-quality economic journals. For more information, visit our home page or call 225-578-5211.

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