Workshop on Microeconometrics: Theory and Applications

 Workshop on Microeconometrics: Theory and Applications 



March 12, 2016 (Saturday) 

N303 Economics Building, Xiamen University 



9:00 am – 9:10 am   Opening Ceremony


Morning Session

Chair: Ying Fang (WISE and SOE, Xiamen University)


9:10 am – 9:55 am


Keynote Speaker: James J. Heckman (University of Chicago)


9:55 am –10:25 am

Bayesian Analysis for Nonparametric Regime Shift Models

Yingxing Li (WISE, Xiamen University)


10:25 am –10:55 am

Coffee Break


10:55 am –11:25 am

Estimating a Dynamic Discrete Choice Model with Partial Observability for Household Mortgage Default and Prepayment Behaviors

Chao Ma (WISE and SOE, Xiamen University)


11:25 am –11:55 am

A New Class of Tests for Overidentifying Restrictions in Moment Conditions Models


Xuexin Wang (WISE, Xiamen University)


11:55am –12:25 pm

The Law of One Price: New Evidence from China (1997-2012)

Jianan Li (SOE, Xiamen University)


12:30pm –2:00 pm



Afternoon Session

Chair: Haiqiang Chen (WISE and SOE, Xiamen University)


2:00pm –2:45 pm



Panel Models with Interactive Effects


Keynote Speaker: Cheng Hsiao (University of Southern California)


2:45pm –3:15 pm

Interbank Intermediation

Marcel Bluhm (WISE, Xiamen University)


3:15pm –3:45 pm

Empirical Microeconometrics Research Using NAIVE: A STATA Demonstration

Qingliang Fan (WISE, Xiamen University)


3:45pm –4:15 pm

Coffee Break 


4:15pm –4:45 pm

Does Regional Competition Promote Growth in China?: An Empirical Study of Financial Access

Xiaoyi Han (WISE, Xiamen University)


4:45pm –5:15 pm

Memories of Colonial Law: The Inheritance of Human Capital and the Location of Joint Ventures in Early Reform China

Cheryl Long (WISE and SOE, Xiamen University)


5:15pm –5:45 pm

Hedonic Prices, Taxation, and Imperfect Competition

Kent Zhao (WISE, Xiamen University)

How to apply

We invite you to explore our various study programs. By joining us, we are sure you would find your time here intellectually rewarding and challenging.


Contact information

Tel.: +86(0)592-2189805
Address: N106 Economics Building, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, P.R. China 361005

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