The Millennium Institute MIPP, in collaboration with the Doctorado en Sistemas de Ingeniería (DSI) and the Magister en Economía Aplicada (MAGCEA) , invites to participate in the second version of “Summer School in Economics”.
Summer School in Economics is oriented to postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students who are interested in Economics and related fields. Renowned professors will teach topics at the forefront of Economics research. This second version of Summer School in Economics will present three courses:
Empirical Corporate Finance
Profesor: Andrés Liberman, NYU Stern
This course provides a brief introduction to methods used in empirical corporate and household finance research, with applications on selected topics in the area like financial constraints and investments, capital structure, financial intermediation, and financial contracting, among others. The course will cover the basic OLS regression setup, as well as techniques to deal with identification concerns: Instrumental Variables, Difference-in-differences, and Regression Discontinuity Design.
Requirements: Intermediate Microeconomics, Basic Econometrics.
Course in English
Economía de la Innovación
Profesor: Jorge Lemus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
This course will present a brief introduction to Innovation Economics. Innovation is one of the main engines for economic growth. However, the market of ideas present inefficiency failures that need intervention. One of the mechanisms to compensate innovators is the use of Intellectual Propriety in different forms (licenses, copyright, trademarks, etc.). The course will study why failures exist in the market of ideas and which economic incentives are used to solve them. The course will cover empirical and theoretical aspects.
Requirements: Basic Statistics.
Course in Spanish
Estimación de Demanda con Fricciones de Elección
(Demand Estimation with Choice Frictions)
Profesor: Juan Pablo Atal, University of Pennsylvania
This course will study the estimation of demand models with choice frictions, such as inertia, searching costs, and deviations from the perfect optimization model. The course will explore how these frictions have been incorporated to estimate recent discrete choice models of empirical Industrial Organization.
Requirements: Intermediate Econometrics, Basic Microeconomics.
Course in Spanish
Call for Registration: October 1st, 2016
Registration Deadline: November 15th, 2016
Confirmation of Attendees: November 21st, 2016
To attend, submit your information in the registration form. If scholarship is requested, indicate it in the registration form. Attendance through confirmation.
Summer School' scholarship covers meals, residency, and flight tickets depending on the student’s grades. Open to students of Latin America.
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Registration: Please complete the registration form and send your grade transcript email@example.com . For graduate professionals, the participation will be subjected to case by case revision, depending on availability.
Scholarship: Besides the documents required for registration, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org : Curriculum Vitae; scanned copy of passport or I.D. card; a motivation letter (max. half a page); and a recommendation letter from a Professor. Applications will be accepted only if the required documents are sent during the established period.
Summer School in Economics does not have a cost for the attendees. Vacancies are limited and the attendance is subjected to confirmation by MIPP.
More information in this link.