This is the ninth in a series of lectures and debates being organised by the CIOT and the IFS to promote debate among policy-makers, opinion-formers and the wider tax and economics communities on the future of the UK and international tax systems.
We’re pleased to announce that Professor David Autor will give the 2017 IFS Annual Lecture on trade, the labour market, and low wages. Professor Autor is the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Associate Head of their Department of Economics.
Partial identification allows applied researchers to learn about parameters of interest without requiring them to make assumptions that guarantee point identification. This course offers applied researchers an introduction to partial identification and its use in empirical work in economics.
This workshop aims at discussing recent methodological issues and applications of the regression discontinuity design (RDD). The RDD is an econometric quasi-experimental design aimed at estimating the causal effects of a treatment by exploiting naturally occurring or externally imposed treatment rules.