Conference

CIOT/IFS debate: The future of tax simplification

Date:
| 18:00 - 21:15
Location: Royal Society of Arts

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.

Conference

IFS Annual Lecture: Professor David Autor (MIT) - "Economic and political consequences of China’s rise for the United States: Lessons from the China shock"

Date:
| 18:30 - 20:00
Location: The Royal Society

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.

Training Course

Partial identification in practice

Date:
- | 10:00 - 17:00
Location: UCL Economics Department
Tutor: Adam Rosen Duke University

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.

Workshop

Workshop on The Regression Discontinuity Design: Methodological Issues and Applications in Economics, Statistics and Epidemiology

Date:
| 09:00 - 17:00
Location: Institute for Fiscal Studies
Organisers: Marcos Vera-Hernandez University College London , Gianluca Baio UCL , Federico Ricciardi UCL

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.

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