Keynote Speakers

Raffaella Giacomini (University College London)

Raffaella Giacomini is a Professor of Economics at University College London and a Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Her research interests are in time series econometrics, forecasting and applied macroeconomics. She is a research fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics, the Society for Financial Econometrics, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and DIW Berlin, member of the Econometric Society Regional Standing Committee, and was Chair of the EEA Women in Economics Committee, among other professional contributions. She received a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant in 2016. She is currently co-editor of the Journal of Econometric Methods and associate editor of the Econometrics Journal and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Thierry Magnac (University of Toulouse)

Thierry Magnac has been a Professor of Economics at the University of Toulouse since 2005. His research agenda is set on empirical issues in the economics of education, labor and housing, and on methodological issues in microeconometrics. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, and of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. He received an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council in 2012 regarding the structural econometric modelling of the dynamics of household behavior. He is one of the coeditors of the Journal of Applied Econometrics and he is a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for Applied Econometrics.

Elena Manresa (New York University)

Elena Manresa is an econometrician at the NYU Department of Economics. Her research interests are in microeconometrics of panel data and applied microeconomics,  with applications to networks and matched employer-employee data. She received two NSF Grants for the years 2017-2020. She received her PhD in Economics from CEMFI in 2014 and was an Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management before joining NYU in 2017.

Liangjun Su (Tsinghua University)

Liangjun Su is C.V. Starr Chair Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. He earned his PhD in Economics at the University of California, San Diego in 2004 and spent his first four years as Assistant and Associate Professor in the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, before moving to the Singapore Management University (SMU) in 2008. He became a Full Professor of Economics at SMU in July 2012 and one of the first named chair professors of economics at SMU in July 2016, before joining Tsinghua University in 2020.