June 2023 - Africa Training Workshop in Econometrics (ATWE-2023)
Title: Climate Change and Causal Inference
Date: June 12-14, 2023
Purpose: This workshop will combine lectures on current research in climate economics together with an introduction to causal inference methods. Topics in climate economics include the social cost of carbon, damage functions and their estimation, and open questions in the literature. The causal inference component will include an introduction to the potential outcomes framework, randomized control trials, instrumental variables and difference-in-differences.
Format: Fully remote
Registration fees: 100 USD
Topics and Instructors:
Climate Economics, Maximilian Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley
Causal Inference, Desire Kedagni, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Deadline for application: April 23, 2023
Applicants shall provide a detailed CV and a cover letter (in pdf format)
All applicants must have active membership to the Econometric Society. To become member or to renew your membership, click here
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2023
Note: Financial support is available for underfunded Africa-based graduate students and researchers. You may apply by providing a letter of request and an ID proof of affiliation.