Data Science seminar
Date : August 22, 2022 (Monday)
Time : 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: NKN Hall
Applications of Statistical Learning in Economic Research
LUISS University and a research affiliate at CEPR, Italy.
Applied research in economics is focused on causality, interpretability and explaining variability in outcomes. I summarize recent papers that apply statistical learning methods in economics to describe how the objectives of economic research can be better achieved by the application of statistical tools.
Short Bio: Dr Megha Patnaik is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics & Finance, LUISS University and a research affiliate at CEPR, Italy. Her research interests include management practices, small businesses, and family ownership of firms. She received her PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 2017.