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NIPE SUMMER SCHOOL | 20thEdition

DIFFERENCE-IN-DIFFERENCES WITH PANEL DATA AND REPEATED CROSS SECTIONS

with Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

15 TO 18 JULY 2024
UNIVERSITY OF MINHO | BRAGA – PORTUGAL

Instruction

Jeffrey M. Wooldridge is University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Walter Adams Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Economics at Michigan State University, where he has taught since 1991. He previously taught at MIT. He received his bachelor of arts, with majors in computer science and economics, from the University of California, Berkeley, and his doctorate in economics from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Wooldridge is a fellow of the Econometric Society and of the Journal of Econometrics, and is a founding fellow of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. His other awards include the Distinguished Author award from the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Plura Scripset award from Econometric Theory, and the Sir Richard Stone prize from the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He has also served on several editorial boards, including as editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. Dr. Wooldridge has written chapters for the Handbook of Econometrics and the Handbook of Applied Econometrics. He is the author of of the textbooks Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach (South-Western, 7e, 2019) and Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data (MIT Press, 2e, 2010).

Course Outline and Programming Languages

Course outline

TBA

Laboratory/practical sessions will be taught using Stata, and participants are expected to bring their laptops.
Temporary licenses will be freely provided to participants during the summer school.

Entry Requirements

A graduate degree (MSc or PhD) in Economics, Management, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related fields. We also welcome applications from qualified MSc students in these fields.

Please note that ECTS credits are not issued for this summer school.

Daily Schedule

15-17 July (Monday to Wednesday)

  • 9:15-10:30 (75-minute lecture)
  • Coffee Break
  • 10:45-12:00 (75-minute lecture)
  • Lunch Break
  • 13:30-14:45 (75-minute lecture)
  • Coffee Break
  • 15:00-16:30 (90-minute practical session)

July 18 (Thursday)

Professor Wooldridge will give a research seminar in the morning (exact time TBA).

Registration and Fees

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Registration type

Students need to provide a letter from their advisor confirming their student status.

We will reply to your message with instructions on how to proceed with the payment of the registration fee.

NIPE/EEG informs that photographs and/or video will be taken at this event for academic activity reporting purposes.
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Registration in the summer school by qualified applicants is accepted on a rolling basis, meaning that the registration will close once it reaches the maximum intake of 40 participants.

Early registration: 650€ Late registration: 800€
Students* (PhD, Master) early registration: 500€ Students* (PhD, Master) late registration: 650€

 

* Students need to provide a letter from their advisor confirming their student status;
The application deadline is June 30th, 2024; The early-bird discount applies to payments made on or before June 3rd, 2024.
A cancellation fee of 100 EUR is charged for cancellations until July 5th, 2024. No reimbursements will be made for cancellations after this date.
Fees cover attendance, lunches and two refreshments from Monday to Wednesday (July 15–17), and a bus pass (provided upon registration) which allows you to use Braga’s public transport (TUB) at no cost during the summer school.

Organizing Team

Luís Sá

E-mail: luis.sa@eeg.uminho.pt

Nelson Areal 

E-mail: nareal@eeg.uminho.pt

Susana Figueiredo 

E-mail: nipe.summerschool@eeg.uminho.pt
Phone: +351 253 604 518

Pratical Information

The summer school will take place at the School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. EEG-UMinho was founded on 10 March 1982. It is an organic unit of education, research and interaction with society.

It focus on activities ranging from the sciences of economics to business administration and political science and international relations, and other related areas. It offers 8 Bachelor Programmes, 14 Master Programmes and 5 PhD Programmes, accounting for approximately 2500 students. The School is widely recognised for the quality of its research: it integrates 2 Research Units, one of which achieved a maximum rating of “Excellent” by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

The closest airport to Braga is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, in Porto, which stands some 45 Km away from Braga. For GPS users, the coordinates to UMinho are (according to Google Earth): 41°33’41.00″N and 8°23’54.45″W.

The easiest way to get to Braga is by using the “get Bus”, which does daily transfers from the Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport to Braga.

Note that as an alternative, you can take the subway, Line Violeta to Campanhã Station [about 33 minutes, between 6am and 1:30am]. From there you should get the train to Braga. Information on train prices and timetables can be found in the CP website. Braga train station is 5 minutes walking distance from the city centre.

From Porto airport to Braga participants can also:

  • rent a car
  • take a taxi
  • a bus service is also available from downtown Porto (Rua Alfredo Magalhaes)

These are the hotels with which we negotiated special prices for Summer School participants.

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SINGLE
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LOCATION Near University (5 min walking distance)
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Reservations: res.melia.braga@meliaportugal.com
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LOCATION City centre
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LOCATION City centre
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Hotel do Parque, Hotel do Elevador
and Hotel do Templo
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LOCATION Bom Jesus
Mountain
(10 min by car)
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Hotel do Lago and Hotel João Paulo II
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LOCATION Bom Jesus
Mountain
(10 min by car)
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SINGLE €-
DOUBLE €-
LOCATION Near University (10 min walking distance)
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SINGLE
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LOCATION  Braga train station (buses running to and from the university of Minho every 15 minutes).
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Reservations: www.axishoteis.com

 

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LOCATION City centre
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SINGLE €-
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LOCATION City centre
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