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Course Description

The 17th Advanced Summer School in Economics and Econometrics will be held from July 9th to July 15th2023, at the University Campus in Rethymno, Crete. The topic of the School is “Bayesian Machine Learning Methods for Modeling Macroeconomic and Financial Time Series“.

Prof. Dimitris Korobilis, Professor of Econometrics, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UK, will be the guest lecturer.

Up to 30 students will be accepted to the program.

Since 2006 the Department of Economics of the University of Crete is successfully running its Advanced Summer School in Economics and Econometrics. The broader objective of this series of events is to provide advanced training for young researchers from all over Europe and beyond on important disciplines of economics and econometrics. The Summer School follow a traditional structure: lectures in the morning and computer practical sessions in the afternoon. The specialized topic varies from year to year and reflects issues that are currently lively areas of new research and policy interest. The faculty is comprised of leaders in the field, and offers an overall coverage of the specialist area.

Magdalena Erdem, ASSEE 2014

The course justified my expectations completely! 

The organization of the course was excellent and I do not hesitate to recommend ASSEE to anyone who wants to learn some theory of interest as well as practical aspects of econometrics.

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Through systematic interaction participants will be encouraged to compare their approaches and examine their research work. A unique opportunity will be given to advanced doctoral students to present their own work and to discuss it with the Distinguished Guest Professor. The Advanced Summer School Series on Economics and Econometrics facilitates the establishment of contacts between young researchers coming from various universities and research institutions throughout Europe.

Instructor

Dimitris Korobilis is Professor of Econometrics at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow and senior fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis. He works in the field of applied macroeconomics and finance, and applied econometrics. He has worked as consultant for (among others) the European Central Bank, the South African Reserve Bank, and the Scottish Government, and his forecasting models have been adopted by numerous international organizations. Dimitris has published in Journal of Econometrics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and International Economic Review, and he serves as an Associate Editor for Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.

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