The Econometrics Journal News

Big Data: What are the best methods to use

  • Published Date: 02 June 2016

This, and other key questions were discussed and filmed at the RES 2016 conference at the University of Sussex at Brighton.

To view click on the relevant link below.

Big Data: What are the best methods to use? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ldm3YAJkDwM

Does having lots of choice guarantee making the right decision? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuvrrjXaRaQ

What is the future of Economics? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Xgn_1Mo6g

Christian Hansen (University of Chicago Booth School of Economics) was interviewed about econometrics and his work on the best methods to use to understand Big Data.

Bruce Hansen (University of Wisconsin) discussed how to choose the best models for economists to study the world with and does having lots of choice guarantee making the right decision?

The interviewer was Soumaya Keynes from “The Economist”.

Furthermore, Andrew Chesher, (incoming president of the Royal Economic Society) and Ferdinando Guigliano (La Repubblica) discussed the future of economics.

To view these interviews please click the links above.

For more videos please visit

http://www.res.org.uk/view/special-session-menu.html and

http://www.res.org.uk/view/PrizesMenuEconometrics.html

Page Options

Related Links

Journal Performance

EctJ has an improved two year Impact Factor of 1.116 up from last year’s 0.818.

The 5-year Impact Factor is at its highest ever figure now at 1.579 (up from 1.488 in 2014). Read more

RES 2016 Conference Interview with Andrew Chesher

View Video

RES 2016 Conference "Model Selection and Inference" interview with Bruce Hansen

View Video

RES 2016 Conference "Model Selection and Inference" interview with Chris Hansen

View Video

Special Issue on Econometrics of Networks

Read More

Tribute to Edmond Malinvaud

By Peter C. B. Phillips. Read More

Journal Permissions

Permission information on reproducing Journal content.