International Seminar: Implications of Large Databases for Economics And Other Social Sciencies

Datos del Evento

Fecha de inicio: 11 / Diciembre / 2015 - 09:00 hrs.
Fecha de termino: 11 / Diciembre / 2015 - 13:00 hrs.
Cupos: Limitados
Dirección: Edifico Placa Sala P-308 Av. Diagonal Paraguay 257, Santiago

Descripción del Evento

PROGRAM

09:00 Welcome. Roberto Álvarez, Professor and Director Department of Economics, University of Chile.

09:10 Introduction. Jaime Ruiz-Tagle, Director Centro de Microdatos (CMD) and Professor Department of Economics, University of Chile.

09:20 Technical challenges for research institutions to creating, maintaining and using large databases. Dan C. Stanzione; Executive Director, The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), University of Texas at Austin.

09:50 Large data sets and research on economics of health and health public policies. Jason Abrevaya; Professor and Chairman, Department of Economics; University of Texas at Austin.

10:20 Public policy, environmental/natural resource use, socioeconomic conflict resolution and large databases. Eugenio Figueroa; Professor and Director, Center of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (CENRE), Department of Economics, University of Chile.


10:50 Coffee


11:10 Scientific information, social conflict resolution and research: Using large databases. Suzanne A. Pierce; Texas Advanced Computing Center and Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin.

11:40 Research in Labor economics and economics of education: Using large databases. Ofer Malamud: Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago.

12:10 Large databases, public policies research and governance and democracy. Jaime Ruiz-Tagle; Director Centro de Microdatos (CMD) and Professor Department of Economics, University of Chile.

12:40 Discussion (1 hour).
Questions and comments from public and speakers.