Econometrician's Corner

We are happy to provide a video link from our recent Journal of Econometrics Panel Session "Econometrics in the 21st Century, Challenges and Opportunities" at the ASSA meetings in San Diego. The panelists are: Gary Chamberlain, Angus Deaton, Lars Hansen, Guido Imbens, Dan McFadden, Rosa Matzkin, and Chris Sims.

We thank the Econometric Society for hosting this session at the meetings.






The Editorial Board of the Journal of Econometrics is pleased to announce the following initiatives.

A themed issue is a collection of six more more papers on the same topic. The following themed issues have been approved. Submission is open to all.

  • Time varying parameters and score drive model. Siem Koopmans Guest AE. (Closed)
  • Models of matched employer-employee Data. Deadline May 15, 2020. David Card, Lars Vihuber and Ian Schmutte Guest AEs. Theme code [Match]
  • Predictive modeling of financial data. Deadline Oct 31, 2020. Robert Taylor, Alan Timermann, and Dacheng Xiu Guest AEs. Theme code [Predict] Details here
  • Climate Econometrics. Deadline Dec 15, 2020.


Guidelines for proposing a theme can be found here


The Editorial board also invites submissions on the following topics targeted for publication in 2021/22:

  • external/proxy variables [proxy] Deadline March 31, 2020 extended to April 15.
  • synthetic control [Synctl]
  • difference-in-difference estimation with fixed effects [FeDiD]



Other topics of on-going interest are:

  • experimental data
  • deep learning neural network modeling
  • clustered standard errors
  • new computation and optimization methods
  • semi- and non-parametric estimation
  • climate change

All papers go through the regular review process. Six or more papers on the same topic will be published as a theme. Please indicate in the cover letter the appropriate theme from the list above.

For planning purposes, authors are encouraged to indicate their in intent to submit here




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