BBS Winter Term 2016/17

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Winter Term 2016/17

The PhD Research Seminar in Mathematics for Economics and Business takes place on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 13:30 in seminar room D4.4.008 (Building D4, Entrance A, Level 4).

The seminar is a forum where PhD students and postdocs present their research projects; work in progress is fully ok. Moreover, some more senior faculty members talk about their work.

October 5:
Stefanos Dimitrakopoulos
(University of Warwick):State Dependence and Stickiness of Sovereign Credit Ratings: Evidence from a Panel of Countries

October 12:
Sabrina Dorn
(ETH Zürich):Balancing Optimized Estimation of Treatment Effects

October 19: TWO TALKS
11:15 - 12:00
Annalisa Cadonna
(University of California, Santa Cruz): Bayesian spectral modeling for multiple time series
12:30 - 13:15
Riccardo Rastelli
(University College Dublin): A dynamic latent position model for a bipartite network of Irish directorates

October 26:
no seminar (national holiday)

November 2:
no seminar

November 9:
Camilla Damian:
EM Algorithm for Noisy Gaussian and Point Process Information

November 16:
Imke Redeker
(Brandenburg University of Technology): A structural model for credit risk with asymmetric information and a switching default barrier
! Change of location:
room D4.0.019 (Building D4, Entrance A, Level 0)

November 23:
Thomas Rusch:
Nonparametric assessment of clusteredness via the OPTICS Cordillera
! Change of location:
room D4.0.127 (Building D4, Entrance A, Level 0)

November 30:
Rainer Hirk and Laura Vana:
Cross-sectional multivariate ordinal regression models: An analysis of corporate credit ratings

December 7:
Thomas Rusch:
The STOPS framework for structure optimized proximity scaling

December 14:
Matt Taddy:
Deep Counterfactual Prediction using Instrumental Variables

December 21:
no seminar

January 11:
Michaela Szölgyenyi:
A numerical method for SDEs appearing in insurance and financial mathematics

January 18:
Gertraud Malsiner-Walli:
Sparse Bayesian finite mixtures

January 25:
no seminar