Program Participants

Alberto Abadie
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

https://economics.mit.edu/faculty/abadie/

Talk Title: Tutorial on Synthetic Control Methods: Part I

Dmitry Arkhangelsky
Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), Madrid

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xsmFT2UAAAAJ&hl=en

Talk title: Randomization-Based Inference for Synthetic Control Estimators (joint with David Hirshberg)

Anish Agarwal
Simons Institute at UC Berkeley

https://sites.google.com/view/anishagarwal

Talk Title:  Causal Matrix Completion

David Blei
Columbia University

http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~blei/

Talk Title:
On the Assumptions of Synthetic Control Methods

Jelena Bradic
UC San Diego
Matias D. Cattaneo
Princeton University

https://cattaneo.princeton.edu/

Session chair: On the Assumptions of Synthetic Control Methods

Xu Cheng
University of Pennsylvania

https://web.sas.upenn.edu/xucheng/

Session chair: Synthetic Controls for Experimental Design

Yingjie Feng
Tsinghua University

/https://sites.google.com/site/yingjieum/

Talk Title: Uncertainty quantification in synthetic controls with staggered treatment adoption (virtual session)

Guido Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/faculty/guido-w-imbens

Talk Title: A Design Based Perspective on Synthetic Control Methods

Kathleen Li
UT Austin

http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/ka…

Talk Title: Statistical Inference for the Factor Model Approach to Estimate Causal Effects in Quasi-Experimental Settings (virtual session)

Regina Liu
Rutgers University

https://statistics.rutgers.edu/people-pages/faculty/people/130-faculty/…

Session chair: Synthetic Control Methods: A Generative Machine Learning Perspective

Guillaume Pouliot
University of Chicago

https://sites.google.com/site/guillaumeallairepouliot/

Talk title: Information Criteria and Degrees of Freedom for the Synthetic Control Method (with Zhen Xie)

Uros Seljak
UC Berkeley

https://physics.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/uros-seljak

Talk Title: Synthetic control methods: a generative machine learning perspective

Devavrat Shah
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

https://devavrat.mit.edu/

Talk Title: Tutorial on Synthetic Control Methods: Part II

Dennis Shen
UC Berkeley

https://deshen24.github.io/

Talk title: Synthetic Interventions

Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen
University of Pennsylvania

https://statistics.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/ett/

Talk Title: Theory for Identification and inference with Synthetic Controls: A Proximal Causal Inference Framework

Rocío Titiunik
Princeton University

https://scholar.princeton.edu/titiunik/home

Session 3 chair: Randomization-Based Inference for Synthetic Control Estimators (joint with David Hirshberg)

Stefan Wager
Stanford University

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/faculty/stefan-wager/

Talk Title: Off-Policy Evaluation in Partially Observed Markov Decision Processes

Hongyu Zhao
Yale University
Jinglong Zhao
Boston University

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=20ONf2oAAAAJ&hl=en

Talk title: Synthetic controls for experimental design