The Banque de France is happy to announce that it will host the 18th International Panel Data Conference in its new conference centre, in the very heart of Paris, on July 5th and 6th, 2012.

This will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the very first conference on panel data econometrics ever, organized in 1977 by Jacques Mairesse, Pascal Mazodier and Alain Trognon at INSEE (Paris), as well as the 25th anniversary of the first conference of the current series of International Panel Data Conferences, organized in 1987 at Paris-Val de Marne University by ERUDITE, an academic research centre that focuses on panel data econometrics.

The aim of the conference is to bring together economists, econometricians, statisticians and social scientists who are interested in or are working on panel data issues. The program will consist of invited and contributed papers that cover a broad spectrum of theoretical and applied panel data research. Keynote speakers will include Christian Gourieroux, Jerry Hausman, Franz Palm, Matthew Shapiro and Jean-Pierre Urbain.

Important dates:

  • Submissions start: November 1, 2011
  • Submissions end: March 31st, 2012
  • Notification of authors: April 30th, 2012
  • Deadline for speakers´ registration : June 15th, 2012
  • Conference dates: July 5-6, 2012

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