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Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 31 n° 301

Posts Tagged ‘interference’

Recent Advances in Causal Inference for Policy Evaluation

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 23 Mag 2017

Roma Fino al 31 Maggio 2017 Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Aula 3B Via Gabriello Chiabrera, 199.The Department of Political Science, University Roma Tre has organized an international workshop: Recent Advances in Causal Inference for Policy Evaluation to be held from May 4th to May 31st. that is endorsed by Italian Association of Regional Science (AISRe). This is an advanced workshop in policy evaluation, focused on several econometric methods used to draw causal claims about the effectiveness of public policies and programs. The topics covered have special salience in the field of program evaluation. Often depending on the identification strategy used, different empirical studies might give different or even opposite answers to the same policy question. For this reason, it is crucial to understand pro and cons of the research designs and the econometric tools employed to generate such findings. To this end, the workshop will present recent advances in the field of casual inference such as mediation analysis, interaction among units, sample selection, and endogeneity in the presence of heterogeneous effects. Schedule: May: 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 30, 31 Weekly Seminars on May 2017 Guest Speakers: Giovanni Mellace, University of Southern Denmark May: 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 30, 31 Laura Forastiere, University of Florence May: 18 The venue is Department of Political Science, University Roma Tre, Via Gabriello Chiabrera, 199 Rome.http://scienzepolitiche.uniroma3.it/blog/archives/17553

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The Economist in edicola oggi

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 21 gennaio 2011

Questa settimana segnalo nella sezione Europe: –  L’editoriale su  Berlusconi: A party Animal – Why the prime minister may yet survive his latest sordid sex scandals   –  L’editoriale sulla Spagna e Zapatero: A great burden for Zapatero to bear – The Spanish prime minister has become reluctant convert reform – but maybe too little, too late  –  L’articolo sulla Francia: Ties across the Mediterranean – A principle of non-interference that is not always applied in practice –  La rubrica Charlemagne sulla crisi dell’euro: The name’s Bond. Eurobond – The European Union finds an unexpected new hero in the financial markets  Mentre nella sezione Leaders:-   Lo special report che si occupa dibattito sull’ineguaglianza e le differenze di reddito: The rich and the rest – What to do (and not do)about inequality. –   L’editoriale sulla valuta cinese: The rise of the redback – China will have to open its financial market if it wants the yuan to rival the dollar –  L’analisi sulla BP e la Russia: How bad is BP? – Russia is an unsavoury place to do business;that does not make BP’s Russian deal wrong
Editor’s highlights  Around the world inequality is once again becoming an issue. China’s president, Britain’s prime minister, America’s second-richest man and the head of the International Monetary Fund have all worried, loudly and publicly, about the dangers of a rising gap between the rich and the rest. A survey of those due to gather in Davos next week named it as one of the two main global problems. This week we have a special report on the new global elite. In our cover leader, we argue much of the recent hand-wringing about widening inequality is based on sloppy thinking. In many cases it is part of a meritocratic process. Rather than attacking inequality itself, politicians should strike at the most pernicious, unfair sorts of income disparity and allow more people to move upwards. That would also boost growthTunisia’s lesson for the Arabs Let the scent of jasmine spread The science of sexual abstinence Restraint can be good for you Could the yuan replace the dollar as the reserve currency? Only if China opens up its markets Black gold and tar sands Alberta’s story Chinese mothers: not that good really Seen from Asia, the tiger mum phenomenon looks rather more complicated.

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