Recent developments in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics Analysis

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all scholars for their contribution to the INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) : “Recent developments in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics Analysis”.

Over 100 scholars from 13 Universities (University of Southern California, University of Oxford, Shanghai University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Illinois, Singapore Management University, Universitas Indonesia, Asia University, CUHK, CityU, OU, HKBU and HKSYU) gave their time and resources to contribute to the IIDS events.

The goal of econometrics is “to put empirical flesh and blood on theoretical structures” (Johnston, 1984, p. 5).

Johnston J. (1984). Econometric Methods (3rd ed.). Singapore: McGraw-Hill.

Modern research in economics and finance demands sophisticated econometric skills and models. This IIDS intends to provide participants insight on recent developments in econometrics in three areas:

By the end of July 2019, this website has recorded over 1576 views and 148 visitors from 13 countries (HK, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Australia, US, South Korea, India, Ireland, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines and Colombia).   

All of your contribution made the IIDS project success and it was a great pleasure to see so many of you joining us. Hopefully you enjoyed the IIDS events and you can take the opportunity to extend your academic networks.

This IIDS project is fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project no. UGC/IIDS15/B02/18)

About us

Principal Investigator

Dr. YUEN W. K. Thomas

Co-Investigators

Dr. WOO K.Y.

Dr. TANG C. H. Edward

Honourable Speakers (Seminars and Workshops)

Prof Cheng HSIAO (Department of Economics, University of Southern California)

Professor Wing-Keung WONG (Chair Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Fintech Center, and Big Data Research Center, Asia University, Taiwan)

Dr. Jurgen DOORNIK (University of Oxford)

Conference Keynote Speaker

Professor Wing-Keung WONG (Chair Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Fintech Center, and Big Data Research Center, Asia University, Taiwan)

Conference Advisory Committee

Prof. YU Fu Lai, Tony (Head of Economics and Finance, SYU)

Dr. LEE Shu Kam (Assoc. Head of Economics and Finance, SYU)

Dr. CHEN Toro Tao (University of Macau)

Conference Organizing Committee

Dr. YUEN Wai Kee, Thomas (PI)

Dr. WOO Kai Yin (Co-PI)

Dr. TANG Chi Ho, Edward (Co-PI)

Ms. CHAK Suet Ching (SYU)

Ms. CHU Wan Ling (SYU)