SIdE is pleased to announce the First Italian Workshop of Econometrics and Empirical Economics (IWEEE): Panel Data Models and Applications, which will take place on

January 25th-26th, 2018, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy.


The workshop focuses on methodological advances and innovative applications of state of the art econometric methods for panel data. With the increasing availability of longitudinal datasets, such methods are becoming standard and essential tools in applied research. Nonetheless, panel data econometrics is continuously undergoing theoretical advances and finding new fields of application. The workshop welcomes the presentation of theoretical and applied papers developing and/or applying micro and macro panel data econometric methods in the form of oral presentations and posters.

Econometric Reviews - conference special issue: A selection of papers will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of Econometric Reviews. Submission details will be posted in due time on the conference website​.

Keynote speakers: Prof. Manuel Arellano (CEMFI, Madrid) and Prof. Marco Lippi (EIEF, Rome)

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Program Committee: Francesco Bartolucci (University of Perugia - Chair), Erich Battistin (Queen Mary University of London), Stefano Fachin (University of Rome La Sapienza), Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen), Chiara Monfardini (University of Bologna), Paolo Paruolo (Joint Research Center, Ispra), Franco Peracchi (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Georgetown University), Claudia Pigini (Università Politecnica delle Marche), Alessandro Sembenelli (University of Turin), Arthur van Soest (Tilburg University).


Local Organizing Committee: Claudio Morana (University of Milano Bicocca - Chair), Matteo Manera (University of Milano Bicocca), Matteo Pelagatti (University of Milano Bicocca – Vice Chair).



SIdE members: early registration, 110€ or 60€ (for students); late registration (after December 8th, 2017), 150€.

Non SIdE members:  Early bird (until 1 December 2017): 250€; Late (after 1 December 2017): 400€

You can become SIdE member  here


Financial support for young participants: Limited financial support for young researchers will be available upon formal application. Funded visiting research opportunities (1 month), at key research Italian institutions belonging to the SIdE network, are also foreseen.


Submission of papers: Papers can be submitted electronically in pdf format (with a limit of one paper per submitter) to the email address: The deadline for submissions is September 30th, 2017. The decision notification date is November 18th, 2017.


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