Workshop on Optimal Transport
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We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Paris Workshop on Optimal Transport with Applications to Economics and Statistics later this month.
When? Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd, 2021
Where? This is a hybrid event.
- certain presentations will be remote *via Zoom*
- or *in-person* at Sciences Po - CERI Building - 56, rue Jacob 75007 Paris - Room Jean Monnet
Registration is mandatory. If you would like to attend please contact Sandrine LEGOFF by email.
*NB The health pass will be required to enter the building*
The event is co-sponsored by Sciences Po and the European Research Council (ERC). We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the ERC under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No.866274).
Thursday, October 21st - 4 to 5.15 PM (Paris time)
4:00 - 4:45 PM : Stéphane BONHOMME (University of Chicago)
Recovering Latent Variables by Matching with Manuel Arellano (read Abstract, PDF 35.93 KB)
4:45 - 5:30 PM : Kelvin Shuangjian ZHANG (University of Waterloo)
Cyclical Ascent: A Fast Algorithm for Computing Wasserstein Barycenters with Robert McCann (read Abstract, PDF 25.34 KB)
5:30 - 5:45 PM : Break
(7:30 - 9:30 PM : Dinner upon invitation - Working session: Conclusion of the first day)
Friday, October 22nd - 2 to 7 PM (Paris time)
(12:30 - 2:00 PM : Lunch upon invitation)
2:00 - 2:45 PM : Guillaume POULIOT (University of Chicago)
Optimal Transport for Reduced Form Microeconometrics with an Application to the Beijing Black Market for Car Licenses with Oystein Daljord, Junji Xiao, Mandy Huwith (read Abstract, PDF 42.37 KB)
3:30 - 4:15 PM : Brendan PASS (University of Alberta)
A Class of Metrics on the Space of Probability Measures with Luca Nenna (read Abstract, PDF 34.56 KB)
4:15 - 4:45 PM : Break
4:45 - 5:30 PM : Robert McCANN (University of Toronto)
On the Monopolist’s Problem Facing Consumers with Nonlinear Price Preferences with Kelvin Shuangjian Zhang (read Abstract, PDF 36.31 KB)
5:30 - 6:15 PM : Philippe CHONÉ (ENSAE)
Matching Workers ’Skills and Firms’ Technologies: From Bundling to Unbundling with Francis Kramarz (read Abstract, PDF 47.75 KB)