Graduate students travel abroad to present research in Economics

By Melva Robertson | May 24, 2019

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Juan Estrada and Diego Rojas (pictured left to right) present their papers at the Econometrics of Networks conference in Romania.

Third year graduate students in Economics, Juan Estrada and Diego Rojas, presented their papers, “The Ties that Bind in Academic Economics Publishing,” and the “Network of Money Circulation” at The Econometrics of Networks conference in Păltiniș, Sibiu, Romania on May 16-17, 2019. Their research will be submitted for potential publication in the Volume 42 edition of the Advances in Econometrics series. 

The conference, organized by the National Bank of Romania and Lucian Blaga University, brings together economists, econometricians, networking methodologists and statisticians to share new developments.

Rojas visits the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, Canada in June 2019 where for a presentation of his research to the Bank’s research economists and policy makers. Additionally, Estrada returns to Europe in July 2019 after receiving a full scholarship to attend the CRC TR 224 Summer School on the Econometrics of Peer Effects and Social Interactions in Annweiler, Germany. He joins 24 doctoral students, as well as recent post-docs in Economics, to learn the most cutting-edge methods to empirically analyze peer effects and social interactions/social networks.