Room A334, Ekonomikum (floor 3)Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address: Box 513, 751 20 Uppsala

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday 12.00-14.00, and Wednesday, Thursday 10.00-12.00.

Tel. 018 471 10 10, 018 471 10 11

E-mail:

sophie.skogehall@im.uu.se

klara.runesson@im.uu.se

# Seminars

### Fall 2019 (Sep - Dec)

All seminars will take place at 10.15 - 11:30 in Ekonomikum room H317.

**Sep 11 : KRISTOFER MÅNSSON, Professor, **

**Jönköping University**

**Titel: **A Wavelet-Based Variance Ratio Unit Root Test for a System of Equations

**Sep 18 : OLEG SEYSOV, Senior Lecturer, **

**Linköping University**

**Titel: **PSICA: Decision trees for probabilistic subgroup identification with categorical treatments

_____

**Oct 02: PER AHLGREN / PETER SJÖGÅRDE, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Titel: **Granularity of algorithmically constructed publication-level classifications of research publications: Identification of topics and specialties

**Oct 09: JOAKIM WESTERLUND, Professor, Lund University**

**Titel: **Tests of equal forecasting accuracy for nested models with estimated cce factors

**Oct 11: SEBASTIAN ANKARGREN, Ph.D. Thesis Defense**

**Titel: **VAR Models, Cointegration and Mixed-Frequency Data

**OCT 16: MÅRTEN SCHULTZBERG, Doktorand, Statistiska inst, Uppsala universitet**

**Titel: **Safeguarding against failed randomization in rerandomization designs

_____

**Nov 13 : DAVID KÄLLBERG, Umeå universitet**

**Titel: **Entropy balancing for estimation of average causal eFFects

**Nov 20: MARIJA CVIJOVIC, Universitetslektor, Gothenburg universitet**

**Titel:**

**Nov 27: INGRID MATTSSON, Doktorand, Statistiska inst, Uppsala universitet **

**Titel: **

______

**Dec 04: N/A**

**Dec 05: (Special Seminar) PENG DING, Professor, UC Berkley **

**Titel: **

**Dec 06: MÅRTEN SCHULTZBERG, Ph.D. Thesis Defense**

**Titel: **

**Dec 11 : PAULINA JONEUS, Doktorand, Statistiska inst, Uppsala universitet**

**Titel: **

**Dec 18 : TBA!**

**Titel: **

_______________________________________________________________________________

### Spring 2019 (Jan - May)

All seminars take place in Ekonomikum, Room317 at 10.15 - 11:30.

**Jan 23: SEBASTIAN ANKARGREN, Department of Statistiscs, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Nowcasting using large mixed-frequency BVARs with stochastic volatility

**Jan 24: KENNETH BOLLEN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA**

**Title: **A novel method for testing dimensionality of measures using instrumental variables

**Jan 30: REINHARD FURRER, Department of Mathematics, University of Zürich, Switzerland**

**Title: **Interpolation for huge spatial datasets: theory, implementations and ideas

_____

**Feb 13: ROLF LARSSON, Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Discrete factor analysis

**Feb 27: **INGRID MATTSSON, Department of Statistiscs, Uppsala University** (Cancelled!!!)**

_____

**Mar 06: PER AHLGREN, Planning Diviison and Department of Statistiscs, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Academic background, tasks at the planning division and current research

**Mar 13: N/A**

**Title: **

**Mar 27: HÅKON OTNEIM, Norwegian School of Economics, Oslo**

**Title:** Pairwise local Fisher and Naive Bayes: Improving two standard discriminants

______

**Apr 10: ADAM TAUBE, Department of Statistiscs, Uppsala University (Time: 14:15 - 16:00) **

**Title: **Some African experiences: some forgotten projects in the history of Statistics department

**Apr 17: TBA!**

**Title: **

**Apr 24: MAGNUS EKSTRÖM, Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University**

**Title: **Usage of gaps between observations

______

**May 08: N/A **

**Title: **

**May 22: KARINA RDZ-NAVARRO, Department of Sociology, University of Chile, Santiago**

**Title: **Challenges and opportunities in non-linear structural equation modeling with categorical data

**May 29: ANDREEA ENACHE, Stockholm School of Economics**

**Title: **Quantile analysis of "hazard-rate" game models

_______________________________________________________________________________

### Fall 2018 (Sep - Dec)

All seminars will take place 10.15 - 11:30 in Ekonomikum Room H317 (except on Sep 19 and Nov 14 when it will be in Room A114 and B153, respectively)

**Sep 05 : HARRY KHAMIS, Guest Professor, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **An application of the log-linear model

**Sep 12 : JOHAN LYHAGEN, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **A likelihood-based approach to correct for publication bias in meta analysis

**Sep 19 : MÅRTEN SCHULTZBERG, Ph.D. student, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Using high frequency pre-treatment outcomes to identify causal effects in non-experimental data

_____

**Oct 03: DAN HEDLIN, Professor, Department of Statistics, Stockholm University**

**Title: **Nonresponse in sample surveys

**Oct 10: DESMOND MWEMBE, Doktorand, NUST, Zimbabwe**

**Title: **Optimal pricing of health insurance schemes in a heterogeneous and changing population

**Oct 24: NIKALAOS KOURENTZES, Professor, Lancaster University / Stockholm School of Economics**

**Title: **A couple of moments for forecast selection and combination

_____

**Nov 14 : MÅRTEN SCHULTZBERG, Ph.D. student, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University **

**Title: **Experimental design using longitudinal data

**Nov 21: THORSTEN DICKHAUS, Professor, University of Bremen, Germany**

**Title: **Copula-based multiple hypothesi stesting

**Nov 28: PAULINA JONEUS, Ph.D. student, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University **

**Title: **The deregulation of the Queensland electricity market and a smooth transition duration model

______

**Dec 12: ALFRED STEIN, Professor, University of Twente, The Netherlands **

**Title: **The power and beauty of spatial statistics

**Dec 19 : TBA!**

**Title: **

_______________________________________________________________________________

### Spring2018 (Jan - May)

All seminars takes place in Ekonomikum, Room F332 between 10.15 - 11:30.

**Jan 10 : DONALD RUBIN, Professor, Harvard University**

**Title: **Disentangling treatment and placebo effects in randomized experiments using principal stratification

**Jan 17 : TBA!**

**Title: **

**Jan 24 : TBA!**

**Title: **

**Jan 31 : LARS RÖNNEGÅRD, Department of Statistics, Dalarna University**

**Title: **Data analysis using hierarchical geenralized lienar mdoels with R

_____

**Feb 14 : INGEBORG WAERNBAUM, Department of Statistics, Umeå University**

**Title: **Evaluating sufficiency of pre-specified set of confounders: Theory and applications

**Feb 21 : ANJA JANßEN, Department of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm**

**Title: **The time change formula for extremes of stationary time series

**Feb 28 : M. SEPAHVAND, Department of Economics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **A statistical cooperation project between The National Institute of Statistics and Demography in Burkina Faso (INSD) and Statistics Sweden (SCB)

_____

**Mar 14 : CLAUDIA KIRCH, Department of Mathematics, Magdeburg University, Germany**

**Title: **Multiple change point estimation based on moving sum statistics

**Mar 21: THOMAS SCHÖN, Professor,** **Inst f Information Technology, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Composing stochastic quasi-Newton-type algorithms

**Mar 28: PER JOHANSSON, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Subjective expectations and the gender gap in STEM education

______

**Apr 11 : JUNI PALMGREN, Professor, MEB, KI, Stockholm**

**Title: **Research infrastructure, Big data and statistics

**Apr 18 : JOHAN HALLQVIST**,

**Professor, Department of Publich Health, Uppsala University**

**Title: **The interpretation of interaction as conditional causation in epidemiology

**Apr 23 : DONALD RUBIN, Professor, Harvard University**

**Title:** Re-randomization in randomized experiments

**Apr 25 : JONAS ANDERSSON, Norwegian School of Economics, Oslo**

**Title: **A dynamic binomial model with application to the propensity to use tax amnesty

____

**May 02: Upp-Upp !**

**May 09: HÅVARD HEGRE, Professor, Inst f freds- & konfliktforskning, Uppsala universitet**

**Title: **ViEWS: A political violence early warning system

**May23 : JOHAN VEGELIUS, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Nonlinear structural equation modeling of ordinal data with frequentist estimation

**May 30: JOHN HAM, Professor, New Yourk University, Abu Dhabi**

**Title: **Selection, gender and the impact of schooling type in the urban slums of Dhaka

_______________________________________________________________________________

### Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

**Note-1:*** *No seminars on **Sep 27, Oct 18, Nov 08, Dec 06 **due to faculty meeting or off-days**.**

**Note-2:*** *All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332 (except on Oct 25 which will be in Room B153). All seminars begin at 10.15.

**Sep 06 : JOHANNES FORKMAN, Senior Lecturer, SLU, Uppsala**

**Title: **Generalized confidence intervals for inter- and intra-subject coefficients of variation

**Sep 13 : ANN-MARIE FLYGARE, Örebro University**

**Title: **Statistical disclosure control: two ongoing research topics

**Sep 20 : **

**Title: **

_______

**Oct 04 : ANDERS HOLMBERG, Statistics Norway, Oslo**

**Title: **Using emerging unconventional data Sources: A palette of opportunities with new and traditional methods in official statistics

**Oct 11 : tba! **

**Title: **

**Oct 25 : YUKAI YANG, Senior lecturer, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Panel Smooth Transition Regression Models

_______

**Nov 01 : ---**

**Title: **

**Nov 15 : Prof. JUNI PALMGREN, KI, Stockholm (Cancelled!!!)**

**Title: **Research infrastructure, Big data and statistics

**Nov 22 : Prof. HANNU OJA, Turku University, Finland**

**Title: **Scatter matrices and linear dimension reduction

**Nov 29 : EMMA PERSSON, Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Umeå University**

**Title: **Tests for the unconfoundedness assumption using quasi-instruments

_______

**Dec 13: SEBASTIAN ANKARGREN, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Marginal likelihood estimation for mixed-frequency Bayesian VAR models

**Dec 20 : Prof. PETER SCHMIDT, University of Giessen, Germany**

**Title: **A Meta-analytic structural equation model for the theory of planned behavior

### _______________________________________________________________________________

### Spring 2017 (January - May)

**Note-1:*** No seminars on Feb 08, Mar 08, Apr 05, May 17 due to faculty meeting or off-days.*

**Note-2:*** All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332, beginning at 10.15.*

**Jan 18 : XIAOQIN WANG, Docent, University of Gävle**

**Title**

_________________________

**Jan 25 : Prof. NJÅL FOLDNES, University of Oslo **

**Title: **On a new method for calculating p-values in SEM

_________________________

**Feb 01 : SONJA SWANSON, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam (Joint seminar with IFAU)**

**Title: **An instrument is not enough: Monotonicity, homogeneity and instrumental variable methods

_________________________

**Feb 15 : STEPAN MAZUR, Assistant Professor, University of Örebro**

**Title: **Bayesian inference for the tangent portfolio

_________________________

**Mar 01 : JOHAN ZETTERQVIST, Doktorand, KI, Stockholm**

**Title: **Doubly robust conditional logistic regression

_________________________

**Mar 15 : TBA!**

**Title: **

_________________________

**Mar 22 : TBA!**

**Title: **

_________________________

**Mar 29 : TBA!**

**Title: **

_________________________

**Apr 19 : Prof. RICKARD SANDBERG, Stockholm School of Economics**

**Title: **Weak convergence to stochastic multivariate power integrals

_________________________

**Apr 26 : Prof. HOLGER DETTE, University of Bochum, Germany**

**Title: **Copula based spectral analysis

_________________________

**May 03: MYRSINI KATSIKATSOU, Postdoc, LSE, London**

**Title: **Pairwise likelihood estimation for incomplete data for SEMs with ordinal variables

_________________________

**Maj 10 : Prof. PAUL SEEGER, SLU, Uppsala**

**Title: **Statistical design and analysis in agricultural experimentation and card playing

_________________________

**Maj 24 : TBA!**

**Title: **

_______________________________________________________________________________

**Fall (Sep - Dec) 2016**

**Note-1:*** No seminars on Oct 05, 26, Nov 09, Dec 07 due to faculty meeting or off-days.*

**Note-2:*** All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332, beginning at 10.15, unless otherwise specified.*

___________________________________

**Sep 07 : **

**Title: **

**___**

**Sep 14 : Prof. Bent Nielson, Oxford University**

**Title: **Asymptotic theory for over-dispersed age-period cohort and extended chain-ladder models** **

**___**

**Sep 21 : TBA!**

**Title: **

**___**

**Sep 28 : Statistics-IFAU Seminar - Cancelled!**

**Title: **

**___**

**Oct 12 : Prof. MAE-JONG LEE (Seoul University, Korea) & Assistant Prof. JINYOUNG CHOI (Frankfurt Univeristy, Germnay) **

**Title: **Twins are different: Birth-order-dependent heterogeneous survival and mother's compensating behavior

**___**

**Oct 19 : MILDA NORKUTE, Lund University**

**Title: **Local-to-unity asymptotics for factor analytical approach

**___**

**Nov 16: YING PANG, Stockholm University **

**Title: **Factor augmented forecasting for high-dimensional data

**___**

**Nov 23 : Prof. MELANIE SCHIENLE, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany **

**Title: **Determination of vector error correction models in high dimensions

**___**

**Nov 30 : ELISABETH DAHLQWIST, KI, Stockholm**

**Title: **Adjusting for unmeasured confounding in survival analysis using informative clusters

**___**

**Dec 07 : JOHN ÖSTH, UU**

**Title: **Can the mobility of phones be used to depict the spatial organization of regions?

**___**

**Dec 14 : SEBASTIAN ANKARGREN**

**Title: **A mixed-frequency Bayesian vector autoregression with a stead-state prior

**___**

**Dec 21 : DAVID BOLIN, Senior Lecturer, Gothenburg University**

**Title: **Multivariate normal inverse Gaussian Matern fields

### _________________________________________________________________________

### Spring 2016 (January - May)

**Note-1:*** No seminars on Feb 10 & 17, Mar 09, Apr 13, May 18 due to faculty meeting or off-days.*

**Note-2:*** All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332, beginning at 10.15.*

____________________________________________________________________________

**Jan 20 : INGRID LÖNNSTEDT, Uppsala University**

**Title: ***Normalization of the L1000 gene expression database with RUV*

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Jan 27 : tba**

**Title: **

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Feb 03 : PATRIK ANDERSSON, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: ***Unbiased simulation of stochastic differnetial equations*

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Feb 24 : PAUL LAMBERT, KI Stockholm and Leicester University**

**Title: **The use of flexible parametric survival models for the analysis of competing risks in time-to-event data

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Mar 02 : MYOUNG-JAE LEE, Department of Economics, Korea University**

**Title: **Regression discontinuity with integer running variables

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Mar 16 : Sebastian Andersson, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **Frequentist model averaging and penalized least squares

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Mar 23 : tba**

**Title: **

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Mar 30 : LUTZ DÜMBGEN, Department of Mathematics, Bern University, Sweitzerland**

**Title: **Regularized M-estimation of multivariate scatter

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 06 : tba**

**Title: **

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 20 : XAVIER DE LUNA, Umeå University**

**Title: **Robust semi-parametric estimators: Missing data and causal inference

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 27 : GENARO SUCARRAT, Department of Economics, Oslo University, Norway**

**Title: **Models of financial return with time-varying zero probability

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**May 04 : **

**Title: **

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**May 11 : MATTIAS NORDIN, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University**

**Title: **The price of inattention: Evidence from the Swedish housing market

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**May 25 : AICO VAN VUUREN, Department of Economics, Gothenburg University**

**Title: **

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

### _____________________________________________________________

### _______________________________________________________________________________

### Fall 2015 (September - December)

**NOTE-1:*** No seminars on Sep 30, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 09, due to faculty meetings and other off days.*

**NOTE-2:*** All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332 except on Sep 23 when it is in B139. All seminars begin at 10:15.*

____________________________________________________________________________

**Sep 09 : ULRIKE SCHNEIDER, TU Viena, Austria**

**Title: **Statistical inference after LASSO-type estimation

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Sep 16: DAVID KAPLAN, University of Wisconsin, USA / Heidelberg University, Germany**

**Title: **Bayesian model averaging over directed acyclic graphs with implications for the predictive performance of SEMs

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Sep 23: TBA!!!**

**Title:**

**Room: B139**

__________________________________________________

**Oct 07: TARAS BODNER, Stockholm University**

**Title: **Direct shrinkage estimation of large dimensional precision matrix

**Rum: **F332

_________________________

**Oct 14: PER PETTERSSON LIDBOM, Stockholm University**

**Title: **Democracy, redistribution, and political participation: Evidence from Sweden 1919-1938

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Oct 21: MÅRTEN PALME, Stockholm University**

**Title: **Dynastic human capital, inequality and intergenerational mobility

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Nov 04: TBA !!! **

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Nov 18: YI LU, KI, Stockholm**

**Title: **Heritability - Quantitative genetics in the genomics era

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Nov 25: JELLE GOEMAN, Radboud University, The Netherlands**

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Dec 02: TBA !!!**

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Dec 16: TBA !!!**

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

### Spring 2015 (January - May)

**NOTE-1:*** No seminars on Wednesdays of Jan 07, Feb 04, Mar 11, Apr 01, Apr 15, and May 20 due to faculty *

*meetings and other holidays.*

**Note-2:*** All seminars will take place in Ekonomikum Room F332 except first which will be in Room B105. All seminars begin at 10:15.*

____________________________________________________________________________

*Jan 14: JOAKIM WESTERLUND, Lund Universitet*

**Title:** A factor analytical method to interactive effects dynamic panel models with or without unit root

**Room: **B105

_________________________

*Jan 21: SEBASTIAN ANDERSSON, Statistiska institutionen, Uppsala Universitet*

**Title:** The role of financial system for real economy

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Jan 28: FRANK MILLER, Stockholm Universitet*

**Title:** Optimal designs of experiments applied to dose-response studes

**Room: **F332

__________________________________________________

*Feb 11: MARIA KARLSSON, Umeå Universitet*

**Title:** Finite mixture of Tobit models

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Feb 25: MÅNS THULIN, Statistiska institutionen, Uppsala Universitet*

**Title:** Multivariate two-sample testing with censored data

**Room: **F332

### __________________________________________________

*Mar 04: HENRIK WINELL, Statistiska institutionen, Uppsala Universitet* & KI, Stockholm

**Title:** A general score-independent test for order-restricted inference

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Mar 18: JENS MALMROS, Stockholm Universitet*

**Title:** Social networks, respondent-driven sampling and an unusual epidemic

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Mar 25: THOMAS HOLGERSSON, Jonköping*

**Title:** Matters of weak and strong convergence of Mahalanobis distance

**Room: **F332

__________________________________________________

*Apr 08: AKIM ADEKPEDJOU, USA/Germany*

**Title:** Chi-square tests on random cells with recurrent events

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Apr 22: CRISTINA AMADO, CREATES (Denmark) & Portugal*

**Title:** Multiplicative non-stationary volatility models with exogenous information

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Apr 28: YUKAI YANG, CORE, Belgium*

**Title:** Specification, estimation, and evaluation of vector smooth transition autoregressive models with applications

**Room: **F332, **15:15 - 17:00**

_________________________

*Apr 29: Upp-Upp meeting!!!*

_____________________________

*May 06: IRINI MOUSTAKI, London School of Economics*

**Title:** Analysis of multivariate categorical data using latent variable models: Issues of measurement invariance and non-response in multi-group studies

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*May 13: JOHAN LYHAGEN, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University*

**Title:** Ranking economic journals

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*May 27: FREDTIK SÄVJE, Department of Economics, Uppsala University*

**Title:** Improving experiments with threshold blocking

**Room: **F332

_________________________

*Jun 10: Cancelled !!!*

**Title:** tba

**Room: **---

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

**SPRING 2014 (JANUARY - MAY)**

** NOTE-1:*** No seminars on Wednesdays of Jan 1, 8, 29, Feb 19, Mar 12, Apr 9, 30, and May 21 due to faculty *

*meetings or other holidays.*

** Note-2:*** All seminars are in Room F332 except on Jan 15, May 14 and May 19 which are in Rooms A144, B105 *

*and*

**B125**, respectively.____________________________________________________________________________

** **

** Jan15: *** Sara de Luna,* Umeå university

**Title:** Modelling varved like sdiments to detect past climate changes using functional data analysis

**Room: **A144

_________________________

**Jan 22: *** Shaobo Jin,* Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title: **An empirical study of polychoric instrumental variable estimation in SEMs

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Feb 05: Jianxin Wei, **Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title: **A further study on the robustness of block panel unit root test

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Feb 12: David Kreiberg,** Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Feb 26: Ronnie Pingel**, Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title:** Correlation and efficiency of propensity score based estimators

**Room: **Seminarrum IFAU

_________________________

**Mar 05: Jun Yu,**

*Department of Mathematics, Umeå university*

**Title: **Statistical modeling of spatiotemporal data

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Mar 19: Björn Andersson, **Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title:**

**Room: **B125

_________________________

**Mar 26: *** Shaobo Jin*, Statistics Department, Uppsala university

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 02: Shaobo Jin, **Statistics department, Uppsala university

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 16: Deliang Dai, **Jönköping Business School

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Apr 23: Xingwu Zhou, Statistics department, Uppsala university**

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**May 07: Rickard Sandberg, **Stockholm School of Economics

**Title: **Unit root testing in NCAR models

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**May 14: tba**

**Title:**

**Room: B105**

_________________________

**May 28: Nanny Wermuth, **Chalmers University, Gothenburg

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

_________________________

============================================================================

### Fall 2013 (September to January)

** **** Note 1:*** **No seminars on Wednesdays of October 2, November 13, and December 11 due to ** faculty meetings*

** Note 2:*** All seminars are in Room F332 except on September 25 which is in Room B139.*

____________________________________________________________________________

**Sep 11: **** Keith Humphrey**, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

**Title:** Statistical analysis of tumor growth, mammographic images and breast cancer risk

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Sep 18: **** Kurt Brännäs**, Umeå University

**Title:** The number of traded shares: A time series modeling approach

**Room:** F332

_________________________

**Sep 25:*** Jan Beran*, Konstanz University, Germany

**Title:** Statistical inference for locally stationary long-memory processes

**Room:** B139

_________________________

**Oct 09:*** Rolf Larsson*, Uppsala University

**Title:** How close is a fractional process to a random walk with drift?

**Room:**

**______________________**

** Oct 16:** TBA!

**Title:**

**Room:**

**______________________**

** Oct 23:** TBA!

**Title: **

**Room: **F332

_________________________

**Nov 06:*** Xijia Liu*, Uppsala University

**Title:** Block bootstrap panel unit root tests with deterministic terms

**Room: **F332

________________________

**Nov 20:** **Patrick Groenen,** Rotterdam University, The Netherlands

**Title:**

**Room:**

________________________

**Nov 27: *** Tatjana Pavlenko,* KTH, Stockholm

**Title:**

**Abstract:**

**Room:**

________________________

**Dec 04: Karl Jöreskog**, Uppsala University

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

**_______________________**

**Dec 18: Mattias Villani**, Linköping University

**Title:**

**Room: **F332

**_______________________**

____________________________________________________________________

**Spring 2013 (January to May)**

**General Notes:** 1.* All seminars are on Wednesdays, at 10:15-11:30.*

2. *Seminars are held in Ekonomikum in the rooms respectively specified*

3. *List is regularly updated with titles, abstracts, etc.*

January 16, Room A144

**Paraskevi Peristera**, Department of Statistics, Stockholm University

January 23, Room B159

**Shaobo Jin**, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University

January 30: No seminar (faculty meeting)

February 06: Room F332

**Petra Ornstein**, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University

February 13: Room B139

**Ruggero Bellio**, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Udine, Italy

March 13: No Seminar (Faculty Meeting)

February 20: No seminar

February 27: Room A156

**Anders Christofferson**, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University

March 06: Room B105

**Hans Nyquist**, Departmentof Statistics, Stockholm University

March 13: No seminar (faculty meeting)

March 20, Room B105:

**Silvelyn Zwanzig**, Department of Mathematical Statistics, Uppsala University

March 27: TBA

April 03, Room B139:

**Martin Singull**, Department of Mathematics, Division of Mathematical Statistics, Linköping University

April 10 (Shifted to April 12)

April 12 (Friday), Room F332 (*Lic Seminar*):

**Björn Andersson**, Department of Statistics, Uppsala University

Time: 12:30

April 17: No Seminar (Faculty Meeting)

April 24: Room B115

**Ulf Olsson**, SLU, Uppsala

May 01: No Seminar (Holiday)

May 08, Room B125: (**Cancelled!!!**)

Tatjana Pavlenko, Mathematical Statistics, KTH, Stockholm

May 15: Room B125

**Erniel Barrios**, School of Statistics, University of the Philippines (Diliman Campus), Manila, The Philippines

May 22: No Seminar (Faculty Meeting)

May 29, Room B105:

**Kristi Kuljus**, Mathematical Statistics, Umeå University