2018 HCEO-PEKING Student Training Summer Seminar

All day
Through July 9, 2018
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing
Culture Plaza 20th Floor
59A Zhongguancun Street
Haidian District, Beijing, 100872

Jul. 7

The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group is hosting its first Student Training Summer Seminar in collaboration with the School of Economics at Peking University and the University of Chicago Beijing Center. The three-day intensive program is designed to equip students with the tools to formulate research questions, and proceed to investigate those questions empirically and theoretically using data. Students will hear lectures from leading faculty, participate in hands-on data analysis projects, and present and receive feedback on their findings. There is no fee to attend. The program is open to Ph.D. students studying within China.



Jeffrey Smith

University Wisconsin–Madison

Loren Brandt

University of Toronto


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Applications are due April 9, 2018

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设在芝加哥大学的Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO)与北京大学经济学院合作,将于2018年暑假在北京开展为期三天的暑期研修班,面向中国国内的在读博士生,由Jeffrey Smith(威斯康辛大学麦迪逊分校经济学教授)和Loren Brandt(多伦多大学经济学教授)授课,为学生们提供规划研究问题的手段与运用数据对问题进行实证与理论研究的方法。








北京大学经济学院在经济学研究领域的地位和作用自不必多言。这里要多说几句的是HCEO。创立于2010年,由诺贝尔经济学奖得主,芝加哥大学Henry Schultz杰出服务经济学教授James Heckman领衔,Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group是一个由400多位研究者、教育工作者和政策制定者组成的全球工作组,重点关注人力资本发展和它对机会不平等所造成的影响。HCEO的六个主要研究领域包括:

  • Early Childhood Interventions
  • Family Inequality
  • Health Inequality
  • Identity and Personality
  • Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation and Policy
  • Markets